Tag Archives: Germany

Silicon Trust welcomes new partner Digital Identification Solutions

The Executive Board of the Silicon Trust welcomes a new partner to the program: Digital Identification Solutions is a global provider of advanced identification solutions, specialized in secure government and corporate applications for ID cards and ePassports/Visa. By applying innovative technologies, we develop unique, scalable credential solutions which perfectly meet the ever-changing demands of our […]

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Ingenico Healthcare/e-ID launches a range of terminals and solutions for e-Health systems

Ingenico Healthcare/e-ID, the new Ingenico division dedicated to security solutions and terminals for e-health and electronic identity (e-ID) systems, is announcing the launch of its new range of iHC terminals. Leading provider of e-Health security solutions in Europe and number one in Germany and in France since the purchase of XIRING, Ingenico Healthcare/e-ID provides healthcare professionals […]

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Gemalto to issue an additional 15 million eHealth cards in 2012 for AOK insurees

Gemalto will issue an additional 15 million second-generation eHealth cards (“eGK”, elektronische Gesundheitskarte) to AOK in 2012. AOK (“Allgemeine Ortskrankenkasse)”, the Health Insurance Fund, looks after around 25 million people, approximately one third of the population in Germany. Last year alone Gemalto issued two and a half million health cards for the German National Health […]

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Martina Rauch Appointed Head of Corporate Communications at Giesecke & Devrient

Martina Rauch (48) will take over as Head of Corporate Communications at Munich-based security specialist Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) effective June 1, 2012. Alongside external and internal communication, she will also be responsible for brand management, corporate social responsibility, and the online presence of the international technology group. In her new position, Rauch will report […]

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G&D Concludes Major International Contract for Payment Solutions with UniCredit

Munich, January 17, 2011. Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) has been awarded an international contract by the UniCredit Group for the supply of electronic payment system solutions. The three-year contract was put out to international tender and took effect on January 1, 2011. G&D will be a UniCredit group-wide strategic partner for providing the full spectrum […]

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Bundesdruckerei delivers 500,000th ID card

Berlin, 15 December 2010 – The 500,000th ID card has been produced and delivered by Berlin-based Bundesdruckerei GmbH just six weeks after the new ID card was introduced in Germany. This means that half a million German citizens now have one of the world’s most advanced and efficient ID documents. The company managed to double […]

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Major Security Contract Clinched: Infineon to Supply Next Generation of Security Controllers for German ID Cards, Europe’s Biggest ID Project

Infineon Technologies AG  is supplying its next generation of security controllers of the SLE 78 product family for the new German ID card. The German authorities have been issuing the new electronic ID in chip card format since November 1, 2010. Infineon is providing a significant share of the chips for Europe’s biggest ID project. […]

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The next generation of identity cards

By Emmanuel Ventadour, Gemalto Providing security, confidentiality and opening the door to innovative eServices Smart cards – in the form of credit cards and SIM cards – are the most common form of IT processing power on the planet. The available technology offers now the potential for a virtuous circle of increasing take-up supporting increasing […]

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