Tacos Java CardTM OS Platform on StarChip SCF SIM Controllers Available

Wed, 10/05/2011 - 8:51am
Posted by Janine E. Mooney, Associate Editor

Simulity and StarChip announced the availability of Simulity Tacos Java CardTM OS platform on StarChip SCF SIM controllers. The TACOS-J platform is a contact-based Java (U)SIM card built on Simulity's TACOS Enterprise Edition. It is fully compliant with Java Card 2.2.1 Specifications and Visa GlobalPlatform 2.1.1. The SCF SIM controllers’ family has been designed to cover demands of USIM Java CardTM applications. The SCF family is based on Cortus APS3s 32-bit core enabling 25Mips@25MHz. Extended performances and best-in-class endurance (up to 400 million cycles thanks to E3 (ECUBE) proprietary mechanisms) have been implemented to deliver highly effective SIM controllers. All SCF members (SCF320G, SCF384G and derivatives) are fully flash-based, code and data with SST SuperFlash. The TACOS-J platform running on SCF controllers will be demonstrated on StarChip booth (#3B021) at Cartes & ID event 2011.

“To work with Starchip is an ideal scenario for Simulity. Our products are complimentary and our company visions and goals align, creating a valuable and sustainable partnership. We are delighted to be working with an innovative partner creating cost effective and creative propositions for our customers. We look forward to a long lasting relationship with Starchip.” said Stephane Fund, CEO of Simulity

“We are delighted with Simulity proposing to their customers a solution based on our SCF SIM controllers. The combination of Simulity Tacos Java CardTM OS and StarChip SCF family brings to the market a very efficient and cost effective solution. It was a pleasure to work with Simulity as the team’s strong know-how, when dealing with Java CardTM based operating systems, was key to achieve the product porting, qualification and customers’ sampling in a short time” said Yves Fusella, CTO of StarChip.

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