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

  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

Business Wire

LEVALLOIS PERRET, France -- February 21, 2013

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 Android^TM 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 25^th to the 28^th 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

Contact:

Oberthur Technologies
Annika Hellgren
Tel.: +46 73684 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
 
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