News stories featuring Oberthur and NFC:
June 12th, 2013
Oberthur Technologies has partnered with HID Global to enable the access control specialist's Seos digital keys to be stored on Oberthur's DragonFly NFC SIMs. "The Seos applet is part of an ecosystem of interoperable products...
May 23rd, 2013
Oberthur Technologies' Dragonfly NFC SIM has received certification from MasterCard and Visa. The Dragonfly, which includes an "NFC Turbo Engine" hardware accelerator designed to shorten transaction times, is being tested by Thailand's largest mobile network...
February 25th, 2013
Thailand's largest mobile network operator will be the first in Asia to test DragonFly, a next-generation SIM card from Oberthur that promises to provide mass transit operators with faster NFC transaction processing times.
February 23rd, 2013
82% of participants felt that the NFC bus ticketing system was better than the current subscription-based system and 88% felt that it was a good way to be able to pay for their journeys.
February 21st, 2013
Oberthur Technologies has announced that its Pearl Secure Element 800k Classic embedded secure element has been certified by MasterCard for Mobile PayPass applications and by Google for Google Wallet. Pearl is already being used in...
August 10th, 2012
Australian bank Westpac has begun an NFC payments pilot, using Android handsets equipped with a secure element embedded in the SIM that stores a virtual MasterCard debit card. "Those participating in the pilot will be...
July 24th, 2012
ING Bank Slaski is to conduct a twelve month NFC payments trial in Poland. The two hundred pilot testers, all employees of Bank Slaski or its partners Visa Europe and Oberthur, will use BlackBerry NFC...
June 29th, 2012
Oberthur Technologies has acquired Boston-based mobile payments specialist MoreMagic. Oberthur plans to combine the company's technology with its existing NFC and TSM offerings to create a comprehensive suite of mobile commerce and financial services solutions,...
March 7th, 2012
The bank and mobile network operator have partnered for the launch of the country's first NFC payments service, using BlackBerry NFC phones as well as NFC stickers.
February 27th, 2012
The Italian mobile network operator is to work with French technology cluster Pole SCS on the development of a range of innovative NFC services which will be introduced first in the city of Milan from later this year.
February 27th, 2012
"Financial institutions, mobile network operators, and even transit operators now have a simple, secure process to activate payment applications at scale and make mobile payments part of everyday life for consumers around the world," says Visa's head of mobile products.
February 26th, 2012
The banking giant, the eighth largest in the world, has partnered with Orange for the development and introduction of the first NFC payments solution to support cards issued by both Visa and MasterCard.
February 22nd, 2012
The French bank has chosen Oberthur to act as its trusted service manager for a rollout of NFC payments services this year.
January 31st, 2012
Swiss mobile network operator Sunrise is to begin an NFC payments pilot in March 2012, in collaboration with Oberthur Technologies. The SIM-based NFC trial will allow participants to charge payments made with an NFC phone...
December 6th, 2011
"Advent International hopes to help grow Oberthur Technologies through potential external acquisitions which may further enhance the technological development and complement existing know-how," says the investment firm.
October 25th, 2011
Icelandic payments processor Valitor has teamed up with Visa and Oberthur Technologies to run the country's first mobile payments pilot from January 2012.
October 3rd, 2011
Finalists for the annual Cartes trade show awards include Taiwan-based Go-Trust, developer of a single wire protocol compliant NFC microSD card.
September 9th, 2011
The organisation, which aims to establish an open standard for transport ticketing to rival Mifare, has made available the first version of its Cipurse specification.
July 18th, 2011
Oberthur Technologies has become the first supplier to gain Common Criteria EAL4+ certification for an NFC SIM. The certification means that the company's NFC FlyBuy card, an open Java USIM, now comes with the same...
July 12th, 2011
"Operators in African countries such as Tanzania benefit from being able to leapfrog legacy systems and can directly adopt NFC for their customers," says the mobile network operator.
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