LEVALLOIS-PERRET, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oberthur Technologies, one of the world’s largest providers of security and identification solutions and services based on smart card technologies, today announced its exclusive collaboration with Smart Catch International, a digital security service provider in Taiwan, for providing Trusted Service Management (TSM) services to Taiwanese mobile operators and service providers.
“We are delighted to establish this partnership with Smart Catch International and are enthusiastic about launching these services. Taiwan is ready for this innovation and we believe that Smart Catch International and Oberthur Technologies have the best positioning to successfully launch and grow the Taiwanese mobile payment market”
Oberthur Technologies’ complete NFC offer including TSM, NFC SIM cards, mobile applications and more, already boasts several years of extensive research, development, trials and commercial launches. The NFC solutions are already deployed in over 20 countries worldwide with over 30 TSM references. Building on this expertise, Oberthur Technologies will assist Smart Catch International in delivering complete TSM functionalities to Taiwanese mobile operators and services providers, for secure deployment and management of NFC services.
The combination of Smart Catch International’s local presence and Oberthur Technologies’ NFC expertise worldwide, will enable Taiwanese mobile operators and service providers to launch complete mobile payment offerings rapidly. With a high percentage of Taiwan’s 23 million inhabitants already using contactless cards, the emergence of mobile contactless services is fast-approaching.
“We are delighted to establish this partnership with Smart Catch International and are enthusiastic about launching these services. Taiwan is ready for this innovation and we believe that Smart Catch International and Oberthur Technologies have the best positioning to successfully launch and grow the Taiwanese mobile payment market” commented Arnaud de La Chapelle, Managing Director, Solutions Business Unit at Oberthur Technologies.
“With this innovative and commercial cooperation with Oberthur Technologies, we are sure of their TSM solution’s secure proven record, mature commercial experience and premium NFC mobile application product. This is exactly in line with Smart Catch International’s vision to offer secure and varied colourful mobile applications to our clients including mobile operators, banks, transport and retail service providers. We will leverage Oberthur Technologies’ mature solution to serve our clients for a mobile application commercial launch expected in the first semester of 2013.” said JEN-TER, CHIEN, CEO of Smart Catch International.
About Oberthur Technologies
Oberthur Technologies is a world leader in the field of secure technologies: systems development, solutions and services for smart cards (payment cards, SIM cards, access cards, NFC…) and for secure identity documents, traditional and electronic (identity card, passport, health care card). Created in 1984, Oberthur Technologies employs over 6 000 employees. With 50 sales offices across 5 continents, Oberthur Technologies’ international network serves clients in 140 countries.
For more information: www.oberthur.com
About Smart Catch International
Smart Catch International is a new funded company by Kainan University Group for TSM system operating. Established in 2012, SCI has enlightened to catch the momentum of mobile application and with passion and ambition to offer varied colourful service to the Clients. SCI target to offer the service to Taiwan domestic and East-South Asia.