OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announced that its dual EMV payment cards are certified by Discover with its latest specifications, D-Payment Application Specification (D-PAS) version 1.1. These cards can be used worldwide across the Discover Global Network, which includes Discover Network, Diners Club International, PULSE and affiliated networks.
OT’s Discover-certified EMV dual interface payment cards can be used to make payments simply by tapping them in front of a contactless terminal. It further strengthens OT’s wide EMV certified cards portfolio. Other functionalities, such as transport, micropayment or access control, can accompany Discover’s payment functionalities. These cutting-edge payments cards meet international security standards in order help decrease fraud and improve cardholders’ protection.
Led by our R&D team, we are delighted to embrace the latest Discover D-PAS specifications for a dual payment card. Cardholders can now enjoy the user-friendliness of the contactless technology across the Discover Global Network.
Software and I.T. developments are at the heart of OT’s R&D strategy. Globally, almost 700 employees work to produce new encryption algorithms, software and security applications embedded in all types of devices.