Groupe SAGEM is an internationally-based high-technology group which enjoyed consolidated sales of EUR 2.763 billion in 2002 and an operating income of EM 130. The second largest French group in the field of telecommunications and the third largest European company in electronics for defence and security, SAGEM maintains a presence in more than twenty countries.
The Group's businesses are divided into two activities, namely:
SAGEM is a major world player in mobile telephones and is developing a flood of innovations based on the new communications technologies (built in digital camera, colour screens, multimedia messaging, WAP, GPRS, radiocommunication modules and modems, etc.).
Number 1 in fax, very innovative in digital television (satellite, cable and terrestrial Internet set-top boxes with built-in hard disk), SAGEM is also a dominant force in Internet terminals (web.fax™, multifunction Internet terminals and DECT, all equipped with the SMS function) and networks: business networks, infrastructure and fast Internet access networks using copper, optical or radio transmission technologies.
SAGEM is also active in power cables, from low voltage to very high voltage, and in telecommunications cables, copper, LAN, fibre optics.
SAGEM is also present on the market of electronic meters equipped with evolutionary software. Lastly, SAGEM offers to the industry manufacturing and development partnerships.
SAGEM is Europe's leading manufacturer in inertial systems and third in the world, European leader in optronic systems, world leader in fingerprint-based biometrics, world leader in helicopter flight control and world leader in space optics. The Defence Activity covers three fields : Defence, (guidance, navigation, guided weapons, military avionics, aeronautic systems), Avionics and Optronics (avionics and flight control systems, optronic systems, observation UAV's, optics and engineering, ciphering and surveillance.
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