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May 25-27, 2008
Egypt, Middle East and Africa
Atmel Conference Speaker

CARDEX is a yearly Middle East event aimed at promoting digital identity assurance solutions in Egypt, Middle East and Africa. A joint exhibition and conference, it brings together over 2100 experts, industry leaders and distributors from over 26 countries to build networks, exchange knowledge and business opportunity and display products.

Conference Session

May 26, 2008, 2:45pm - 4:30pm : HALL (B)
Session 3 - Innovative biometrics and smart cards applications
Session Title - Biometrics and Cryptography: A Forced Marriage

About Speaker
Jean-François Mainguet
Jean-François Mainguet is currently Biometrics Chief Scientist of Atmel's biometrics business unit located near Grenoble, France. Mr. Mainguet is the inventor of the sweeping technique for direct silicon fingerprint scanning used in the FingerChip® project.

Since joining Thomson-CSF Semiconducteurs Spécifiques (TCS) in 1984, he has been engaged in the development of SOS and SOI rad-hard semiconductor devices, electrical simulation, layout & mask design tools, and analog to digital converter design. TCS became Atmel-Grenoble in 2000.

Mr. Mainguet became an engineer for Télécommunications de Bretagne in 1984.