Bell ID Mobile Token Manager Software Used in RIM’s Mobile Payments Solution

  Bell ID Mobile Token Manager Software Used in RIM’s Mobile Payments Solution

Business Wire

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands -- January 22, 2013

Bell ID® today announced that its Token Manager Software is being used by
Research In Motion (RIM) in its Secure Element Manager (SEM) solution for NFC
(near field communication) mobile payments.

Bell ID Mobile Token Manager Software is a vendor neutral software platform
used by Trusted Service Manager (TSM) solutions like RIM’s SEM, which
coordinates the technical and business relationships of multiple stakeholders
to deliver and maintain payment services on a mobile device. Bell ID’s
solution provides for over-the-air lifecycle management of applications,
cryptographic keys and any form factor secure element on NFC devices. It
enables TSM solutions to supply service providers, such as banks and
retailers, with the means to securely provision, store and update their
credentials and applications on NFC capable devices. By following global
industry standards, Bell ID Mobile Token Manager ensures future proof
interoperability with other TSMs and third party NFC services.

Andrew Bocking, Senior Vice President, Software Product Management at RIM,
commented: “We selected Bell ID for their broad experience within multiple
vertical markets and proven technical ability to manage infrastructure
complexity. With Bell ID’s Mobile Token Manager Software, we have been able to
implement the necessary framework to oversee the secure delivery and
management of mobile NFC services to any NFC capable device, including
BlackBerry smartphones. As the software is vendor neutral, we have the
flexibility to work with any third party provider to manage a global NFC

Pat Curran, Executive Chairman at Bell ID, added: “With this implementation,
Bell ID has proven its capability to provide true carrier grade software,
which can support high volumes and high throughput for global
multi-application real time token management solutions. It confirms Bell ID’s
position in the NFC market as the leading vendor independent software


Notes to editors:

About Bell ID

Bell ID ( is a global provider of smart chip management
solutions. Its proven technology manages the lifecycles of applications and
cryptographic keys.

Whether you are a mobile network operator delivering mobile services,
financial institution migrating to EMV, or government issuing body rolling out
e-identity cards, Bell ID has the software solution to meet your specific
token management needs.

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