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Gemalto highlights the benefits of NFC technology at the 2014 NFC Solutions Summit

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MEUDON, France, June 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, will exhibit and lead discussions at the NFC Solutions Summit June 3rd through 4th, 2014 in Austin, Texas, home to the Company's North American operations. The two-day conference brings together professionals in the payment, transport, mobile and finance industries that are leveraging NFC technology to develop innovative applications across various industries.

As the EMV migration moves forward in the US, NFC technology integrates easily into the upgraded infrastructure paving the way for advancements in a mobile-enabled ecosystem. With the expanding opportunities that Mobile EMV with NFC brings to payments, the NFC non-payment applications market is expected to reach exponential growth in the coming years1. Leveraging the payment and non-payment capabilities of NFC opens the door to many other business cases from loyalty programs, interactive advertising, mobile identity and logical access and physical access. During the conference Gemalto's leading experts will share insights into how the industry can take advantage of these expanding opportunities and relate them to individual business objectives.

Specific Date, Time and Location

NFC Solutions Summit 2014

  • Tuesday, June 3rd through Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
  • The Renaissance Hotel, Austin, Texas

About Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2013 annual revenues of €2.4 billion and more than 12,000 employees operating out of 85 offices and 25 research and software development centers, located in 44 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, identity and privacy protection, eHealthcare and eGovernment efficiency, convenient ticketing and dependable machine-to-machine (M2M) applications. We develop secure embedded software and secure products which we design and personalize. Our platforms and services manage these products, the confidential data they contain and the trusted end-user services made possible.

Our innovations enable our clients to offer trusted and convenient digital services to billions of individuals. Gemalto thrives with the growing number of people using its solutions to interact with the digital and wireless world.

For more information visit www.gemalto.com, www.justaskgemalto.com, blog.gemalto.com, or follow us @Gemalto_NA on Twitter.

Gemalto Media Contacts:

Nicole Williams
North America
+1 512 758 8921
Nicole.Williams@gemalto.com

1 http://www.smartinsights.net/Smart-Insights-Reports/NFC-applications-beyond-payment-to-boost-adoption

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