THE EID COMPANY
Map Avenue du Pesage, 116
Contact Person: Hugues DORCHY (Managing Director)
Phone: +32 495 55 79 53
Fax: +32 2 673 58 04
The eID Company sa/nv is a Belgian company offering best of breed solutions about electronic identity (hereinafter “eID”) transactions, serving local applications and online services. The applications can either be a client software, a server software, a web site, an extranet or any other application using our standardized products or our software development kits (ex: DLs). Our enterprise builds its services around an electronic identity transaction platform and local software. It is an innovative service both in architecture and model that delivers the easiest possible solution to integrate electronic identities in applications and still providing interoperability (different kinds of electronic identities, identity sources and different countries). Our business model is based on the delivery of a service, not just software to integrate. Concretely, our solutions are made of standard software modules, still customizing specifically when necessary for our customers. These modules manage different types of information fluxes and electronic identity data. Targeted for enterprises and administrations, our solutions allow the usage of strong authentication, electronic signature, verification & federation of identity data in a simple, quick way, avoiding the customer to focus outside his core business on complexity and IT integration burden. Thanks to our solutions, expertise and knowledge, our customers are enabled to deliver e-applications easily, rapidly, in a plug & play fashion, answering business needs (costs reduction and regulatory constraints), whatever the sector, whatever the business. Our Company is recognized on Belgian and international markets as an electronic identity, signature and authentication leading actor.
Our range consists of identity data capture, web authentication, electronic signature (e-invoicing, contracts, forms, documents, etc.), e-Archiving and e-Voting products that are made available as local, online SaaS software, server or client side and SDKs for integrators. Further, The eID Company is a certificate authority delivering digital certificates for its customer’s uses:
■ Data Capture is an identification solution (local or web usage) which provides smartcard identity reading capability, ease of use and different level of verification/control mechanisms. The service is conceived for local data capture, web sites or applications. An option on this product allows for anti-fraud eID document verification.
■ Authentication is an authentication solution which provides ease of use and a minimum of integration burden. The service is conceived for web sites & applications, enterprise security, extranet-intranet sites or any other online services. This service is secured, user privacy safe, shields customers against technical changes.
■ Signout and Signbox are legally valid electronic signature solutions (a range of products). The products addresses various applications cases : local, client, server (batch mode) or on-the-web electronic signatures. This product can be used to sign documents locally or online with eID cards, third party certificates, eID Company certificates. Applications are for documents, e-invoicing, online forms, web documents signing, per piece or in large batch quantities. This unique product on the market which allows very easy, legal electronic signing locally or online. SDKs modules are available for integrators.
Targets and References
Our targets and references are found both in private and public sectors (e.g.: bank & insurance, health, federations and professional associations, etc). Thanks to our products, business processes can reduce costs, better comply to regulatory constraints using electronic channels.
Innovation consists both in technology (a transaction platform) and in our approach, through a service model in which we give the end-user a central position in all transactions that concern him. The technology we are developing is transparent for both the end-user and the service provider.
The technological innovation consists further in:
■ Providing a service immune to changes (cards, browsers, operating systems, etc.)
■ Providing a legal service implementation that respects the privacy of end-users
■ Providing a “plug & play” service , not requiring integration efforts. The client remains focused on his core business.