Blueice Research, Compaq, Infovention and Intel have jointly created the
world’s first complete solution for mobile bank services. The solution that
goes under the name, “Bank in your hand” is secure, user friendly and fast.
No one else on the market can offer a similar total solution proving how
simple it can be to conduct secure wireless payments and transfers using a
“With ‘Bank In Your Hand’ we want to show that there is a solution on
the market today that really makes it possible for banks to be available
wherever, whenever,” said Anna Hane, CEO at Blueice Research.
“Bank in your Hand” enables mobile services that require a high level
of security, thus primarily within the banking and finance sectors. Leading
vendors from their respective areas are contributing with products,
technical know-how, experience and knowledge. Blueice Research contributes
with its security product Multipass, combining high security and user
friendliness and offering the service provider independence from network
operators and other third parties. It is also compatible with the most
popular certificate authorities. Infovention has, with their vast
experience within the financial applications sector, created an intuitive
and functional bank application. Compaq contributes with their latest
handheld computer, the Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC, that comes equipped with a
W/LAN- and GPRS module and Intel’s StrongARM processor. The capabilities
provided by Intel Personal Internet Client Architecture (PCA) greatly
expand the opportunities for creating high-performance mobile Internet
products and services, both now and in the future.
“Blueice Research and Infovention have made the best mobile banking
service on the market. They are at the forefront of secure digital
transactions and realize the importance of combining security and
user-friendliness. Our joint ‘Bank in your hand’ project that will be
demonstrated at Networks Telecom shows the huge possibilities and areas of
usage there are for a Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC,” said Rikard Kindlund, Senior
Product Manager, Handhelds & Wireless, with Compaq.
“As a leader in Internet and wireless technologies, Intel is
committed to enable the evolution of mobile business solutions, based on
the next generation mobile client architecture, Intel PCA. This solution
emphasizes the need for powerful and scalable devices in order to conduct
secure end-to-end mobile banking transactions over a wireless media,” said
Ms. Michelle Pineda, M-commerce Business Development Manager at Intel
Wireless Competence Center (IWCC).
“It is very exciting to be able to present this complete solution.
Banks as well as other companies that have a need for secure communication
with their customers now can deploy this solution which is both cost
effective and user-friendly,” said Claes Puebla Smith, Director of Wireless
Solutions at Infovention.
“Bank in your hand” will be demonstrated at the Intel and Compaq
booths respectively at the Networks Telecom trade show in Alvso, Stockholm,
About Blueice Research (blueiceresearch.com)
Founded in February 2000, Blueice Research develops security
solutions for all types of situations demanding digital identification,
signatures and receipts. The financial sector is currently the primary
target for these solutions. Blueice Research’s flagship product, the
Multipass, allows users of mobile phones and handheld computers to very
easily conduct secure transactions on the digital marketplace. The
Multipass is used to confirm the identity of the user and to create digital
signatures that cannot be later repudiated by any of the involved parties.
The Multipass runs on the most common operating systems that are used on
handheld computers today.
Founded in 1982, Compaq Computer Corporation (“Compaq”) is a leading
global provider of enterprise technology and solutions. Compaq designs,
develops, manufactures and markets hardware, software, solutions and
services, including industry-leading enterprise storage and computing
solutions, fault-tolerant business-critical solutions, communication
products, and desktop and portable personal computers that are sold in more
than 200 countries. Information on Compaq and its products and services is
available at .
Infovention is a Swedish IT consultant company that was started in
1997. The company works with all parts of the solution process, including
strategy development, process and organisational change activities, system
development, implementation and roll out. Infovention has a very strong
competence in managing larger projects on a fixed price basis, where also
advanced integration of underlying systems is critical. Important projects
are the development of Internet banks for Swedish Foreningssparbanken,
Norwegian SpareBank 1 Group and Firstviewbank in Denmark. Infovention is a
part of EDB Fellesdata AS, a leading IT systems and services supplier
within the financial services sector in Scandinavia.
For more than three decades, Intel Corporation has developed
technology enabling the computer and Internet revolution that has changed
the world. Founded in 1968 to build semiconductor memory products, Intel
introduced the world’s first microprocessor in 1971. Today, Intel supplies
chips, boards, systems, software, networking and communications equipment,
and services that comprise the “ingredients” of computer architecture and
Intel’s mission is to be the preeminent building block supplier to
the worldwide Internet economy.