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PEARL by OT® eSE is extended to use by Samsung on its Galaxy A5, A7 and A9 smartphones

Financial Institutions Mobile Operators Connected Objects

Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions announced that they equip the latest Samsung Galaxy A5, A7 and A9 with OT’s embedded Secure Element (eSE), PEARL by OT®.

With PEARL by OT®, OT has developed and industrialized the most advanced multi-application eSE, offering the highest level of security and the largest memory on the market. PEARL by OT® has been designed to facilitate the deployment of numerous mobile contactless payment, transit, governmental and other services while enhancing their security level.

PEARL by OT® will enable Financial Institutions and other service providers to offer secure and convenient mobile contactless payment means and various other NFC services to Galaxy A5, A7 and A9 owners.

We are delighted to have been selected by Samsung and to support them, once again, with our eSE. Samsung’s decision to embed PEARL by OT® into their Galaxy A5, A7 and A9 is the recognition of OT’s continual commitment to support Samsung, notably in the deployment of innovative payment services.
Marek Juda, Managing Director of OT’s Connected Device Makers business