“Atos Origin at the Mobile World Congress: New Solutions for Dynamic Markets”

Paris, 11 February 2010

Atos Origin, an international IT services company showcases its latest telco expertise at the Mobile World Congress 2010 in Barcelona. Market experts say that in 2010 the economic situation will improve and this will bring new dynamics in the telecommunications market: Mobile internet is one of the major trends and Atos Origin demonstrates how the telecom companies can create new revenue opportunities with new solutions and applications for mobile devices.

Beside the Olympic presentation Atos Origin will show live demonstration of a broad set of solutions in the Avenue Pavilion AV99 in the Fira including:

Mobile TV on your I-Phone
Atos Origin will demonstrate a fully featured TV application on iPhone running live in France and certified by Apple. This Mobile TV solution can easily be extended to any other handsets.

IPTV/mobile or TV augmented on mobile
For the Tour de France and the Olympic Games, live rendering of real time gaps between cyclers will be demonstrated by Atos Origin on IPTV, mobile, or tablet PC.

Worldline Go-Live ! Next generation messaging
Atos Origin's next generation messaging simplifies and enriches customers' communication experience through its advanced unified and convergent messaging solution.

NFC Payment
Atos Origin shows a live purchasing and issuing process of a credit card to a NFC-Bluetooth sticker. This solution enables almost all mobile handsets to NFC service. This solution, jointly managed between Atos Origin and SagemOrga (Safran group), is powered by the world leading TESSA platform. The TESSA platform enables customers to combine different products and services like payment schemas, loyalty systems, ticketing platforms and identifications into a single high secure environment.

Next Generation Intelligent Network Services
The Atos Origin NGIN proposition consists of two main components:

  • a broad catalogue of off-the-shelf truly convergent services combining voice, messaging, presence, location, real-time charging and other features
  • a Service Creation and Carrier-Grade Delivery Platform that enables the deployment of next generation services over mobile and fixed networks. Atos Origin will display its full suite of mobile-fixed-IP convergent services for Enterprise and residential markets.

Privacy and Identity management for Community Services (PICOS) is an international research project whose mission is to investigate mobile communities and their services. The PICOS consortium consists of eleven partners from seven different countries, supported by the EU as a part of the Trust & Security group within the 7th Research Framework. The objective of PICOS is to advance the state of the art in technologies that provide privacy-enhanced identity and trust management features within complex community-supporting services that are built on next generation networks and delivered by multiple communication service providers. The approach taken by the project is to research, develop, build trial and evaluate an open, privacy-respecting, trust-enabling identity management platform that supports the provision of community services by mobile communication service providers.

Oliver Kleinhenz, Vice President Global Telecom & Media Market at Atos Origin explains: “The economical situation for Communication Service Providers remains challenging. With our new portfolio of solutions we will help our clients to successfully compete in this environment by leveraging on existing assets in order lower overall TCO and to reduce time to market as well as improve ROI of next generation communication services.“

With over 20 years experience and expertise in the telecommunication market, Atos Origin provides consulting, systems integration and outsourcing services to 350 customers including major telecom operators around the world. Atos Origin delivers innovative solutions that help telecoms, media and content service providers to address their key business issues, transform their IT systems, reduce costs and roll-out new functionalities. Atos Origin's expertise spans every aspect of the telecoms industry, including fixed and mobile fully convergent billing, next generation intelligent networks, innovative value-added services, as well as BSS and ERP outsourcing.

About Atos Origin
Atos Origin is a leading international information technology (IT) services company, providing hi-tech transactional services, consulting, systems integration and managed operations to deliver business outcomes globally. The company's annual revenues are EUR 5.5 billion and it employs 50,000 people. Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and has a client base of international companies across all sectors. Atos Origin is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market and trades as Atos Origin, Atos Worldline and Atos Consulting.

About Atos Worldline
Atos Worldline brings together Atos Origin's core expertise in hi-tech transactional services. A leader in end-to-end services for critical electronic transactions, Atos Worldline specializes in electronic payment services (issuing, acquiring, terminals, card and non-card payment solutions & processing), eCS (eServices for customers, citizens and communities) and services for financial markets. Atos Worldline's on-going commitment to research and innovation enables its customers to benefit from award-winning solutions in areas such as mobile payments, secure IPTV, online CRM and paperless solutions. Atos Worldline generates annual revenues of €814 million and employs over 4,800 people in Europe.
For further information, please visit http://www.atosworldline.com/

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Sagem Orga
Sagem Orga is a global leader in the smart card industry. Its portfolio includes hardware, software, consulting and services, all focused on smart cards for the telecommunications, health, identification and banking sectors. As a subsidiary of Sagem Sécurité (Safran group), the world's No. 1 in identification, Sagem Orga offers comprehensive integrated solutions designed to secure the digital and mobile community. The company has a workforce of over 2,100 people around the world and production facilities incorporating the latest technology in Germany, Brazil, Russia, Mexico and India. http://www.sagem-orga.com/