BARCELONA, Spain. - Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]
Mobile World Congress 2015
(BUSINESS WIRE) Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space today announced its selection by Samsung to showcase its embedded Secure Element (eSE) based Mobile ID solution at Samsung booth 8.1 at the Mobile World Congress 2015.
OT has developed and industrialized the most advanced and secure large-memory embedded Secure Element. This trusted element in the NFC ecosystem facilitates the deployment of various corporate mobile applications with hardware rooted security. It is already embedded in most of the current flagship Samsung smartphones.
OT’s Guardialys™ Mobility solution for eSE is designed for government agencies and security oriented organizations to enhance the security of enterprise applications while offering mobility experience to employees. This solution utilizes an embedded crypto chip of the mobile device to offer applications such as secure e-mail, building and network access applications on mobile phones or tablets. It is fully compatible with other environments, such as US government agencies which are looking to extend the credentialing solutions from smart cards to mobile devices. OT is the leading provider of PIV (Personal Identity Verification) cards in the US market.
“OT is excited to further develop our existing partnership with Samsung into the corporate security space and pleased to have been selected by Samsung to showcase our embedded Secure Element based Guardialys™ Mobility solution at the Mobile World Congress 2015. It is another proof of our long lasting partnership. Offering such a secure access control solution on Samsung devices is one of the many use applications in OT’s eSE portfolio from payment, loyalty services and biometric authentication” said Christophe Fontaine, Managing Director of the Identity Business Unit at Oberthur Technologies.
To discover OT’s comprehensive ranges of products, services and solutions, come and visit us on OT’s booth (booth 6I30 – 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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