CARTES presents the 11 winners of the SESAMES Awards 2012

  CARTES presents the 11 winners of the SESAMES Awards 2012

Cartes 2012

Business Wire

PARIS -- November 06, 2012

Organized as part of the CARTES trade show, the SESAMES Awards rewarded the
most innovative projects in 10 categories. For the first time this year, the
SESAMES Discovery will give an award to the best innovation presented by a
start-up company.

In 2012, the finalist projects honored the NFC applications but also the
security in the Cloud, to optimize the increasing convergence between mobility
and security.

The SESAMES Awards’ finalists will be presented at CARTES in the SESAMES Area,
hall 4.

Discover the 11 winners:


  *NXP with Next Generation NFC Radio Controller


  *Intrinsic-ID with Saturnus ®

Identification / ID Cards /Health

  *Sunward Telecom Limited with 13.56 MHz RF-SIM

IT Security

  *Morpho with EMV Pro Digit


  *Infineon Technologies AG with Security Controller for Transport

Banking /Retail / Loyalty

  *Toro Development Ltd with Akami Suite

Trusted Internet / Authentication

  *NXP Semiconductors Austria GmbH with Mobile POS for eTicket and stored
    value reload


  *Oberthur Technologies with Multi-brand NFC Payment Wallet


  *Giesecke&Devrient with Portigo

Manufacturing& tests

  *Gemalto with PrintPixel


  *RCDEVS SARL with OpenOTP/TiQR Authentication Server

The SESAMES Awards reward the best technological innovations in terms of smart
cards, digital security, identification, secure transactions and contactless
since 1995.

The projects submitted are presented to 38 jury members, international
expertsrecognized in their field, who choose the finalists and the winners of
the SESAMES Awards, in total impartiality and confidentiality of entries, thus
highlighting the most dynamic and most ingenious companies.

To follow the trade show in real time:

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If you want to interview the spokesperson of one of the companies who won a
SESAMES Award, do not hesitate to contact us.

About CARTES 2012:

The CARTES 2012 show, taking place from 6 to 8 November at the Parc des
Expositions in Paris-Nord Villepinte, is the world's leading event in smart
technologies for security, payment, identification and mobility. With 143
countries represented, 450 exhibitors and 140 conferences with international
experts, CARTES 2012 is an essential trade show for all the players in this
highly dynamic market. This year, for its 27th edition, CARTES 2012 is putting
the spotlight on India.


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