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Singapore’s Smart Nation tests Giesecke & Devrient’s seamless switching cellular technologies

05/12/2016 Singapore/Munich Giesecke+Devrient

Trial starting November to test management of utility sensors in Singapore using eSIM technology Singapore/Munich, 5 December 2016. Giesecke & Devrient have started the test in November this year with the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), Singapore. G&D is the lead contractor for the trial, and will provide IMDA with the test bed for Remote Provisioning of eSIM to IoT Devices. The trial will involve utility sensors belonging to the PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency. The trial started in November 2016, and will run for at least two months.

Giesecke & Devrient secures Life-Saving Device for the Mining Industry

22/11/2016 Sao Paulo/Munich Giesecke+Devrient

Sao Paulo/Munich, 22 November 2016. Giesecke & Devrient and Robbiot have provided the more and more important LoRa ecosystem with a secure wearable that can protect workers in hazardous areas to prevent accidents. In this case study both companies are working together with Massari Mineracao (Mining) in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Giesecke & Devrient and M2MD Technologies, Inc. Form Strategic Relationship

17/11/2016 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

Munich, November 17, 2016 – Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) and M2MD Technologies (M2MD) announced a strategic partnership to offer a more secure, faster and cost effective method for an automaker to communicate with its vehicles.

Giesecke & Devrient Teams with Rittenhouse Payment Solutions for Event-based Wearable Solutions

25/10/2016 Dulles, Virginia (USA) Giesecke+Devrient

Dulles, Virginia (USA), October 25, 2016 – Extending its active participation in contactless-payment-enabled wearables, G&D is bringing a new wearable solution to the market with Rittenhouse Payment Solutions , a leader in the prepaid payments space who offers cutting-edge program solutions. The prepaid smart wristband can be used for payment and access in a variety of everyday environments.

G&D provides its Mobile Payment solution to Nordic IT company EVRY

19/10/2016 Oslo/Stockholm/Munich Giesecke+Devrient

G&D Convego® CloudPay for contactless payments with mobile devices Oslo/Stockholm/Munich, 19. October 2016. EVRY, one of the largest IT companies in the Nordic region, has licensed a cloud-based mobile payment solution from technology group Giesecke & Devrient (G&D). G&D Convego® CloudPay solution supports contactless payments for NFC-enabled mobile devices with Host Card Emulation (HCE).

eSIM management sets new standards for the automotive industry

18/10/2016 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

Munich, October 18, 2016. Giesecke & Devrient is now supporting the BMW Group in the further digitization of the vehicle as a "Trusted eSIM Management Partner". BMW vehicles containing the G&D system solution for the Group's "Connected Drive Services" have been in production since July.

Otono Networks and G&D Announce Partnership to Offer eSIM Advanced Enablement Services to Mobile Carriers at 2016 Competitive Carriers Association Annual Convention

20/09/2016 SEATTLE, WA Giesecke+Devrient

SEATTLE, WA (September 20, 2016) – Otono Networks and Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) will team up at the Competitive Carriers Association’s 2016 Annual Convention to announce a partnership to offer advanced eSIM enablement and management services in the global market for device connectivity.

Succession for the Banknote Business Unit at Giesecke & Devrient decided

20/09/2016 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

On November 1, 2016, Wolfram Seidemann (49) will succeed Ralf Wintergerst as manager of the Banknote business unit Munich, September 20, 2016. On November 1, 2016, Wolfram Seidemann (49) will take on the management of the Banknote business unit, succeeding Ralf Wintergerst. He also is the designated Chairman of the Management Board (CEO) of the newly created G+D Currency Technology group division. The Giesecke & Devrient Management Board agreed unanimously on his appointment. Seidemann is taking on the management of the Banknote business unit from Ralf Wintergerst, who will become the new Chairman of the Management Board (CEO) of Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) on November 1, 2016.

Succession in the Management Board at Giesecke & Devrient decided

21/07/2016 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

Ralf Wintergerst (53) will succeed Dr. Walter Schlebusch (67) on November 1, 2016 Munich, July 21, 2016 – With effect from November 1, 2016, Ralf Wintergerst will be Chairman of the Management Board (CEO) of Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), as unanimously decided by the Supervisory Board in a meeting today. Wintergerst succeeds Dr. Walter Schlebusch, who will leave the company on November 1, 2016 for reasons of age, and moves over to the Advisory Board of G&D. With Ralf Wintergerst as the new CEO the company is focusing on continuity in order to maintain its current successful course.

Giesecke & Devrient commercially delivers AirOn Version 4 for eSIM Management

29/06/2016 Munich/Shanghai Giesecke+Devrient

Munich/Shanghai, June 29th, 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 commercially operating the next generation system that supports the GSMA M2M specifications as well as the new standard for Remote SIM Provisioning for consumer devices. At the MWC Shanghai, G&D will showcase the latest live eSIM management service.

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