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eSIM technology by Giesecke & Devrient supports Vodafone’s implementation of eSIM specification

02/03/2016  Munich

Munich, March 2, 2016 – Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) has delivered the embedded SIM (eSIM) management solution for Vodafone Group’s first implementation of the industry-agreed Remote SIM Provisioning specification.


Giesecke & Devrient and Telefónica to offer eSIM Management for Consumer Devices

23/02/2016  Munich and Barcelona

Munich and Barcelona, February 23, 2016 – Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) teamed up with Telefónica at the 2016 Mobile World Congress, which took place from February 22 to 25 in Barcelona, to introduce a solution for eSIM management in the consumer sector. A demonstration at the stand showed a Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch being integrated into an existing mobile communications contract using a smartphone. The user connects the smartwatch with his mobile via the Bluetooth interface, then scans a QR code. The additional device is then added to the existing data contract and immediately networked. The eSIM management solution is based on AirOn from G&D and enables the embedded SIM (eSIM) integrated in the smartwatch to be configured 'over the air'. Telefónica, building on AirOn from G&D, will launch the first commercial pilot project in April, offering the solution in several o2 shops. The offer will then include additional devices.


Giesecke & Devrient Leading Provider for End-to-End Solutions for Smart Wearables

23/02/2016  Munich

Munich, February 23, 2016 – Having delivered the payment technology for smart wristbands, such as the Chinese smart band ‘JiePay’, or smart watches, such as the ‘Swatch Bellamy’, and the connectivity for the ‘Samsung Gear S2’, G&D has established itself as one of the leading players in the market for smart wearables.


Giesecke& Devrient’s CloudPay Solution to Offer MasterCard Tokens for Issuer Wallets

23/02/2016  Barcelona

Barcelona, February 23, 2016 – As digital payments become more prevalent in every corner of the globe, MasterCard continues to work with its partners to create a more connected and secure commerce ecosystem. Today at Mobile World Congress, MasterCard and Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) announced a partnership that will combine the MasterCard Digital Enablement Service (MDES) with G&D’s Convego CloudPay solution, enabling issuers to work directly with G&D to implement industry-standard tokenization technology for their issuer HCE wallets. This provides consumers with access to digital payments provided directly by their card issuers. A leading mobile payment provider, G&D becomes the first third-party company to offer MDES tokenization services to issuing banks.


Giesecke & Devrient First Provider to Be Certified for MIFARE DESFIRE EV1

19/02/2016  Munich

Munich, February 19, 2016 – Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) has been certified by NXP Semiconductors for MIFARE DESFire EV1. This certification completes the product certification for MIFARE Classic and MIFARE4Mobile Version 2 which G&D received in 2015. G&D’s SIM platform SkySIM CX® Hercules now offers the entire MIFARE suite, thus enabling secure remote provisioning and management of MIFARE-based services for mobile network operators, trusted services managers and service providers.


Giesecke & Devrient Becomes GSMA "Mobile Connect Technology Vendor”

19/02/2016  Munich

Munich, February 19, 2016 - G&D has been accredited to be a "Mobile Connect Technology Vendor" for its LicentioID solution by the GSMA. Designation as a "Mobile Connect Technology Vendor" confirms that a supplier is compliant with major elements of the GSMA's Mobile Connect solution. G&D’s end-to-end solution LicentioID covers both the service backend and the Mobile Device and SIM based applet.


Juniper Future Digital Award Goes to Giesecke & Devrient for Its Secure Industrial Visibility Solution

18/02/2016  Munich

Munich, February 18, 2016 – Giesecke & Devrient has been awarded the “Future Digital Award” by Juniper Research in the category “Best Emerging Disruptive Technology/Platform” for “making a significant contribution to their sector and being poised to make considerable market impact in the future”. Stefan Auerbach, Group Executive Mobile Security at G&D, sees the award as “an excellent acknowledgement for our ongoing efforts to pave the way to Industry 4.0 for our clients. We are proud and honored that this has been awarded with one of the prestigious Juniper Awards. Our Secure Industrial Visibility solution supports industry information technology with high-end security as well as secure machine service and maintenance management for existing and upcoming production infrastructure.”


Giesecke & Devrient Enlarges Footprint in Digital Banking

18/02/2016  Munich

Munich, February 18, 2016 – With its Digital Banking Services Convego Hub and Convego CloudPay, its consumer-centric services such as issuance and enrollment, its mobile application platform Convego AppWorld, and its digital identity services and authentication, Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is one of the leading players in the market for digital banking.


Giesecke & Devrient Launches AirOn Version 4 for eSIM Management

17/02/2016  Munich

Munich, February 17, 2016 – With the highest share of commercial implementations and partnerships worldwide, Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) has been leading the global market for eSIM management from the beginning. With its AirOn version 4, G&D is now offering the next generation system that supports the GSMA M2M specifications as well as the new standard for Remote SIM Provisioning for consumer devices.


Giesecke & Devrient Now AMEX Enabled Partner for HCE Cloud Payment Services

12/02/2016  Munich

Munich, February 12, 2016 – Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is pleased to announce that its Convego CloudPay solution has achieved AMEX Enabled accreditation for cloud-based specifications. The AMEX Enabled accreditation covers core services, including digital credential management, payment card provisioning and lifecycle management, as well as online data generation and related key management.


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