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Natural Security Alliance member UINT shortlisted for Asian Sesames awards


The Natural Security Alliance has announced that its member, UINT has been shortlisted for the Asian Sesames Awards.

Ahead of its official launch, UINT was shortlisted for its biometric payment with miscroSD solution in the Advanced Payment and Mobile Money category.

“We’ve specialised in smartcard engineering for the last six years and it’s a real achievement to be recognised for our innovation by the Sesames awards,” UINT CEO Philippe Blot said. “Our latest product, a microSD contactless personal device that validates biometrics for in-person and online payment transactions and access to services, has been developed based on Natural Security Alliance standards.  We believe that this will lead the next generation of authentication, and the Sesames awards provides a great platform for us to showcase it to the industry.”

Reported previously in BiometricUpdate.com, UINT and Mereal Biometrics recently launched a new smart card with an embedded fingerprint sensor. 

The Asian SESAMES Awards aims to reward innovative technological applications for the APAC market in the field of smart cards, digital security, identification, secure transactions and contactless technology. Awards are given in three categories: Advanced Payment and Mobile Money, Card Manufacturing & Personalization, and Secure Identity.

“We’re delighted for UINT and the recognition they’re receiving for their pioneering work in the smartcard sector. UINT is a valuable member of the Natural Security Alliance and it is through their expertise and collaboration with other members that a universal standard for strong authentication can be developed,” Natural Security’s CEO, Cédric Hozanne said.

According to the company, Philippe Blot will disclose more information regarding this announcement in a presentation on March 20, at CARTES Asia 2014.

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