Coesys Enrolment and Issuance Solutions Named Software Category Finalist
Austin, TX, June 14, 2011–Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has been selected as a finalist in the software category for TechAmerica Foundation’s American Technology Award for its Coesys Enrolment & Issuance solutions. The award, “The Termans,” bestows the only national “Best Of” distinction that recognizes all technology products and services across the technology industry.
Coesys Enrolment & Issuance solutions combine the software, equipment and integration services for governments to securely capture biometric data, personalize and issue secure documents such as e-passports, health care and identity cards, as well as driver licenses. Coesys offers exclusive security features such as end-to-end encryption and laser sealer, implementing a state-of-the-art key management system capable of addressing specific customer requirements.
“This year we saw a number of nominations from many companies new to the competition,” Dallas Advisory Partners Founder and TechAmerica Foundation Chairman David Sanders said. “Gemalto is recognized for its innovation capacity and contribution to the technology industry by way of premium products and services.”
“Gemalto is honored to be acknowledged for our advancements in personal identity verification,” added Neville Pattinson, vice president of Standards and Government Affairs, Gemalto North America. “Coesys solutions were developed to assist our government customers around the world to strengthen and speed up the transition to using electronic identities, and to ultimately provide citizens with better privacy and better services.”
Nominations for the award were vetted by industry experts and TechAmerica Foundation leadership. The Termans is named after Frederick Terman, who is widely credited as being the father of Silicon Valley. The winners will be presented on June 15 at TechAmerica Foundation’s ninth annual Technology and Government Dinner in Washington, DC. For more information, please visit http://www.techamericafoundation.org/technology-government.