November 08, 2012 at 01:15 AM EST
Sunward Telecom NFC SIM Card Wins 2012 SESAMES Innovation Award Using INSIDE Secure PicoPulse, VaultSEcure Chips

CARTES 2012–The prestigious 2012 SESAMES Innovation Award in the identification/ID cards/health category has been awarded to INSIDE Secure’s partner, Sunward Telecom for their NFC-in-a-SIM solution, powered by the new PicoPulse™ “booster” chip and VaultSEcure secure element from INSIDE Secure.

Using the INSIDE Secure chips, Sunward Telecom was able to place, all the components for an NFC card emulation and peer-to-peer mode solution, including the antenna, in the SIM card of any non-NFC device. It enables mobile network operators to more broadly deploy NFC services and makes it easy for their existing customers to use NFC functionality with their existing device, without the need to purchase a new phone or other alternative NFC device.

“We congratulate Sunward Telecom for their achievement in winning this SESAMES award and are proud to have contributed to this success thanks to our groundbreaking NFC technologies SIM solution,” said Rémy de Tonnac, CEO of INSIDE Secure. “With PicoPulse and VaultSEcure, INSIDE Secure confirms once again its leadership in offering pioneer NFC solutions to its clients.”

The SESAMES Awards are presented each year in conjunction with the CARTES exhibition and conference and represent an unrivalled seal of approval in innovation and are regarded as global standards in the fields of smart cards, digital security, identification, secure transactions and contactless technologies.

The INSIDE Secure PicoPulse chip significantly reduces the effects of the metals and electrical noise typically found within mobile phones and other mobile devices, enabling the INSIDE solution to use an antenna that measures 10 x 5 mm, yet still achieve industry-standard transaction performance, even when the SIM card is inserted in devices under or beside the battery. The VaultSEcure chip is EMVCo IC certified and Common Criteria EAL5+ targeted.

About Sunward Telecom

SUNWARD Telecom is a pioneer in SIM-based RFID solutions and a key advocate of RF-SIM as a contactless transaction and mobile payment technology. With in-depth expertise in the mobile communications industry, the company has successfully integrated smart card technology into a mobile SIM card and marketed the products into the mobile payment sector. The company has been focused on the China market and servicing mobile service operators, smart card manufacturers, payment solution and point-of-sale device providers and payment service system integrators located there. For more information, visit www.sunwardtel.com.

About INSIDE Secure

INSIDE Secure (NYSE Euronext Paris FR0010291245 – INSD.PA) is a leading designer, developer and supplier of semiconductors, embedded software and platforms for secure transactions and digital security. INSIDE mobile NFC, secure payment and digital security products provide security for a wide range of information processing, storage and transmission applications. The company’s customers are found in a wide range of markets, including mobile payment, identification documents, access control, transit, electronic device manufacturing, pay television and mobile service operators. For more information, visit www.insidesecure.com.

Contacts:

For INSIDE Secure:
Corman Communications, LLC
Patrick Corman, +1 650-326-9648
patrick@cormancom.com
or
INSIDE Secure
Geraldine Sauniere, +33 (0) 4 42 39 33 01
Marcom Director
gsauniere@insidefr.com
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