BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 2, 2015--Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space today announced its selection by Samsung Electronics to provide PEARL, its state-of-the-art NFC embedded Secure Element (eSE) in its latest version, for its newly released flagship smartphone Samsung Galaxy S6.
PEARL by OTR is the most advanced multi-application eSE and offers the largest memory on the market. It is also the first of its kind to be certified by Visa, MasterCard,and American Express. PEARL by OTR allows easy deployment of secure contactless payment, strong authentication, transit, access and loyalty applications.
OT is the recognized leader in trusted payment with OEMs with more than 150 million units of its eSE and the most advanced and certified multi-application features in the field.
"OT is proud to put on the market its new generation of eSE product which offers various secure applications which allows end-users to pay, transit, authenticate themselves simply by waving their phone in front of a contactless terminal" said Cedric Collomb, Managing Director of the Telecom Business Unit at OT. "We are delighted to bring to Samsung our latest technology in their new flagship smartphone. It opens a new world of applications to address the booming market of biometrics and mobile payment solutions".
To discover OT's embedded Secure Element, come and visit us on OT's booth (booth 6I30 ?V Hall 6) at Mobile World Congress from March 2 to 5 2015 in Barcelona.
ABOUT OBERTHUR TECHNOLOGIES
OT is a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space. OT has always been at the heart of mobility, from the first smart cards to the latest contactless payment technologies which equip millions of smartphones. Present in the Payment, Telecommunications and Identity markets, OT offers end-to-end solutions in the Smart Transactions, Mobile Financial Services, Machine-to-Machine, Digital Identity and Transport & Access Control fields. OT employs over 6 000 employees worldwide, including close to 700 R&D people. With more than 50 sales offices across 5 continents and 1 manufacturing hub by region, OT's international network serves clients in 140 countries. For more information: www.oberthur.com
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