Identity & Biometric Solutions
Thales is an experienced and trusted partner for passport issuance services. In 2004, the Danish Police outsourced the personalizing of Danish ePassports to Thales (Gemalto). 10,6 million passports have since then been personalized by Thales. Besides ePassports, Thales is producing Visa stickers, Tachograph cards, Resident permit cards, and Document & Biometric Readers in Denmark. We also supply and personalize the Rejsekort.
Interoperability is the key for all our products therefor the international standards and regulations are always strictly followed. Thales is a founding and active member of around 80 standardization groups, public and industrial ones such as JavaCard Forum, Global Chip Alliance, Liberty Alliance, Smart Payment Forum etc. Thales actively contributes in the definition of technical specifications and interoperability of identity and travel documents such as ICAO, ISO, CEN, AFNOR, etc. as well as participates in all interoperability tests including ePassports (BIG, IAS, etc.). This ensures that our products are closely following the latest enhancements and adaptation to new and emerging standards.
The local site in Ballerup is audited by the Danish National Police and Secret Service as well certified by Visa and MasterCard. Thales is known for a reliable and secure service and the use of the local site ensures an efficient workflow, both in terms of data transfer and document delivery. A traceability mechanism is in place to ensure end-to-end security, from application by customer to issuing of document, which is audited by police. Security is our state of mind.
Banking & Payment Services
Thales offers services for financial institutions in the Banking & Payment Services (BPS) unit. The world of financial services is changing fast and consumers look for evermore personalised, convenient and secure ways to pay, communicate and interact with their banks and accounts. Today we provide the Danish banking sector with a wide range of secure digital banking, cards and digital payment solutions meeting and exceeding these demands. Our onboarding/KYC (know your customer), access/SCA (strong customer authentication) and risk management services have been used for many years in the Nordics, and combined they are the ideal way to secure and enhance the entire customer journey for digital banking. Available both as on-premises and cloud platform, supporting either mobile authentication or hardware devices. In close partnership with leading Danish banks, we also drive the change in lifestyle payment products, including world-leading mobile, biometric, metal, eco-friendly and wearable contactless products and associated services. In Denmark we supply around half of the banking cards in the market.
Internet of Things
By 2025, 75 billion IoT devices will be connected with a potential market value of around $1.6 trillion. IoT devices and services offer unprecedented possibilities, business opportunities, and challenges.
To support its clients, Thales delivers innovative IoT technology that simplifies and speeds enterprise digital transformation. In Denmark, Thales also provides a wide range of market leading IoT solutions perfectly adapted for the Danish market context such as Smart Metering solutions for utilities and grid managers within the energy market. Within Asset Tracking, IoT is also driving the evolution. Whether devices monitor vehicle fleets, locate containers, trace stole goods, or detect changes to environment. Thales IoT asset tracking provides the tools to improve efficiency in a wide range of industries, providing our Danish customers’ devices with the exact data they need