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WISeKey and MCI Events join efforts to deploy a global digital identification project for the exhibition industry
The cooperation includes investment in WISeKey from MCI Events and the development and commercialization of a join WISekey E-Xhibition Secure Portal and E-Xhibition eCard to be used within the WISeKey's Global Network of Identity Providers in major world Exhibition destinations. Geneva, Switzerland and Nice, France (ots) - WISeKey and MCI Events today announced at RSA Europe conference in Nice that they are introducing an E-Xhibition Secure Card with the objective to enhance the security and efficiency of the exhibition Industry. This e-card will follow the principles of other Secure E-Vertical markets were WISeKey already proved its efficiency, e.g: e-telecom, e-government, e-voting, e-health and e-finance. WISeKey will use the standard based exhibition enrolment processes and procedures to authenticate people before the smart-cards containing biometrics and digital certificates. Due to the real time nature of the Internet, exhibitions are able to get instant information about hotels, travel agencies, insurance services, airport services, taxes, flights, transfers, car rentals, conferences, services and delivery status of orders, whatever language, time and geographic location of tourist and company. The WISekey E-Xhibition Card project analyzes the reasons and the key components for the success of online exhibition industry, namely: (1) how the exhibition industry is changing, (2) what adjustments must be made due to new client preferences and needs, (3) how the Internet can be a way to develop the exhibition industry, (4) how Internet and the traditional via can complement each other.
"This new project with MCI events will allow WISeKey to test its latest BlackBox CardSpace special edition on a highly demanding industry on which access control, security and strong identification it is of the utmost requirement", said Carlos Moreira, Founder and Chairman of WISeKey
Roger Tondeur, MCI's President, said: "The WISeKey partnership with MCI reflects a strategic decision to develop the use of Digital Identification in managing congresses, meetings and events. This move is in line with the MCI initiative to recognize safety, health and security aspects in face to face interactions. In all major conference hubs worldwide - such as Paris, London, Seoul, or Chicago - profit and not-for-profit organisations from all industry sector will require reliable and advanced personal authentication for accessing meetings' contents, discussions, or networking opportunities."
ots Originaltext: WISeKey SA