Key milestones

  • 2011 The UICC brings Facebook to Billions of Mobile users
  • 2010 UICC becomes the service platform for Machine-to-Machine applications
  • 2010 eGo revolutionizes User Interfaces
  • 2009 ETSI adopts UICC for LTE deployment
  • 2008 eID deployment in Belgium
  • 2007 First EMV Contactless cards deployments
  • 2006 SWP standard adopted by ETSI
  • 2004 First ePassport deployment
  • 2003 Gemalto introduces .NET Card
  • 2001 The City of Paris launches “Pass Navigo” for mass transit
  • 2001 First OTA platforms to remotely provision java applets to10M+ Users base
  • 2000 First Contactless Card demonstrated for Payment with Mastercard
  • 1999 UICC becomes the solution to support roaming services in GSM networks
  • 1997 Gemalto promotes Java Card, turning UICC into a Service Platform for 2G handsets
  • 1994 EMVco develops the EMV standard for Payment
  • 1989 First Payment Card standard deployed in France
  • 1984 First pre-paid phone cards using chip cards for France Telecom