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Gemalto launches EMV-ready UpTeq NFC with vault feature

Thursday 8 March 2012

UpTeq NFC sets an advancement from the conventional SIM card, while maintaining the standard form factors and functional backward compatibility. Designed as a high-end security device to handle the processing, storage and verification of sensitive data, it is fitted with expanded memory capacity for hosting a range of NFC services including payment, transport and loyalty programs. It can also generate legally-binding digital signatures and handle e-Health and e-Government services. UpTeq NFC embeds security software certified with formal assurances from the EAL7 level, the highest Common Criteria level - and runs on an EAL4+ banking card quality tamper-resistant processor. UpTeq NFC has also obtained a comprehensive set of certifications, including compliance with payment schemes including MasterCard and EMVCo. These certified post-issuance and memory management mechanisms comply with the Global Platform and AFSCM standards, and in particular each application is completely isolated from one another, so that security for multiple service providers and privacy for individual users are always ensured.

UpTeq NFC is immediately available on order.