WISePhone Genesis, WISeKey's first WISePhones model, presented at the Geneva Blockchain Congress
WISePhone offers business and private security and security on the Blockchain
Geneva, 22nd January 2019 – WISeKey International Holding Ltd ("WISeKey", SIX: WIHN), a leading cybersecurity company and IoT, announced today that WISePhone Genesis, its first model of the WISePhones family, was presented at the Geneva Blockchain Congress . WISePhone Genesis (the entry-level model) and WISePhone Block (the updated version, which will be available for purchase at the start of the second quarter of 2019, guarantees privacy and corporate and personal security on Blockchain. a flexible and convenient platform that allows efficiency and mobility, protecting intellectual property and confidentiality, transforming public networks and mobile devices into highly secure communication channels for companies.
The status of WISeKey telecommunications service provider within OFCOM, the Swiss Federal Office of Communications, enables the company to implement voice encryption solutions for mobile phones. To pre-register and order WISePhone Genesis or WISePhone Block go to: https://www.wisephone.ch/.
WISePhone Genesis WISePhone Genesis is a mobile phone entirely protected by the integration of WISeKey and the Android operating system with specific security solution features. The WISePhone Genesis model, which can be used as a corporate and / or personal telephone, offers secure communications (e-mail and voice), digital identity and cloud data.
Through a Personal Cybersecurity Hub, the WISePhone Genesis model puts users in control of application permissions and offers separate protected environments to protect and separate personal and business data.
WISePhone Block The edition of WISePhone Block presents itself as the Genesis edition with preloaded with WISePhone Application Suite native WISeID and WISetalk, the WISeKey app, the industry-leading digital identity and communication that offers secure and encrypted voice calls, conference calls, text and file transfers. WISePhone Block will integrate WISeKey's innovative hardware and software technologies bringing to market the first and only smartphone based on WISeCoin cryptocurrency Blockchain technology.
The WISePhone Block edition (available at the beginning of the second quarter of 2019) is equipped with an encrypted native Wallet, is equipped with an HSM (Hardware Security Module) and integrates the WISeKey SuisseID digital identity that allows qualified cloud-based signature features certified by the Swiss government and in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation of the EU (GDPR).
The WISePhone Block Wallet also uses WISeKey's Blockchain-as-a-Service ("BaaS") technology to make secure contactless payments and is compatible with most existing Blockchain technologies.
In addition, the WISePhone Block suite of applications provides voice and text encryption (WISeTalk), which reflect sophisticated security mechanisms and advanced end-to-end encryption technologies. In addition, WISeID protects users' digital data and assets within an encrypted enclave (replicated in a secure Swiss cloud), while WISeAccess provides additional secure authentication factors to access the WISePhone suite of applications.
WISePhone Genesis edition SoC hardware specifications: Mediatek P23 MT6763 8×2.0GHz operating system: Android 8.1 Memory: 4 GB RAM / ROM64GB LCD: 5.99 "FHD + IPS Battery: 5000 mAh, Fast charge PumpExpress 3.0, fast wireless charging (0W) Sensors: Gravity / Proximity / Light / Gyroscope / Electronic compass / NFC fingerprint: ST21NFCD Camera: 16MP Rear PDAF, 8 MP front Body materials: Zib Unibody Frame, Back cover with sandstone finish WISePhone Block edition SoC hardware specifications: Mediatek MT6765 8×2, 2GHz OS: Android 9 Memory: 6GB / ROM 128GB LCD LPDDR4X LCD: 5.93 "FHD + IPS battery incell: 5000mAh-5500mAh (will try to insert a larger one), fast charge PumpExpress 3.0, wireless fast charge (10 W) Sensors: Gravity / Proximity / Light / Gyroscope / E-Compass / NFC Fingerprint: ST21NFCD eSE: VaultIC-405 Camera: 21 MP Rear PDAF, 13 MP Front Body Materials: Aluminum Unibody Frame, Rubber Back Cover with extra coating: stereo speakers
"Through WISePhone, users have control over their identity and data, rather than service providers – essentially, WISePhone is an Android phone like any other with all the same features, but has an additional locked area that is protected from security problems.This unique feature allows users to securely store cryptocurrency or other cryptographic resources as non-fungible tokens and also to exchange e-mail and voice messages.It is a unique concept that brings in a single phone more than 20 years of cybersecurity and WISeKey's IoT experience, "said Carlos Moreira, CEO of WISeKey.
Since 2010, WISePhone.ch voice encryption products and services have been used by large groups of users in public and private organizations, and recently the technology has been updated to provide voice encryption services for a broader consumer platform targeting global markets. . Today, the platform hosted in Switzerland at the WISeKey risk-free bunker in the Swiss Alps offers secure cloud storage solutions that allow users to securely exchange sensitive data and identity management with WISeID.
WISeKey (SIX Swiss Exchange: WIHN) is a leading IT security company that is currently implementing large-scale digital identity ecosystems for people and objects that use Blockchain, AI and IoT while respecting human as the hub of the Internet. WISeKey semiconductors protect the pervasive computing modeling today's Internet of Everything. WISeKey has an installed base of over 1 billion microchips in almost all IoT sectors (connected cars, smart cities, drones, agricultural sensors, anti-counterfeiting, smart lighting, servers, computers, mobile phones, cryptographic tokens, etc.). WISeKey is in a privileged position to be on the edge of IoT, as our semiconductors provide a large amount of Big Data that, when analyzed with Artificial Intelligence (AI), can help industrial applications predict the failure of their equipment before it happens.
Our technology, trusted by the Root of Trust ("RoT") based on Swiss cryptography by OISTE / WISeKey, provides secure authentication and identification, both in physical and virtual environments, for the Internet of Things, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence. WISeKey RoT acts as a common trust anchor to ensure the integrity of online transactions between objects and between objects and people. For more information, visit www.wisekey.com.
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