November, 2007 - GARDANNE FRANCE

Neowave, the newly created startup focusing on Smart Objects, today announces it has selected Trusted Logic’s state of the art jTOP® card operating system to power a Weneo product range inside its new contactless smart e-Media offer.

Neowave chooses Trusted Logic to power its new generation of contactless smart e-Media
Weneo products hosting jTOP® platform to be unveiled at Cartes 2007, booth 4J-126.
Weneo is a range of portable, personal objects featuring all the security of today’s contactless smart cards. Thanks to a USB interface, Weneo products address the need for direct web and PC connectivity, while offering mass storage capacity and increased processing power.

Trusted Logic’s jTOP® Java Card™ platforms combine high security with an open architecture, enabling secure multi application. Based on this powerful open architecture, Weneo products are poised to offer new opportunities and services in a wide range of applications, such as:

     • Mass transit: contactless transactions with on-line reloading and update;
     • Corporate: physical and logical access with secure file transfer;
     • Banking: contactless transactions, on-line reloading, on-line payment
     • e-Ticketing, DRM, Healthcare, etc…

"Using Trusted Logic’s jTOP® operating system, Weneo benefits from an advanced secure multi-application platform, which means it can directly enter the burgeoning contactless transaction market.
The power of smart card operating systems combined with the flexibility of the contactless USB form factor brings a new dimension to Smart Card applications," said Dominique Bolignano, Trusted Logic CEO.

"We strongly believe that Trusted Logic secure embedded OS is the perfect platform to support the multi-applications solution of Weneo Smart Objects answering new market expectations in the transaction world" said Frédéric Bouchy, Neowave CTO.

Weneo products will be unveiled at Cartes 2007, booth 4J-126 (Parc des Expositions, Villepinte, Paris, November 13-15th). Combining the USB form factor with an innovative internal architecture, they are at the heart of a new transaction trend: the contactless and web services revolution.

About Neowave

With Smart Objects as its core business, Neowave is at the heart of the contactless and web services revolution in the secured transactions world. Neowave’s Weneo product range targets all existing and future contactless Smart Card markets. It addresses the need for direct PC and Web connectivity.

Thanks to its built-in USB reader, while offering large mass storage capacity and increased processing power.

Created in June 2007, in the South of France, Neowave brings on the market innovative Smart Object concepts. They are the result from its 4 founders unique combination of expertise in Smart Cards, embedded software, secure ICs and consumer products.

Contact information

Michel Leduc
VP Marketing & Sales
Tel.: +33 (0)4 42 50 75 04
E-mail: michel.leduc@neowave.fr
Website: www.neowave.fr
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