Eric Billiaert

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Eric Billiaert is Corporate Communications Manager for the Public Sector at Gemalto and the proud father of three kids. The Public Sector segment is the fastest growing area for Gemalto and most exciting for him is the citizen-centric evolution of this market and its impact on his job.

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Smart ID cards for smart South African citizens


Posted on 30th Jul 2013 by in Corporate

As the former President of South Africa recovers in hospital, having fought for and overseen the breakdown of apartheid in his country, it’s somehow fitting that Mr Mandela was among the first to receive the country’s new identification (ID) smart cards recently. Coinciding with International Nelson Mandela Day, other notable recipients of the smart technology […]

How eHealth cards can make sure we’re all A-OK


Posted on 2nd May 2012 by in Corporate

eHealth is a topic I expect we’ll be hearing more and more about over the next few years, particularly with the World Health Organization predicting that over 2 billion of the world’s population will be over 60 by 2050. An ageing population means greater demands placed on our health services and it’s up to all […]