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TMCNet:  Gemalto at CES Showcases Remote Subscription Management to Advance the Internet of Things

[January 07, 2014]

Gemalto at CES Showcases Remote Subscription Management to Advance the Internet of Things

LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--

Media Alert:

Gemalto (News - Alert) (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, and Hirschmann Solutions1 have teamed up to demonstrate Remote�Subscription Management of�advanced M2M applications. The combined solution closely follows the 'Embedded SIM2' specification published by the GSMA (News - Alert) and gives enterprises flexibility�when selecting their preferred network carrier once the application is being deployed�in local markets, avoiding the need to pre-determine network parameters during manufacturing. This solves a difficult challenge for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), global enterprises, and mobile businesses that do not restrict the final locations where their M2M products will be deployed.

The demo at CES leverages Hirschmann Solutions' global asset tracking and tracing solution with Gemalto's Cinterion (News - Alert) range of Machine Identification Module (MIM) and a unique multi-mode M2M module enabling reliable, high-speed connectivity on various networks. Installed on shipping containers, on trailers, on pallets and with a variety of other mobile assets, the solution automatically sends GPS location information, inventory updates and asset data to service centers all over the world. The combination of Gemalto's remote service provisioning along with the powerful multi-mode M2M module delivers secure global connectivity while eliminating the need for multiple hardware designs for different regions and countries.

To learn more or to schedule a demo during CES (News - Alert), please contact Kate Migon at kate.migon@gemalto.com or Frank Homann at fhomann@hirschmann-mi.com

About Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2012 annual revenues of �2.2 billion and more than 10,000 employees operating out of 83 offices and 13 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, 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 @Gemalto_NA on Twitter (News - Alert).

About Hirschmann Solutions

With its U.S. offices based in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Hirschmann Solutions works as a business unit of Hirschmann Car Communication GmbH, Germany, to enhance communication technology by offering smarter solutions to its customers. Hirschmann is a leading supplier of antenna solutions, remote monitoring systems, location tracking devices, M2M telematics, smart metering, and communication and infotainment systems for the automotive market. In 2012, worldwide revenue of $170 million was generated with a workforce of more than 800 employees. The Hirschmann brand is known for producing high quality, top-of-the-line technology and equipment that is best tailored to the customers' needs.

More information can be found on our websites at www.hirschmann-car.com and www.hirschmann-solutions.com.

2 http://www.gsma.com/newsroom/gsma-publishes-embedded-sim-m2m-services/


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