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Jordan has chosen NXP’s secure SmartMX2 microcontroller for its new contactless citizen ID card. To increase national security and counterfeit protection and extended public services, the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology awaits to deploy SmartMX2-based Jordan ID cards.
Gemalto is the world leading digital security and the conductor of this project. Gemalto’s Sealys MultiApp ID will be embedded in the NXP to operate the microcontrollers. With the experience gained from developing more than five generations of secure microcontrollers, NXP is the leader in security. With the blooming SmartMX2, NXP kicks off with the Integral Security architecture which is design to protect the confidentiality of user data and applications.
The advanced Jordan citizen card can be used for conventional citizenship due to its multifunctional form of identification. The citizen card is also embedded with social and economic applications such as eBanking services, health insurance, voting verification and storing travelling itinerary.
The SmartMX2 unleashes
SmartMX chip also stores personal data and biometric features such as the card holder’s photo and fingerprints. With these cards, congestion and renewal processes will be reduced. It will also help reduce the number of fraud and counterfeiting while boosting security and government applications.
With the existing infrastructures and equipment, the NXP SmartMX2 family of products are compatible. It provides double the transaction speed while maintaining ultra low power dissipation.
ICAO, the U.S Department of Defense and the German Federal Government have verified the SmartMX2 product to be efficient, reliable and designed with the highest standards of security.
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