Bell ID, worldwide technology leader of smart card management solutions, will act as the Platinum Sponsor of Cards Middle East 2010, the largest smart card event of the region.
Attracting an array of banks, government agencies, telecom companies and enterprises from around the region, the event, to be held in the Al Bustan Rotana Hotel in Dubai on 17-19 May 2010, will address the latest products and innovations within the smart card and Mobile/NFC industry.
At the exhibition, Bell ID will be showcasing its software solutions for Identity, EMV and Mobile/NFC. This includes instant issuance and Internet PIN change for EMV cards, life cycle and multi-application management, post issuance personalization, and scripting.
Together with its technology partners Magna Carta, Sensor Access Technology and HID (Fargo printers), Bell ID will furthermore be demonstrating turnkey-solutions for multi-application smart card management systems. Bell ID’s local business partners, ACI Worldwide, Advanced Communications & Electronic Systems Co., Ltd. (ACES, subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation, Japan) and Eastern Trading & Maintenance Company, Ltd. (ETM) will also be present to discuss business enquiries.
During the conference, Bell ID is delighted and honored to announce that Dr. Samir H. Abdul-Jauwad, Chairman of Electrical Engineering Department at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) and that Mr. John Alissi, EMV Program Manager at SABB (part of HSBC) will discuss how Bell ID solutions are being deployed within their organizations.
Erik Wellen, General Manager Middle East at Bell ID, commented: “Our extensive participation at this event underlines the importance of this region for Bell ID. We see a growing demand for turn-key smart card solutions for banks, enterprises, governmental agencies and last but not least universities. Together with our technology and business partners, we strongly believe we can deliver these advanced turnkey solutions using the local capabilities and presence of our well-established partners.”
Established in early 1990s, Advanced Communications & Electronic Systems Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation (Japan) and a leading, ISO -Certified telecommunication company with class 1 telecom contractor rating, based in KSA. ACES has been and is at the forefront of building telecommunications & IT infrastructure in Saudi Arabia. ACES employs nearly 1,000 professionals and has 4 regional & 21 operational offices in different parts of the Kingdom. ACES is ranked 28th among 100 topmost fastest growing companies in KSA. ACES is Bell ID’s official business partner for the Educational market and Public Transportation market within KSA. For more information, please visit www.aces-co.com
Eastern Trading & Maintenance Company limited (ETM), with offices in Al Khobar (head office), Jubail, Al Khafji, Riyadh, Jeddah & Yanb, was founded in the year 1996. ETM has successfully introduced new products and services mainly in the Kingdom’s Oil and Gas sector. With a team of dedicated professionals with a well-managed structure ETM is able to meet the client expectations as a service provider to the maximum satisfaction. ETM has undertaken a wide range of contracts with governmental institutions, public and private sector clients meeting international industry standards of specifications and performance provides a wide range of consulting and other services to international clients. ETM is Bell ID’s official business partner for the Corporate market within KSA. For more information, please visit www.etmlc.com