OT, compliant with Discover’s latest specifications on dual payment cards

Financial Institutions

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.
Eric Duforest, Managing Director of the Financial Services Institutions activity at OT

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.