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Gemalto, Yokosuka Telecom Research Park, Fujitsu Ten et Ertico inaugurent le premier centre d'essai eCall au Japon

Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO), le leader mondial de la sécurité numérique, a annoncé aujourd'hui sa collaboration avec Yokosuka Telecom Research Park, Inc. (YRP), FUJITSU TEN, l’un des principaux développeurs de systèmes de sécurité avancés, et ERTICO, avec l’inauguration du premier centre d'essai eCall au Japon, destiné à aider les constructeurs automobiles du monde entier à se conformer aux nouveaux standards de l'Union européenne (UE) en matière d'appels d'urgence. Les technologies de pointe Cinterion® de Gemalto (modules automobiles Machine-to-Machine (M2M) et modules d'identification de machine (MIM) assureront les communications et la localisation GPS pour tous les scénarios d'essai. Ce tout premier centre d'appels d'urgence établi en dehors de l'Europe permettra aux constructeurs automobiles japonais de tester sur place les solutions destinées au marché européen.

Conçu pour réduire les délais d'intervention des secours, le service eCall '112' est un système M2M interopérable paneuropéen qui permet aux véhicules (et à leurs passagers) d'appeler automatiquement les secours en cas d’accident de la circulation. Le banc d'essai de FUJITSU TEN et d'YRP comprend des systèmes embarqués basés sur la technologie eCall de Gemalto, qui a déjà fait ses preuves en Europe et qui est conforme aux scénarios d'essai européens. Lorsque les airbags ou d’autres capteurs embarqués sont déclenchés, un module MIM automobile Gemalto établit instantanément une connexion réseau sécurisée et un module M2M automobile Cinterion émet un appel vocal '112' normalisé vers le service d'urgence le plus proche. Le système transmet automatiquement les données essentielles relatives à la situation, notamment le lieu exact de l’incident, l'heure et le numéro d'identification du véhicule (NIV), aux opérateurs qui mobilisent les services appropriées en temps réel. La solution peut être activée manuellement par les occupants du véhicule en cas de besoin. En simulant les réseaux sans fil européens, ce centre d'essai, le seul réseau cellulaire 2G exclusif du Japon, facilitera grandement les tests.

« Gemalto, un partenaire de l'alliance ERTICO, joue un rôle clé dans le soutien au centre d'essai YRP et au pré-déploiement des solutions eCall '112' de l'Union européenne à travers toute l'Europe », a déclaré Hermann Meyer, PDG d'ERTICO - ITS Europe. « L'expertise et la technologie avancée de Gemalto aident l'ensemble de la chaîne d'approvisionnement automobile à se conformer aux normes exigeant que toutes les voitures particulières et tous les véhicules utilitaires légers neufs produits dans l'UE soient équipés du système eCall d'ici 2015 ».

« En permettant de tester localement la technologie eCall, Gemalto et ses partenaires rationalisent la fabrication et aident les constructeurs automobiles mondiaux à réaliser d’importantes économies de temps et de coûts », a déclaré Marcel Visser, Vice-président chargé de la division Automobile chez Gemalto. « Les modules M2M et MIM sophistiqués de Gemalto sont certifiés ISO/TS 16949 ; ils aident les constructeurs automobiles à se conformer aux normes rigoureuses du secteur en termes de qualité et traçabilité sur toute la durée de vie d'un véhicule. Nous sommes fiers de notre contribution à la sécurité routière et à la vie quotidienne des personnes utilisant la sécurité numérique ».

Cinterion® est une marque déposée de Gemalto GmbH dans plusieurs pays.

À propos de Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) est le leader mondial de la sécurité numérique avec un chiffre d’affaires 2011 de 2 milliards d’euros. Présent dans 43 pays, Gemalto emploie plus de 10 000 salariés travaillant depuis 74 bureaux et 14 centres de Recherche et Développement.

Nous nous développons au cœur du monde numérique en évolution rapide et constante. Des milliards de personnes à travers le monde revendiquent de plus en plus la liberté de communiquer, acheter, voyager, faire des transactions bancaires, se divertir et travailler – à tout moment et en tous lieux - de façon agréable et sûre. Gemalto répond à leurs demandes croissantes en matière de services mobiles personnels, paiement sécurisé, authentification des accès au « cloud », protection de l’identité et de la vie privée, services d’e-santé et d’e-gouvernement performants, billettique des transports urbains facile d’utilisation et applications M2M fiables.

Gemalto développe des logiciels embarqués et des produits sécurisés que nous concevons et personnalisons. Nos plateformes logicielles et nos services gèrent ces produits sécurisés, les données confidentielles qu’ils contiennent et les services sécurisés qu’ils rendent possibles pour les utilisateurs finaux. Nos innovations offrent à nos clients de nouvelles possibilités d’améliorer la praticité et la sécurité des vies numériques de chacun.

Gemalto continue de croître avec le nombre grandissant de personnes qui utilisent ses solutions pour interagir dans le monde numérique et mobile.

Pour plus d’informations, visitez nos sites www.gemalto.com/france, www.justaskgemalto.com, blog.gemalto.com, ou suivez @GemaltoFrance sur twitter.

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