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Press release from CNW Group

Home Trust Selects Bell ID for Internet PIN Management Solution

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Home Trust Selects Bell ID for Internet PIN Management Solution14:01 EST Wednesday, December 08, 2010TORONTO, Dec. 8 /CNW/ - Home Trust Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Home Capital Group Inc. (TSX: HCG) has selected Bell ID's web-based Personal Identification Number (PIN) management solution, I-PIN, to provide Home Trust credit card customers with the ability to manage their PINs via the internet.Home Trust is implementing innovative PIN management solutions for its customers in the absence of its own ATM infrastructure.  With I-PIN, Home Trust chip-enabled credit cardholders can securely change or unlock their PINs by using a USB smart card reader, issued at no charge by Home Trust, and any computer with an internet connection. The Bell ID online PIN management solution is a chip-based PIN change application that is integrated into Home Trust's website."We are pleased to offer the Bell ID web-based PIN management solution to Home Trust credit card customers," said Gerald M. Soloway, Chief Executive Officer of Home Trust. "I-PIN provides our customers with convenience, security and the ability to manage their PINs from the comfort of their homes."Hugo Crawford, Sales Manager Americas at Bell ID, comments:  "We are very pleased to be working with Home Trust on this initiative to provide greater convenience to its customers.  I-PIN's suitability for this project is based on the ability to seamlessly integrate the application with Home Trust's existing website, its potential to offer significant reductions in re-issuance costs and the solution's capacity to enhance customer loyalty."About Home Trust CompanyHome Trust Company is the principal subsidiary of Home Capital Group Inc., a public company, traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (HCG). Home Trust is a federally regulated trust company offering deposit, residential and non-residential mortgage lending, securitization of insured residential first mortgage products, consumer lending, Visa and payment card services. Licensed to conduct business across Canada, Home Trust has offices in Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia and Quebec.FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:Gerald M. Soloway, CEO, orMartin Reid, President416-360-4663www.homecapital.comAbout Bell IDBell ID (www.bellid.com) is a worldwide technology leader in the field of smart card/token management solutions, with the largest team in the industry dedicated exclusively to developing software that manages lifecycles, applications and cryptographic keys. Having operated in this highly specialised field for 20 years, Bell ID is a true card and token management expert providing unparalleled knowledge, experience and products to an unrivalled portfolio of customers. Bell ID's software is used in Finance, Identity and Mobile solutions worldwide.FOR MEDIA INQUIRIES:Andre Stoorvogel, Marketing Manager+31 (0) 10 885 1010a.stoorvogel@bellid.comFor further information: Gerald M. Soloway, CEO, or Martin Reid, President 416-360-4663 www.homecapital.com