Nieland Heads KSW Microtec AG R&D

CARSTEN NIELAND will head the company's R&D division for high-security products. He is responsible for KSW's inlay and Thinlam products used in the fast-growing access and e-government market segments for access cards, driver licenses, and electronic GORDON ID cards. Before joining KSW Microtec, Nieland held a number of key executive roles in the RFID industry at Cubit Electronics, ITG, and HID Global. In these roles, he was responsible for the development of e-passport inlays and the introduction of new technologies and products in this sector. Such developments resulted in the startup of inlay production for the first e-passport project in Europe and for the coordination, qualification, and commercialization of all types of ID document and smart-card inlay products for e-government applications.

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