Breakthrough radio technology innovation, embedded inside Gemalto’s latest generation contactless secure microSD, provides the long-awaited distance and speed capability for proximity interactions to this NFC-capable object category
This latest generation contactless microSD complements contactless cards, NFC-capable SIM and embedded secure elements in Gemalto’s offer portfolio to serve customers’ specific needs in a diversified global market
Amsterdam, Mar 31, 2014 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that Banco Santander, through its Santander Universities Global Division, is issuing the Optelio Contactless microSD solution in Spain, Brazil, Chile and Mexico, as part of theirUniversity Smart Card program. The application is now live at a number of universities, and participating students, teachers and other personnel are able to use their mobile phones for everyday tasks such as building access, and as an ePurse to make payments in canteens. Banco Santander is also adding the mobile payment option integrated with its own mobile payment wallet, and is planning to use the NFC-capable microSD to deploy a wide range of services such as mobile transportation ticketing.
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2013 annual revenues of €2.4 billion and more than 12,000 employees operating out of 85 offices and 25 research and software development centers, located in 44 countries.
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Our innovations enable our clients to offer trusted and convenient digital services to billions of individuals. Gemalto thrives with the growing number of people using its solutions to interact with the digital and wireless world.
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