JSC "Sitronics» (LSE: SITR), a leading provider of telecommunications, IT and microelectronic solutions in Russia and the CIS, announces that OJSC "Mikron", the parent company business direction and Microelectronics, received a positive opinion authorized by the federal organization of "UEC", allowing the use of the card platform "Micron" (chip and embedded operating system) with the payment and identification applications for the production of universal electronic cards.
Certificate issued by JSC "UEC" certifies that provided at check-chip module "Micron" with a pre-identification and payment applications meet the requirements of the single payment-service system "Universal Smart Card" (EPSS UEC) identification and specification of the application of USC. Authenticated card platform "Micron" entered in the register UEC card platforms that allow its use for the production of universal electronic cards.
The operating system allows you to use the chip UEC as an identifier card, transport card, to obtain preferential services, commercial services and interaction with the system of "e-government".
"The first manufacturer, the chip which has been certified for use in UEC is" Micron ", — said vice-president of" Universal Electronic Card "Andrew Pyatkevich — Participation in the UEC domestic manufacturer of microelectronic products allows us to dynamically respond to changes in the requirements for the technical characteristics of the chip, as well as monitor milestones and deadlines for the project. "
"Now the government committed itself to the introduction of high technology, for example, in documents containing personal data of citizens — in the UEC, passports, immigration cards, medical insurance policies, access control, and others. It is important that suppliers of chips were just Russian companies as it ensures the safety and ensure a more responsible approach manufacturer. For manufacturers this is an additional market and the opportunity to develop its own technology and know-how. In the case of UEC customer has the ability to control the design, manufacture and certification of the final product, as the whole chain is localized in Russia ", — said the head of" Microelectronics "Gennady KRASNIKOV.