Amsterdam, Oct 4, 2012 - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security and Raiffeisen, Austria’s leading banking group, today announced the introduction of the world's first Bio Sourced payment card for its Austrian cardholders. Visa Europe allowed Gemalto to use the Bio Sourced card material for Visa branded EMV card programs. These cards, from Gemalto’s Clarista range of payment solutions, will offer special-edition prepaid cards to end users as part of the Raiffeisen Climate Protection Initiative.
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2011 annual revenues of €2 billion and more than 10,000 employees operating out of 74 offices and 14 Research & Development centers, located in 43 countries.
We are at the heart of the rapidly evolving digital society. Billions of people worldwide increasingly want the freedom to communicate, travel, shop, bank, entertain and work – anytime, everywhere – in ways that are enjoyable and safe. Gemalto delivers on their expanding needs for personal mobile services, payment security, authenticated cloud access services, identity and privacy protection, eHealthcare and eGovernment efficiency, convenient ticketing and dependable machine-to-machine (M2M) applications.
Gemalto develops secure embedded software and secure products which we design and personalize. Our platforms and services manage these secure products, the confidential data they contain and the trusted end-user services they enable. Our innovations offer more ways for our clients to enhance the convenience and security of people’s digital lives.
Gemalto thrives with the growing number of people using its solutions to interact with the digital and wireless world.
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