INSIDE Contactless Improves Global Collaboration and Design Cycle Efficiency with Dassault Systemes.
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LOWELL, Mass. -- Dassault Systemes Dassault Systemes (Dassault Systèmes S.A.) (Pronounced - Dasoh) (NASDAQ: DASTY; Euronext: 13065) is a leading company specializing in 3D and PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) software. (DS) (Euronext Paris Euronext Paris is France's securities market, formerly known as the Paris Bourse, which merged with the Amsterdam and Brussels exchanges in September 2000 to form Euronext NV, which is the second largest exchange in Europe behind the London Stock Exchange. : #13065, DSY DSY Drum Storage Yard .PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Product lifecycle or product life cycle is the course of a product's sales and profits over time. The five stages of each product lifecycle are product development, introduction, growth, maturity and decline. Management (PLM (Product Life cycle Management) A comprehensive information system that coordinates all aspects of a product from initial concept to its eventual retirement. Sometimes called the "digital backbone" of a product, it includes the requirements phase, analysis and design ) solutions, today announced that INSIDE Contactless, a global leader in open-standard contactless payment Contactless payment systems are credit cards, key fobs, or other devices which use RFID for making secure payments. The built in chip and antenna enable consumers to wave their card or fob over a reader at the point of sale. and Near Field Communication (NFC NFC
National Football Conference ) semiconductors, has successfully implemented the ENOVIA Synchronicity DesignSync solution, which is part of the V6 family of products, to improve the efficiency of its product development and design process. INSIDE Contactless is using the DesignSync solution to design high-performance contactless chip technologies for next-generation payment, transit, identity and access control applications. INSIDE's secure contactless and NFC solutions are currently found in smart cards Example of widely used contactless smart cards are Hong Kong's Octopus card, Paris' Calypso/Navigo card and Lisbon' LisboaViva card, which predate the ISO/IEC 14443 standard. The following tables list smart cards used for public transportation and other electronic purse applications. , key fobs, mobile phones, handheld devices, point-of-service systems and PC peripherals.
"Designing semiconductor products for smart card and banking applications requires robust, collaborative software, flexibility within concurrent development projects, traceability and intellectual property protection," said Michel Martin, IC Design Manager at INSIDE Contactless. "The deployment of a semiconductor industry-specific collaborative design data and configuration management solution from Dassault Systemes has enabled us to store, share and manage data effectively and implement and scale best design practices in the company."
By leveraging Dassault Systemes ENOVIA Synchronicity DesignSync Data Manager, DesignSync DFII and ProjectSync INSIDE Contactless has been able to improve global team collaboration while also optimizing product design. This approach has enabled INSIDE Contactless to increase system-on-chip design integration efficiencies and IP reuse by utilizing modular data abstraction within a hierarchical design data and configuration management system.
"In an industry with ever-increasing product complexity, INSIDE Contactless is using the power of ENOVIA DesignSync to cut costs and bring contactless technology to its customers faster," said Fabrice Mekersi, director, Europe, Middle East & Africa, High-Tech and Semiconductor, ENOVIA, Dassault Systemes. "Dassault Systemes' solutions have helped INSIDE Contactless streamline multi-site circuit design, integrating data from often dispersed design teams. This kind of collaborative innovation is increasingly important for sustainable business."
For more information on Dassault Systemes' ENOVIA solutions for the semiconductor industry, please visit the high-tech section of the company's Web site.
About INSIDE Contactless
INSIDE Contactless is the global leader in open-standard contactless payment and Near Field Communication (NFC) semiconductors and software that power the next generation of payment, transit, identity and access control applications. The company's intelligent, microprocessor-based platforms offer the flexibility to be embedded in smart cards, mobile phones and other consumer electronic devices, documents, badges and other items to support a wide range of innovative contactless applications and bring new levels of convenience to users. INSIDE has delivered more than 300 million contactless platforms worldwide to customers and partners that include many of the leading payment card and mobile phone manufacturers, systems integrators and financial institutions. With a portfolio of 60 families of patents, including several essential NFC patents, the company has played a leading role in NFC and contactless innovation. INSIDE is headquartered in Aix-en-Provence, France, with offices in Shanghai, Singapore, Warsaw, Seoul and Silicon Valley. For more information, please visit www.insidecontactless.com.
About Dassault Systemes
As a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Dassault Systemes brings value to more than 100,000 customers in 80 countries. A pioneer in the 3D software market since 1981, Dassault Systemes develops and markets PLM application software and services that support industrial processes and provide a 3D vision of the entire lifecycle of products from conception to maintenance to recycling. The Dassault Systemes portfolio consists of CATIA A family of 2D and 3D CAD programs from IBM. CATIA was one of the first CAD programs to provide 3D solid modeling. The program was developed by Dassault Systems, a French aerospace company. for designing the virtual product - SolidWorks for 3D mechanical design - DELMIA DELMIA Digital Enterprise Lean Manufacturing Interactive Application for virtual production - SIMULIA for virtual testing - ENOVIA for global collaborative lifecycle management, and 3DVIA DVIA Dvi Analog for online 3D lifelike experiences. Dassault Systemes' shares are listed on Euronext Paris (#13065, DSY.PA) and Dassault Systemes' ADRs may be traded on the US Over-The-Counter (OTC OTC
See over-the-counter market (OTC). ) market (DASTY). For more information, visit http://www.3ds.com.
CATIA, DELMIA, ENOVIA, SIMULIA, SolidWorks and 3D VIA are registered trademarks of Dassault Systemes or its subsidiaries in the US and/or other countries.