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Smart Security Solutions for Digital Identification

Infineon Technologies presented leading edge hardware-based security solutions for digital identification and contactless payment at Trustech 2019. Exhibited included accelerating ID project execution with SECORA ID, boosting contactless payment with 40nm SLC3x platform, driving user convenience with biometric authentication, and transport ticketing solutions.

SECORA ID is a ready-to-go Java Card solution optimized for electronic ID use cases. Based on Infineon’s industry leading security controllers, SECORA ID comes with an operating system targeted to be certified according to highest security standards, standardized applets and innovative packages.

Infineon’s new generation of SLC3x security chip solutions is based on a 40nm concept that provides outstanding performance and scalability for a vast array of smart card applications as well as payment wearables. Smart card manufacturers and payment solution providers will benefit from a family architecture based on the de-facto industry standard ARM, Infineon’s contactless excellence as well as innovative logistic concepts.

Infineon and Next have been working on reference platforms since November 2018 with the aim to accelerate adoption of biometric smart cards in a multitude of applications and to provide a smooth and convenient user experience. NEXT Biometrics will present its latest product for the smart card industry at its booth E044. NEXT’s fingerprint sensor technology for dual interface smart cards is using a Secure Element from Infineon. The biometric card module that NEXT developed operates seamlessly throughout the standard ISO/IEC 14443 Near Field Communication (NFC) range.

Infineon also enables the market for smart ticketing solutions with standardized ticket and payment solutions. This includes a range of solutions for limited use tickets over seasonal and yearly passes to highly sophisticated solutions for multi-application implementations.

Infineon has become a gold member of the Calypso Network Association (CNA) and been named member of the board of directors of the CNA. This underlines Infineon’s commitment to provide a comprehensive transport ticketing portfolio based on open standards. CNA defines Calypso, a bespoke and progressive solution for all transport operators and authorities.

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