Oberthur Technologies’ New NFC Embedded Secure Element Receives Google Wallet Certification Following Mass Deployment in Google Nexus Devices

Mobile World Congress 2013
Hall 6, stand 6C81

LEVALLOIS PERRET, France--()--Oberthur Technologies, one of the world’s largest providers of security, identification solutions and services based on smart card technologies, today announced the Google Wallet certification of PEARL, its new embedded secure element.

Besides being the most advanced multi-application embedded secure element, PEARL 800k Classic is also the first of its kind to be certified by Google. This allows compliance to Google Wallet to host NFC payment, loyalty, promotional offers and couponing applications which require stringent levels of security.

Already deployed in Google Nexus 4 smartphones and in Google Nexus 10 tablets, the PEARL embedded secure element is ready to be integrated into any type of any AndroidTM device.

“This certification is the result of a best-in-class embedded secure element and Google Wallet integration work by joint teams” said Cédric Collomb, Telecom Business Unit Managing Director at Oberthur Technologies. “We are delighted to be recognized by Google as a trusted partner for the deployment of secured NFC services in the Google Wallet”.

Come and visit Oberthur Technologies’ booth (Hall 6-stand 6C81) at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, from the 25th to the 28th of February 2013 for a live demonstration of the latest product and solution innovations.

About Oberthur Technologies

Oberthur Technologies is a world leader in the field of secure technologies: systems development, solutions and services for smart cards (payment cards, SIM cards, access cards, NFC…) and for secure identity documents, traditional and electronic (identity card, passport, health care card). Created in 1984, Oberthur Technologies employs over 6 000 employees. With 50 sales offices across 5 continents, Oberthur Technologies’ international network serves clients in 140 countries.

For more information: www.oberthur.com

Contacts

Oberthur Technologies
Annika Hellgren
Tel. : +46 73 684 47 02
Email : a.hellgren@oberthur.com
or
FTI Consulting Strategic Communications
Yannick Duvergé
Tel.: +33 1 47 03 68 65 / +33 6 74 91 48 05
Email: yannick.duverge@fticonsulting.com
or
Guillaume Granier
Tel.: + 33 1 47 03 68 61 / + 33 6 32 65 79 28
Email: guillaume.granier@fticonsulting.com

Release Summary

Oberthur Technologies today announced the Google Wallet certification of PEARL, its new embedded secure element.

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Contacts

Oberthur Technologies
Annika Hellgren
Tel. : +46 73 684 47 02
Email : a.hellgren@oberthur.com
or
FTI Consulting Strategic Communications
Yannick Duvergé
Tel.: +33 1 47 03 68 65 / +33 6 74 91 48 05
Email: yannick.duverge@fticonsulting.com
or
Guillaume Granier
Tel.: + 33 1 47 03 68 61 / + 33 6 32 65 79 28
Email: guillaume.granier@fticonsulting.com