IDEMIA, known for its expertise in identity technologies, and TEAL, a player in IoT connectivity, have partnered to enhance IoT (Internet of Things) connectivity.
They’re developing eSIM technology — essentially a digital SIM card that allows IoT devices like sensors, drones, or connected cars, to securely connect to networks without needing a physical SIM card. This technology is key for managing the identities and connections of a vast number of devices efficiently.
In the world of IoT, each device needs a unique identity for secure communication and management. eSIM technology enables this by allowing devices to be remotely managed and connected to different networks without physical changes.
For businesses, this partnership means easier deployment and management of IoT devices, which is crucial for industries like logistics, manufacturing, or smart cities. Securely and efficiently managing device identities is vital for these applications.
A key component of this partnership is TEAL’s SGP.32 cloud platforms. These platforms are part of the eSIM technology ecosystem, providing the infrastructure for remote management and provisioning of eSIMs. They enable IoT devices to be configured and connected to different network providers remotely, without the need for physical intervention. This technology streamlines the process of managing device connectivity and identity, making it easier and more secure for businesses to handle a large number of connected devices.
In essence, the collaboration between IDEMIA and TEAL is not just about enhancing device connectivity, but also about ensuring secure and efficient identity management of IoT devices, which is a critical aspect of identity technology in the rapidly evolving IoT domain.
November 21, 2023 – by the Mobile ID World Editorial Team