WISeKey Granted Canadian Patent for the Digital Identification of Valuable Goods
ZUG, SWITZERLAND- April 6, 2016- WISeKey International Holding Ltd (SIX: WIHN), announces that the Canadian Patent and Trademark Office has [on April 5, 2016], granted a new patent to WISeKey titled “Method and apparatus for digital authentication of valuable goods”, that covers an invention related to the useof strong digital identification authentication provided by WISeKey which combined with OISTE.ORG allows valuable objects on the Internet to be authenticated using digital identification.
WISeKey’s patented technology is already proven in Switzerland with more than three years’ experience in the luxury industry, the digital brand protection solution “WISeAuthentic” being implemented by several prestigious watch makers.
This patented technology opens up tremendous possibilities and industry leadership for WISeKey in terms of certifying, connecting, and insuring objects and storing the ensuing data in a secure, trusted cloud environment. We are now on the threshold of a fourth phase in the evolution of the Internet, what is called the Embedded Internet, a network space where billions of intelligent embedded devices will be connected.
Many countries are already working on what we call Industry 4 which is the next stage of industrial manufacturing and a paradigm shift toward smart factories which could be the advent of a fourth industrial revolution. So are we in fact on the verge of a fourth revolution with $14.4 Trillion of Value at Stake for Companies and Industries.
WISekey has already received patents in USA http://goo.gl/ozgOQm, Switzerland and now Canada.
Carlos Moreira, WISeKey’s CEO noted, “This patent gives us the opportunity to access the Canadian market for authenticating valuable goods through digital certificates. Our digital world is changing rapidly and Embedded Internet has now become part of our lives. The demand for internet-connected products and embedded systemsis growing. Currently there are more than 10 billion wirelessly connected devices in the market, and more than 30 billion devices will be wirelessly connected by 2020 – the Internet of Things to become the Internet of Everything.We have positioned our Company well to take advantage of these opportunities in Europe, US and with this patent, in Canada.”
WISeKey is one of the world’s fastest-growing cybersecurity companies and a global growth company partner of the World Economic Forum. WISeKey provides specialized technologies for data protection, effective authentication and identification and authentication of people and objects to ensure secured communications and transactions without compromising trust. WISeKey runs its own Root of Trust cybersecurity platform and identity-based data security solutions for international organizations, governments, enterprises, and financial institutions spanning 102 countries. WISeKey is headquartered in Geneva with operations in Vietnam and the US. It intends to aggressively build out its US operations with hubs in California and Maryland. WISeKey has already embedded root of trust based security in over 2.6 billion browsers, sensors and wearables in addition to offering the industry’s trusted suite of IoT security products using the fact that authentication is becoming an increasingly important cybersecurity IoT consideration.
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