Oberthur Gets MasterCard Certification For NFC

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6:27 PM EDT February 21st, 2013

Oberthur Technologies has announced successful completion of the MasterCard Certification for the newly released PEARL Secure Element 800k Classic, anNFC embedded secure element, which can host the most secure NFC payment applications.

“As a company shaping how commerce is conducted today and tomorrow, we are proud to partner with Oberthur Technologies on new payment solutions,” said James Anderson, Group Head, Converged Product Development at MasterCard. “The certification of Pearl 800k Classic is another step forward for MasterCard Mobile PayPass™ and will allow more consumers to access mobile payment services. It brings speed and reliability required by users, combined with the world class security level expected from MasterCard.”

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