Gemalto Honored with Connected World 2013 Gold Value Chain Award for Facilitating Innovative M2M Technology

  Gemalto Honored with Connected World 2013 Gold Value Chain Award for
  Facilitating Innovative M2M Technology

Gemalto Enabled Connectivity Instrumental in Improving Hurricane Sandy Relief
                                   Efforts

Business Wire

AMSTERDAM -- July 18, 2013

Regulatory News:

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security,
announces that its Cinterion^® M2M technology has won a gold 2013 Connected
World Magazine’s prestigious Value Chain Award. Partnering with Jazz Wireless
Data^1, the Gemalto solution enables high-speed connectivity and GPS data
transmission for TrackPoint’s innovative solar powered wireless asset
management product. The device was used in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts to
remotely monitor fuel levels in tanker trucks and fleet vehicles working to
speed recovery and restore power. The solution allowed utility companies to
reroute fuel delivery schedules in real time to keep operations running at
peak levels.

TrackPoint System’s innovative Tr/IPS™ device combines Gemalto M2M technology
with unlimited, sustainable solar power to track and manage mobile assets such
as truck trailers and shipping containers. The advanced HSPA+ M2M module
wirelessly communicates assets location details and data from sensors
monitoring temperature, noise level and the overall status to a central
database.

“Making your cities cleaner. Keeping students in schools. Enhancing your
sports-viewing experience. These are just a few ways this year’s award winners
have found success,” says Peggy Smedley, editorial director, Connected World
magazine. “And they certainly prove that in today’s tech world, it is really
all about M2M.”

“We relied on Gemalto engineers to consult on security architecture,
schematics, power design and circuit board layout,” said Ben Schnitz, Chief
Technology Officer, TrackPoint System. “This helped us quickly launch a
state-of-the-art solar-powered product that is totally unique in the
marketplace.”

“The inherent power management system of our solution allowed TrackPoint to
extend battery life, which is essential for applications that lack a tethered
power source” said Paul Kobos, Regional Manager for M2M at Gemalto North
America. “This award recognizes Gemalto for the design and development of
technologies that have played a major role in helping safeguard people in a
weather emergency.”

^1 Connected World award winners

About Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security
with 2012 annual revenues of €2.2 billion and more than 10,000 employees
operating out of 83 offices and 13 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. We develop secure embedded
software and secure products which we design and personalize. Our platforms
and services manage these products, the confidential data they contain and the
trusted end-user services made possible.

Our innovations enable our clients to offer trusted and convenient digital
services to billions of individuals. Gemalto thrives with the growing number
of people using its solutions to interact with the digital and wireless world.

For more information visit www.gemalto.com, www.justaskgemalto.com,
blog.gemalto.com, or follow @gemalto on Twitter.

Contact:

Gemalto
Media
Peggy Edoire, +33 4 42 36 45 40
Europe, Middle East & Africa
peggy.edoire@gemalto.com
or
Pierre Lelievre, +65 6317 3802
Asia Pacific
pierre.lelievre@gemalto.com
or
Nicole Smith, +1 512 758 8921
North America
nicole.smith@gemalto.com
or
Ernesto Haikewitsch, +55 11 5105 9220
Latin America
ernesto.haikewitsch@gemalto.com
 
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