Oberthur Technologies Partners with HID Global to Carry Seos Digital Keys on NFC SIM Cards for Mobile Access

  Oberthur Technologies Partners with HID Global to Carry Seos Digital Keys on
  NFC SIM Cards for Mobile Access

Business Wire

COLOMBES, France -- June 10, 2013

Oberthur Technologies, one of the world’s largest providers of security and
identification solutions and services based on smart card technologies, today
announced its partnership with HID Global that provides Oberthur Technologies
the ability to support the use of Seos^TM digital keys on NFC-enabled
smartphones. The partnership enables the Seos digital keys applet to be
embedded in Oberthur Technologies NFC SIM cards, making it possible to use NFC
smartphones for a wide range of applications that typically reside on smart

Oberthur Technologies´ dragonFly product family is a new generation of NFC SIM
cards that combine speed and include best-in-class certifications (Common
Criteria EAL4+, MasterCard, Visa, MIFARE DESFire™) and integrated anti-virus
protection. The solution supports key applications driving NFC deployments
such as transport, payment and access control. It also supports applications
that facilitate a more convenient user experience, such as the use of a mobile
phone for hotel check-in and hotel room access.

The Seos applet is part of an ecosystem of interoperable products and services
for issuing, delivering and revoking digital keys on NFC-enabled mobile
devices that can be used to open doors to homes, hotels, offices, hospitals,
universities and commercial buildings. Seos includes standards-based smart
card technology with state-of-the-art cryptography for maximum
interoperability and security, and the Seos Trusted Service Manager securely
manages Seos digital keys on NFC mobile devices.

“Oberthur Technologies’ dragonFly NFC SIM cards and its secure elements in
general are interoperable with Seos from HID Global and fully meet the
expectation of our customers in term of access control for mobile devices,”
said Jerome Ajdenbaum, Telecom Business Unit Marketing Director at Oberthur

“Our partnership with Oberthur Technologies reflects HID Global’s dedication
to continually expand our mobile access ecosystem in order to deliver the
broadest range of secure, convenient and flexible solutions to customers,”
said Debra Spitler, Vice President Mobile Access Solutions with HID Global.
“HID Global is looking forward to working with a best-in-class SIM provider
such as Oberthur Technologies to uncover new and exciting opportunities in the
mobile access space.”

About Oberthur Technologies
Oberthur Technologies is a world leader in the field of secure technologies:
systems development, solutions and services for smart cards (payment cards,
SIM cards, access cards, NFC…) and for secure identity documents, traditional
and electronic (identity card, passport, health care card). Created in 1984,
Oberthur Technologies employs over 6 000 employees. With 50 sales offices
across 5 continents, Oberthur Technologies’ international network serves
clients in 140 countries.
For more information: www.oberthur.com

About HID Global
HID Global is the trusted source for innovative products, services, solutions,
and know-how related to the creation, use, and management of secure identities
for millions of customers around the world. The company’s served markets
include physical and logical access control, including strong authentication
and credential management; card printing and personalization; visitor
management systems; highly secure government and citizen ID; and
identification RFID technologies used in animal ID and industry and logistics
applications. Primary brands are ActivID®, EasyLobby®, FARGO® and HID®.
Headquartered in Irvine, California, HID Global has over 2,000 employees
worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100
countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. Seos is a trademark of
ASSA ABLOY AB.For more information, visit www.hidglobal.com.


Oberthur Technologies
Media Contacts:
Annika Hellgren,Tel: +33-(0)6-03-07-23-87/+46-(0)73-684-47-02
FTI Consulting
Yannick Duvergé, Tel: +33-(0)1-47-03-68-65/+33-(0)6-74-91-48-05
HID Global
Media Contact:
Jeremy Hyatt, 949-732-2177
Director, Global Public Relations
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