INSIDE Contactless announced it has changed its name to INSIDE Secure to reflect the companyâs newly enhanced product portfolio and market focus after the acquisition of Atmel Corporationâs Secure Microcontroller Solutions business. The new name represents INSIDEâs mission to be the leading provider of semiconductors for secure transactions and digital identity, and its position as the only company 100 percent focused on secure semiconductors.
âINSIDE Secure is very well positioned to sustain future growth by combining contactless and security expertise, products and innovation to drive trust into the next wave of smart card, mobile and Internet device applications, services and infrastructure.â
âThrough the strategic acquisition of Atmel SMS, we are building on our contactless leadership to create a unique fabless semiconductor leader aimed at driving trust for the secure transaction and digital identity markets,â said RÃ©my de Tonnac, chief executive officer for INSIDE Secure. âINSIDE Secure is very well positioned to sustain future growth by combining contactless and security expertise, products and innovation to drive trust into the next wave of smart card, mobile and Internet device applications, services and infrastructure.â
The next generation of electronic transactions via the Internet, mobile devices and other channels will require increased security. INSIDE Secureâs broad portfolio of secure semiconductors inject trust into mobile phones, passports and ID cards, payment cards, acceptance devices, set top boxes, transit fare collection systems, physical access control systems and other embedded security applications.
With a global presence, INSIDEâs deep understanding of vertical markets and ecosystem relationships, and its fabless model, enable the company to anticipate market needs and adapt quickly to customer requirements.
INSIDE already has achieved leadership positions in several large, high-growth sectors, such as global payments (including EMV dual interface), electronic identification, embedded security, pay TV and mobile NFC markets. With more than 350 million chips delivered to customers each year, INSIDE Secure is the number one global provider of contactless chips for payments, and is the near field communication (NFC) technology and market leader. INSIDE is now uniquely positioned for the anticipated explosive growth in its markets.
About INSIDE Secure
INSIDEâs secure semiconductor products power smart cards, mobile devices, acceptance devices and infrastructure systems. The companyâs expertise in microcontroller architectures, security, RF/analog design and vertical market requirements places INSIDE Secure in the forefront of secure contactless, contact, embedded and NFC technologies. INSIDE’s innovation, collaboration with customers and commitment to open standards have earned it a leadership position in markets worldwide. INSIDE Secure is headquartered in Aix-en-Provence, France, with offices in Europe, Asia and Silicon Valley. For more information, please visit www.insidesecure.com.Details