Based on its core competences in the fields of security, contactless communication and integrated microcontroller solutions (embedded control), Infineon offers an extensive portfolio of semiconductor-based security products for many smart card and security applications. With this expertise, Infineon is helping to increase security in an increasingly networked world; for example, for mobile payment, for system security and secure electronic ID documents.
For years now, a large number of governments and authorities have placed their trust in Infineon. Infineon’s security chips can be found in electronic passports in countries including Germany, USA, China, Brazil, Indonesia, France, Norway, Poland and Taiwan, and in the electronic ID cards of Germany, Saudi Arabia, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Italy, Austria, Portugal, Ireland and South Africa. In Europe 70% of national electronic ID projects rely on secure controllers from Infineon.
For over 25 years, Infineon has developed innovative solutions in the area of hardware-based security and has been the market leader for more than 15 consecutive years.