PEARL by OT® eSE is Extended to Use by Samsung on Its Galaxy A5, A7 and A9 Smartphones
COLOMBES, FRANCE--(Business Wire/Korea Newswire) February 23, 2016 -- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions announced that they equip the latest Samsung Galaxy A5, A7 and A9 with OT’s embedded Secure Element (eSE), PEARL by OT®.
With PEARL by OT®, OT has developed and industrialized the most advanced multi-application eSE, offering the highest level of security and the largest memory on the market. PEARL by OT® has been designed to facilitate the deployment of numerous mobile contactless payment, transit, governmental and other services while enhancing their security level.
PEARL by OT® will enable Financial Institutions and other service providers to offer secure and convenient mobile contactless payment means and various other NFC services to Galaxy A5, A7 and A9 owners.
“We are delighted to have been selected by Samsung and to support them, once again, with our eSE,” said Marek Juda, Managing Director of OT’s Connected Device Makers business. “Samsung’s decision to embed PEARL by OT® into their Galaxy A5, A7 and A9 is the recognition of OT’s continual commitment to support Samsung, notably in the deployment of innovative payment services.”
ABOUT OBERTHUR TECHNOLOGIES
OT is a world leader in embedded digital security that protects you when you connect, authenticate or pay.
OT is strategically positioned in high growth markets and offers embedded security software solutions for “end-point” devices as well as associated remote management solutions to a huge portfolio of international clients, including banks and financial institutions, mobile operators, authorities and governments, as well as manufacturers of connected objects and equipment.
OT employs over 6 300 employees worldwide, including almost 700 R&D people. With a global footprint of 4 regional secure manufacturing hubs and 39 secure service centers, OT’s international network serves clients in 140 countries. For more information: www.oberthur.com
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