|By Business Wire||
|February 8, 2013 10:28 AM EST||
A Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), líder mundial em segurança digital, fornecerá à Polícia Real de Omã uma solução completa de passaporte eletrônico para o Sultanato. Os solicitantes receberão os mais modernos e seguros documentos de viagem, alinhados com o objetivo de Omã de fornecer serviços e proteções aprimorados aos seus cidadãos usando as últimas tecnologias de segurança digital.
A solução pronta e completa abrange documentos Sealys ePassport da Gemalto compatíveis com a ICAO* e um conjunto completo da solução Coesys para o cadastramento de cidadãos e a personalização e emissão de documentos seguros. O contrato plurianual também abrange o treinamento, suporte e serviços de manutenção.
Os principais escritórios da Polícia Real de Omã serão equipados com centrais fixas e móveis para registrar as pessoas que solicitem o passaporte eletrônico com informações pessoais e dados biométricos. Todos os passaportes eletrônicos possuirão software de eTravel seguro integrado e um microprocessador sem contato que conterá as impressões digitais e fotografia do portador, satisfazendo as mais altas exigências em termos de segurança e privacidade. A solução completa facilitará o controle de imigração dos viajantes de Omã e agilizará o pedido de passaporte e o processo de emissão de documentos.
“Com este projeto, nós visamos oferecer segurança, flexibilidade e comodidade aos nossos cidadãos”, comentou o Major General Dr. Sulaiman Al-Harthy, da Polícia Real de Omã. “A Gemalto dará o suporte necessário para a integração da solução com o sistema nacional de cadastro para cartões de identificação eletrônica, sem nenhuma dificuldade. A Gemalto possui grande experiência na implementação de programas de passaporte eletrônico em nível global e nos fornecerá suporte local através dos seus escritórios no Sultanato”.
“Omã tem sido pioneira na implementação de soluções avançadas de eGovernment e foi o primeiro país no Conselho de Cooperação do Golfo (GCC) a dotar seus cidadãos com carteiras de identidade eletrônicas da Gemalto em 2002”, disse o vice-presidente de Programas Governamentais da Gemalto no Oriente Médio, Hisham Surakhi. “Agora, Omã está dando um passo a mais, complementando sua carteira de documentos eletrônicos seguros e simplificando as viagens internacionais para os seus cidadãos, estabelecendo um novo tempo na região”.
No setor público, a Gemalto está contribuindo com mais de 80 programas de governo no mundo todo, dando suporte, por exemplo, às iniciativas de ePassport na Costa do Marfim, Dinamarca, Estônia, França, Coreia, Noruega, Malta, Marrocos, Portugal, Cingapura, Suécia e nos Estados Unidos da América.
*A Organização Internacional de Aviação Civil (ICAO) elabora especificações de segurança e proteção para documentos de viagem eletrônicos.
Sobre a Gemalto
A Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) é líder mundial em segurança digital com receitas anuais de € 2 bilhões em 2011 e mais de 10 mil funcionários trabalhando em 74 escritórios e 14 centros de Pesquisa & Desenvolvimento em 43 países.
Estamos no centro de uma sociedade digital em evolução. Bilhões de pessoas no mundo inteiro querem cada vez mais liberdade para se comunicar, viajar, comprar, realizar operações bancárias, divertir-se e trabalhar - a qualquer hora, em qualquer lugar - de formas convenientes, agradáveis e seguras. A Gemalto supre essas crescentes necessidades por serviços móveis pessoais, proteção de identidade, segurança em pagamentos, serviços autenticados on-line, acesso a computação em nuvem, transporte moderno, comunicações M2M e serviços de e-Healthcare e e-Government.
A Gemalto desenvolve software seguros, executados em dispositivos confiáveis cujos projetos desenvolvemos e personalizamos. Gerenciamos esses dispositivos, os dados confidenciais neles contidos e os serviços proporcionados ao longo de todo o seu ciclo de vida. Inovamos para que nossos clientes possam oferecer outras maneiras de aumentar a conveniência e segurança da vida digital para seus usuários finais.
A Gemalto ganha força com o número cada vez maior de pessoas que usam seus software e dispositivos seguros para interagir no mundo digital e sem fio.
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