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INSIDE Secure and SELINKO Revolutionize Wine and Spirits Anti-Counterfeiting and Anti-Refilling with Digital Protection
|By Business Wire
|May 27, 2014 01:00 AM EDT
INSIDE Secure (NYSE Euronext Paris: INSD), a leader in embedded security
solutions for mobile and connected devices, and Selinko, the object
identification company, today announces the availability of CapSeal, a
smart, patent-pending and secure system to fight counterfeiting in the
wine and spirits market. This solution, an industry first, is aimed at
solving the bottle refill problem, an increasing threat to the industry.
CapSeal is a secure system that uses embedded chip technology to fight counterfeiting in the wine and spirits market. (Photo: Business Wire)
By using an NFC (Near Field Communication) smartphone or device to scan
the chip embedded in the tag and the Selinko mobile application
platform, any industry player or consumer can easily verify the
authenticity of the bottle, confirming that it has not been previously
opened. The chip confirms that the capsule on the bottle has not been
tampered with and the cork has not been removed.
INSIDE Secure’s highly secured CapSeal solution is certified against the
highest worldwide certification standard (Common Criteria certification,
EAL5+ level used for Electronic Passport-certification) and smart
packaging solution. Combined with Selinko’s innovative application
platform, CapSeal is providing the wine and spirits industry a unique
and most secure solution to solve counterfeiting and refilling problems.
“There is a strong demand from our customers to adopt a system that
prevents the fraudulent refilling of bottles of wine and spirits and
that can be easily implemented,” said Patrick Eischen, CEO at Selinko.
“INSIDE Secure’s CapSeal combined with Selinko’s platform is a
technology breakthrough to tackle those problems.”
The CapSeal patent-pending system is compliant with existing capsule
bottles. This is important to allow brands and wine and spirits
producers to solve the refill problem without replacing their standard
corks and bottle caps.
According to market analysts, 20 per cent of wine sold worldwide is
counterfeit (1). Statistics show that this figure reaches 50 per cent in
some Asian countries, especially for high-end French wines (2). In the
spirits market, 25 per cent of European imports in some Asian countries
are counterfeit (3). For example, the refilling of empty high-end
bottles is now the gold standard for counterfeiters, especially in
China. For example, on average an empty bottle of grand cru Lafite can
reach USD 450 (4). China is the largest red wine market in the world.
“INSIDE Secure and Selinko have been working closely together for more
than a year to develop this solution, which combines a strong
authentication mechanism with a tag deactivation when the bottle is
opened,” said Bernard Vian, EVP, Secure Transactions division at INSIDE
Secure. “We are very pleased to have succeeded and to provide the wine
and spirits industry with the most effective anti-counterfeiting
CapSeal is the result of a strong collaboration between INSIDE Secure
and Selinko. It consists of an INSIDE Secure VaultIC 150X chip connected
to an antenna that is inserted on the neck of the bottle, just above the
cork. To prevent anyone from refilling a bottle, the tag is mechanically
deactivated when removing the capsule bottle.
For any further information about this wine and spirits
anti-counterfeiting and anti-refilling solution, please contact Selinko
at [email protected].
A Belgian public limited company, formed in September 2012. Selinko
developed the first secure and integrated platform giving each object a
unique identity that can be verified by anyone. This identity enables us
to provide a high-security brand protection solution for combating
counterfeiting, both physical and online, by placing an NFC chip on each
object. It also offers unique direct marketing and online sales
services. Our solution is based on a standard technology from the
banking world where it has been tried and tested for over 20 years. Each
chip contains a certificate encrypted at hardware level, which can be
read using an NFC mobile containing our secure application and
guaranteeing completely secure communication between the telephone and
the chip. Our solution is adapted to different sectors such as wines and
spirits, luxury items, perfumes and cosmetics, art and design, sporting
For more information, visit http://www.selinko.com.
About INSIDE Secure
INSIDE Secure (NYSE Euronext Paris FR0010291245 – INSD) provides
comprehensive embedded security solutions. World-leading companies rely
on INSIDE Secure’s mobile security and secure transaction offerings to
protect critical assets including connected devices, content, services,
identity and transactions. Unmatched security expertise combined with a
comprehensive range of IP, semiconductors, software and associated
services gives INSIDE Secure customers a single source for advanced
solutions and superior investment protection.
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