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Cinterion Enables Secure M2M Connectivity for Industrial Automation and Control Systems in Brazil

  Cinterion Enables Secure M2M Connectivity for Industrial Automation and
  Control Systems in Brazil

Business Wire

SÃO PAULO -- December 06, 2012

Regulatory News:

Cinterion, Gemalto’s (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO) machine-to-machine (M2M)
business segment and the global leader in cellular M2M communication
technology, announces that its TC65i quad-band wireless module has been fully
integrated in the AirGate-GPRS system for remote monitoring and site
automation. Developed by Novus Automation, a leading manufacturer of
supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), the system links industrial
equipment to backend computer systems providing 24/7 remote supervision.

The Cinterion high-performance plug-in and play module provides secure
wireless connectivity for remote monitoring and management of industrial
processes in manufacturing and building automation environments.

With a powerful embedded Java™ engine, the Cinterion solution runs AirGate
software directly on the module freeing up valuable computing power for
innovative automation tasks such as controlling robots and improving energy
efficiency in manufacturing. The AirGate features multiple industrial
interfaces for flexibility and easy integration with any automation system.

JMD Automação, a Brazilian solution provider recently implemented the new
Novus device at several manufacturing facilities in Brazil and reported
immediate improved performance and efficiency.

“Novus AirGate is the most flexible solution to implement remote access to an
existing Modbus communication network, with minor or no changes to the
infrastructure,“ said  José Manoel Reis de Oliveira, Applications Engineer at
JMD Automação. “As system integrators, we are running extensive tests in
actual applications and based on the first excellent results, we are confident
in the successful deployment of monitoring and alarm applications in
industrial facilities, water distribution management, among others.“

“Cinterion’s design consulting and powerful Java-embedded solution simplified
design and integration, and eliminated the expense of additional processors
and memory,” said Marcos Dillenburg, Technology Director, Novus Automation.
“Cinterion’s industry-leading wireless communication tools allow secure access
into manufacturing from virtually any place, any time for a more streamlined
workforce.”

IMS Research estimates the global industrial automation market will reach $159
billion by year-end and top $200 billion by 2015, with as much as 65 percent
of that growth in the Americas and Asia-Pacific.^1

“The vibrant manufacturing sector in Brazil is driving strong growth in the
region’s industrial automation market,” said Ramzi Abdine, General Manager of
Cinterion M2M at Gemalto Latin America. “Combining Cinterion’s leadership in
reliable M2M technology with Novus’s expertise in automation and SCADA systems
provides customers with leading-edge technology that optimizes operations and
strengthens competitive advantage.”

^1 IMS Research, Global Industrial Automation Market to Surpass $200 billion
by 2015, May, 30, 2012, Sarah Sultan, Analyst

About Cinterion, a Gemalto Company
Cinterion, the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) segment of Gemalto (Euronext NL
0000400653 GTO), is the industry pioneer for wireless M2M communication and
market leader for more than 15 years. Cinterion enables businesses to succeed
in a complex M2M ecosystem by offering expertise, security, simplicity and
partnership. Cinterion’s award-winning products and services connect people,
machines, equipment and vehicles over wireless networks, helping enterprises
simplify operations, increase efficiency and establish new business models.
Equipment makers, integrators, MNOs, and end-users rely on Cinterion for
leading-edge wireless M2M communication modules, Machine Identification
Modules (MIMs), MIM personalization capabilities plus a trusted and secure,
cloud-based Service Delivery Platform for any M2M application. Cinterion
powers cellular communications for: telematics and automotive applications,
tracking and tracing, industrial mobile computing, metering and smart grid,
payment systems, healthcare, security systems, routers and gateways, remote
maintenance and control and more.

About Gemalto
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader indigital
securitywith 2011 annual revenues of €2 billion and more than 10,000
employees operating out of 74 offices and 14 Research & Development centers,
located in 43 countries.

We are at the heart of the rapidly evolving digital society. Billions of
people worldwide increasingly want the freedom to communicate, travel, shop,
bank, entertain and work – anytime, everywhere – in ways that are enjoyable
and safe. Gemalto delivers on their expanding needs for personal mobile
services, payment security, authenticated cloud access, identity and privacy
protection, eHealthcare and eGovernment efficiency, convenient ticketing and
dependable machine-to-machine (M2M) applications.

Gemalto develops secure embedded software and secure products which we design
and personalize. Our platforms and services manage these secure products, the
confidential data they contain and the trusted end-user services they enable.
Our innovations offer more ways for our clients to enhance the convenience and
security of people’s digital lives.

Gemalto thrives with the growing number of people using its solutions to
interact with the digital and wireless world.

For more information
visitwww.gemalto.com,www.justaskgemalto.com,blog.gemalto.com, or
follow@gemaltoon Twitter.

Contact:

Cinterion
North America
Nicole Smith, +1 512 257 3902
nicole.smith@gemalto.com
or
Europe, Middle East & Africa
Peggy Edoire, +33 4 42 36 45 40
peggy.edoire@gemalto.com
or
Latin America
Ernesto Haikewitsch, +55 11 51 05 92 20
ernesto.haikewitsch@gemalto.com
or
Asia Pacific
Yvonne Lim, +65 6317 3730
yvonne.lim@gemalto.com
or
LPI Communications
Ellen Lynch, +1 (415) 225 2240
ellen@lpicommunications.com
 
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