Cellnetrix announced today that its CellSIM operating system has reached a new market adoption milestone: the number of commercially supplied SIM-cards with embedded CellSIM OS for 2 consecutive quarters of 2013 has exceeded 10 mln. pieces quarterly.
CellSIM is a family of smart card operating systems based on Java Card and fully compliant with most international and industry standards such as ISO, Global platform, 3GPP and ETSI.
CellSIM Operating System is commercially available on 3 different semiconductor platforms: Samsung ARM SC100, STMicroelectronics ARM Cortex M3, Starchip Cortus APS3s and their derivatives. Customers are able to select among several chip suppliers and source directly from silicon manufacturers and their distributors.
The main business model of Cellnetrix is based on technology licensing approach which provides a high level of flexibility for different industry players. Smart card technology license includes a full set of product configurations, software tools and documentation. At the moment commercialized configurations vary from conventional 3G USIM 64K products to advanced 256K USIM LTE configurations.
In addition, Cellnetrix offers a full technology escrow via an internationally acknowledged partner.
Technology licensing agreements are combined with support and maintenance contracts ensuring high level of technical support and evolution of the operating system based on an agreed road-map.
Customers looking for volumes, from small to moderate, up to a few hundred thousand pieces, may order them from the company directly. Higher volumes are available from Cellnetrix channel partners or chip manufacturers
CellSIM OS samples are available in several form factors such as wafer, 6 contact COB module, QFN8 chip module or standard (2FF), mini-UICC (3FF) or nano-UICC (4FF) test card.
Cellnetrix (cellnetrix.com) is a developer and provider of secure embedded operating systems for smart cards, secure elements and trusted devices.
The company implements software on different hardware platforms and delivers industry-grade secure smart card operating system CellSIM OS, trusted smart card-centric value-added applications, related middleware and software tools, provides technical consultancy and contract development services.