Infineon Technologies AG has announced that it is supplying security chips to Taiwan’s electronic passport program. Infineon says it is the only supplier and has started shipping security chips of the SLE78 product family based on the digital security technology “Integrity Guard”.
"The new contract for the ePassport program in Taiwan is further proof of the fact that Infineon's security chips with ”Integrity Guard” technology are the preferred solution for electronic passports and IDs. They fulfill highest requirements with regards to data security of electronic identification documents and are thus an anchor of trust for authorities and citizens worldwide," says Carsten Loschinsky, Vice President and Head of Business Line Government ID for the Chip Card & Security Division of Infineon Technologies."
Infineon said it supplies security chips for the electronic passports of the largest countries in the world including USA, Brazil, China and India.