Bundesdruckerei GmbH Berlin is one of the world's leading companies engaged in developing and supplying systems solutions for secure identification. In addition to full-scale passport and ID card systems, the company provides national and international customers with ID documents, high-security cards, document verification hardware, security software along with trust center services. Bundesdruckerei also produces banknotes, postage and revenue stamps as well as electronic publications. With its subsidiaries BIS Bundesdruckerei International Services GmbH, D-TRUST GmbH, Maurer Electronics GmbH and iNCO Sp. z o.o., the Bundesdruckerei Group employs a staff of around 1,900 worldwide. The Group generated revenue of EUR 351 million in the 2010 financial year. Bundesdruckerei is one of the founding members of the Fraunhofer innovation cluster "Secure Identity Berlin-Brandenburg" and also endows the "Secure Identity" chair at Freie Universität Berlin. Further information is available at:www.bundesdruckerei.de.
About NXP Semiconductors
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (Nasdaq: NXPI) provides high performance mixed signal and standard product solutions that leverage its leading RF, analogue, power management, interface, security and digital processing expertise. NXP products are used in a wide range of automotive, identification, wireless infrastructure, lighting, industrial, mobile, consumer and computing applications. A global semiconductor company with operations in more than 25 countries, NXP posted revenue of $4.4 billion in 2010. NXP is among the world's leading manufacturers of chips for eGovernment applications, such as electronic passports, ID cards or health insurance cards. To find out more about NXP visit: www.nxp.com.
About Fraunhofer AISEC
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is Europe's leading application-orientated research organisation. Its research efforts are geared to directly serve companies and benefit society. Its customers come from industry, as well as the services and public sectors. Fraunhofer operates more than 80 research units, including 59 Fraunhofer institutes at different locations in Germany. The majority of the more than 17,000 employees at Fraunhofer are scientists or engineers.
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is represented in the project by the Fraunhofer Institution for Applied and Integrated Security (AISEC). More than 60 highly qualified employees conduct research into and develop application-orientated IT security solutions at the highest level. One of the core areas of the work conducted by AISEC Munich is the security of embedded systems. For more information, visit: www.aisec.fraunhofer.de.