Gemalto brings its contribution to Malta’s ePassport program

Gemalto has been selected in September 2008 for Malta’s electronic passport program, to provide its Sealys eTravel, its highly secure ICAO compliant Operating System and Sealys eCover.

The Gemalto Sealys eCover is an inlay specifically developed to allow easy integration with ePassport production equipment.

Under the 7-year contract agreement, Gemalto will supply these technologies to the prime contractor De La Rue Identity Systems.

Malta, with a population of 407.810 inhabitants in 2007, is an independent parliamentary republic since 1974 and became a member of the European Union on 1 May 2004.