Identity & Biometric Solutions
Thales is an experienced and trusted partner for passport issuance services. In 2016, Thales rolled out a new issuance solution in its Vantaa facility to be ready to start the issuance of the new Finnish ePassports and eID cards by January 1st 2017 and since then over 750,000 passports have been issued per year
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. Thales operates the issuance and afterwards the documents are delivered to the Citizens through a secure delivery network. Security is our state of mind.
Besides Passports and ID cards, Thales is producing eResident permits, Visas, Visa stickers, Driving licenses, eTacho, Gun Permits, Boating licenses, boat registrations, seafarer permissions and health care cards. Interoperability is the key for all our products therefor the international standards and regulations are always strictly followed.
Banking & Payment Services
Furthermore, 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 Finish 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, as a service, supporting either mobile authentication or hardware devices. In close partnership with leading Finish banks we also drive the change in lifestyle payment products, including world-leading mobile, biometric, metal, eco-friendly and wearable contactless payment cards.
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 Finland, Thales also provides a wide range of market leading IoT solutions perfectly adapted for the Finnish market context such as Smart Metering solutions for utilities and grid managers within the energy market. For the Finniah Healthcare system, Thales provides state of the art solution in security and connectivity. IoT in Healthcare, dramatically improves patient outcomes and save millions of lives with remote patient monitoring. 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 Finnish customers’ devices with the exact data they need.