OT’s ESE gets 4 new certifications for biometric-compliant payment and for transport

OT (Oberthur Technologies), has announces that its embedded Secure Element, PEARL by OT®, is the first eSE worldwide to be certified by Visa, MasterCard and Amex for biometric-compliant payment applets (VISA VMPA v1.4, MasterCard MCM v1.1 and AMEX v2.0), as well as by OSPT Alliance (CIPURSE™ V2) for urban transport applications and value added services.…

GlobalPlatform technology deployed on 17.7 Billion Secure Elements

GlobalPlatform, the association which standardizes the management of applications on secure chip technology, has conservatively estimated that a total of 17.7 billion secure elements (SEs) based on GlobalPlatform Specifications were deployed globally between 2010 and 2015. That figure represents 41% of all SE shipments, as reported by Eurosmart, in that same period. This scale of…

G&D bags Juniper Future Mobile Gold Award

Juniper Research has awarded its  “Future Mobile Gold Award” to Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) for "making an outstanding contribution to the future of the mobile contactless payments market”. For Edgar Salib, Senior Vice President and Head of the Financial Institutions division at G&D, this award confirms G&D’s position as “an innovative technology leader and valuable…

VIDEO: Secure NFC from Infineon

The importance of the Secure Element is immense in today's NFC infrastructure. It enables security and therefore trustworthy data connectivity. Though nearly invisible to the end customer, it is the key component behind, amongst others, mobile payment. Watch this video to find out more about Infineon's offering in this area. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tR0TR3QqJoA&feature=youtu.be

Infineon’s Embedded Secure Element Brings Security to NFC-Enabled Smart Phones

Near Field Communication (NFC) connectivity technology transforms smart phones and other mobile devices into wallets, tickets and keys. Infineon Technologies AG is backing this development and is launching its latest security microcontroller for NFC applications: the embedded Secure Element.  As an integral part of the mobile phone electronics, the embedded Secure Element provides security for NFC applications such…