Bsmart - KEOLABS Latin America Distribution

KEOLABS Signs Distributor for Latin America

Agreement with Bsmart streamlines product and service delivery to meet growing regional demand


16 September 2015 – KEOLABS, a leading provider of smart card and NFC testing solutions and services, announced today their partnership with Bsmart to promote KEOLABS’ testing solutions in Latin America. Based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Bsmart complements KEOLABS' worldwide sales organization with a team dedicated to Brazil, Latin America and the Caribbean. With extensive experience in the smart card and telecommunications industries, Bsmart offers both business and technical expertise to support customers for KEOLABS’ testing solutions.

Fueled by increasing interest in NFC mobile phones and contactless payment solutions, KEOLABS is experiencing a corresponding increase in the demand for the testing and certification tools that ensure the reliability of these complex technologies. "To meet regional demand for our NFC and EMVCo testing solutions, it is essential to have partners capable of providing first line sales and technical support. Bsmart’s combination of regional business and technical expertise make them an ideal partner for KEOLABS in Latin America," explained Michael Leplatois, KEOLABS’ President.

“With their expertise and their qualified testing solutions, KEOLABS’ is an excellent complement to the portfolio of smart card technologies that we promote for payment, telecommunication and identity applications,” added Alexander Nicolas Dannias, Bsmart’s Group Managing Director.

KEOLABS' line of smart card testing tools includes hardware/software platforms to test contactless and contact implementations for applications like transportation ticketing, identity and payment. KEOLABS’ testing products include solutions for in-house conformance verification of Near Field Communications (NFC) and EMVCo implementations in mobile phones, smart cards and readers. These solutions are complemented by a complete range of conformance verification services offered through KEOLABS Test Laboratory.

For KEOLABS media information, please contact Fabien Pollet:  
Tel: +33 (0)6 72 18 82 58

For Bsmart media information, please contact Karina Prado:  
Tel: +55 11 3739 1122
Mob: +55 11 98684 0613


About Bsmart

The Bsmart group of companies have been delivering results in the region since 2007. The Consulting & Outsourcing services unit presents an end-to-end solution from diagnostic and market evaluation to subsidiary implementation and legal registration. This includes sales, finance, operations and marketing strategy, with a full set of services/BPO, as well as implementing the strategy as an outsourced extension of the company.

The Group also holds a Digital Agency and an Import/Export structure.

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KEOLABS is a leading provider of tools and services for testing microcontroller and secure component implementation.

KEOLABS Smart Card Validation activity provides an end-to-end product and service offer for validating and certifying smart cards and related technologies in accordance with industry standards. KEOLABS participates in all major certification processes for the secure transaction and identity sectors. The company offers a comprehensive range of solutions for validation of all layers of contact and contactless secure components from the electrical to the digital and application layers.

KEOLABS service branch includes the ISO/IEC 17025 accredited Testing Laboratory (Accreditation Cofrac n°1-2468, Testing. A list of locations and scope are available on offering services to all stakeholders in the secure component sector for smart cards, handsets, ePassports, electronic driver's licenses and card readers. | Twitter | LinkedIn | Google+ | Facebook