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Giesecke & Devrient
Company Overview: Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is a leading global technology provider with its headquarters in Munich, Germany.  The company’s watchwords are trust, security, and professional expertise. G&D provides banks, mobile network operators, regional transport providers, OEMs, and other companies with the solutions required to achieve security, simplicity and convenience in any application. Innovative, customer-centric products and solutions make G&D a reliable partner. G&D intensively promotes the GlobalPlatform industry standard to create applications for products and solutions. GlobalPlatform based products and solutions have been deployed in various G&D projects worldwide.

GlobalPlatform Based Solutions: Products for Electronic Payment, IT Security, Industry and Government:

  • Sm@rtCafé Expert 2.x supports GlobalPlatform Card Specification v2.0.1
  • Sm@rtCafé Expert 3.x supports GlobalPlatform Card Specification v2.1.1
  • Sm@rtCafé Expert 64 supports GlobalPlatform Card Specification v2.0.1
Products for Mobile Communications:
  • All telecom UniverSIM cards are based on the GlobalPlatform card specification as well as related tools: Java Developer Suite, JLoad.

GlobalPlatform Implementation Programs: Taiwan Health Card: Taiwan was the first country to implement smart card technology in its health care system. G&D was responsible for the shipment and personalization of the smart cards.

ANZ Bank: G&D delivered the first full EMV compliant cards based on Java technology.

SK Telecom: G&D in cooperation with Korean Hanchang Systems was the first to supply Korea with PayPass cards for mobile phones.

Vodafone Group USIM 2004: G&D provided a Vodafone wide platform for 64k and 128k USIM. These are supplied to various Vodafone operators worldwide.

G&D is convinced the widespread standardization being driven by the GlobalPlatform organization, particularly in the field of multi-application smart card solutions, will have a worldwide and prolific impact.