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Inside Secure Named innovation leader for mobile solutions by globalFoundries

Leading in Innovation Award Presented for MicroRead NFC Solution

AIX EN PROVENCE, fRANCE, August 30, 2011 – Inside Secure, a leader in semiconductor solutions for secure transactions, today announced it was named as a 2011 Leading in Innovation award winner at the GLOBALFOUNDRIES Global Technology Conference 2011. The award recognizes INSIDE as a GLOBALFOUNDRIES customer who has demonstrated innovative solutions on products ranging from non-volatile memories to leading-edge smartphone processors.

“We are honored to have won a Leading in Innovation award,” said Remy De Tonnac, chief executive officer of Inside Secure. “Inside Secure has built a strong working relationship with GLOBALFOUNDRIES. Our teams have collaborated on new technologies and development to take advantage of GLOBALFOUNDRIES’s unique capabilities and the results are gratifying.”

GLOBALFOUNDRIES is a full-service semiconductor foundry that provides a unique combination of advanced technology, manufacturing excellence, and global operations. The company has manufacturing operations in Singapore, Germany, and the United States, which are supported by a global network of research and development, design enablement, and customer support professionals.

“We are please to recognize INSIDE as an innovator,” said Jim Kupec, senior vice president of sales and marketing at GLOBALFOUNDRIES. “INSIDE’s MicroRead product is a great example of our ability to work together to move innovation forward and deliver leading-edge products for customers and gain an early foothold in markets such as NFC.”

INSIDE’s MicroRead provides a third-generation-of-silicon Near Field Communication (NFC) solution. It allows handset manufacturers to develop products that support contactless services such as payment, transportation, access control, loyalty, ticketing, and others. MicroRead is designed for traditional NFC applications, new applications, and legacy RFID applications in mobile phones, smart phones, and other consumer devices.

About Inside Secure

Inside Secure is a leading designer, developer and supplier of semiconductors, embedded software and platforms for secure transactions and digital security. INSIDE mobile NFC, secure payment, and digital security products provide security for a wide range of information processing, storage and transmission applications. The company’s customers are found in a wide range of markets including mobile payment, identification documents, access control, transit, electronic device manufacturing, pay television and mobile service operators. As a fabless company, INSIDE shipped nearly 400 million semiconductors in 2010, ranking it among the leaders in most of its markets. For more information visit

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