18:30 uur 30-08-2016

OT introduceert Flybuy, een complete serie opties voor veilig betalen met wearables

COLOMBES, Frankrijk–(BUSINESS WIRE)– OT (Oberthur Technologies), een toonaangevende aanbieder van ingebouwde beveiligingssoftware en -diensten, versterkt zijn leiderspositie in de betaalmarkt met ‘Flybuy’. Deze reeks innovatieve opties voor wearables maken snelle en moeiteloze betalingen mogelijk.

IHS Technology voorspelt dat het aantal wearables met betaalfunctie van 10 miljoen exemplaren in 2015 stijgt tot 150 miljoen exemplaren in 2020. OT vervult een actieve pioniersrol in deze markt, zoals met de eerste betaalsticker en -sleutelhanger. Het bedrijf werkt samen met banken, betalingsverwerkers en partners aan een uitgebreide reeks mogelijkheden voor wearables:


  • Flybuy Mini Fob is een erg kleine, contactloze kaart met versterkte antenne die in een siliconenrubberen of leren armband, een sleutelhanger of speciale onderdelen voor fitheidsmeters of -horloges. FlyBuy Mini Fob maakt het mogelijk om een betaalfunctie toe te voegen aan uiteenlopende bestaande objecten.
  • Flybuy Secure Element is voor merken die dit onderdeel tijdens de productiefase direct in horloges of fitnessbandjes te verwerken.



OT Introduces Flybuy, a Complete Range of Wearable Options Enabling Secure Payment on the Go


COLOMBES, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)– OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, strengthens its leading position in the payment field by introducing its “Flybuy” range of new innovative wearable options for seamless payment on the go.

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According to IHS Technology, the number of wearable devices used for payments is projected to increase from 10 million units in 2015 to over 150 million units in 2020. As a pioneer in this market with the first payment sticker and keyrings, OT has been very active working with banks, processors and partners to propose a comprehensive range of wearable options:

  • Flybuy Mini Fob is a very small (SIM-size 15x25mm) contactless card including a boosted antenna that can be inserted into a silicone or leather wristband, a key chain or special pieces added to fitness trackers or watches. FlyBuy Mini Fob makes it possible to add contactless payment functionality to various existing objects.
  • Flybuy Secure Element is intended for OEMs to be embedded into watches or fitness bands directly at the manufacturing stage.

FlyBuy Wearables can be positioned either as a companion extension to the existing payment card or as a stand-alone prepaid option. In both cases, their settings can be easily managed by a mobile app. They can be used for payment, but also for public transport and access control to corporate premises, fitness centers or music/sports events for example.

The global market of wearables is nascent and has huge growth potential over the coming years. With its leading position in the payment field, OT is a key and trusted partner to offer wearable payment solutions thanks to its comprehensive portfolio of products which can answer a full range of customer requirements” said Cedric Collomb, Head of Global Offer & Indirect Sales for OT’s Financial Services Institutions business.

OT is a world leader in embedded digital security that protects you when you connect, authenticate or pay.

OT is strategically positioned in high growth markets and offers embedded security software solutions for “end-point” devices as well as associated remote management solutions to a huge portfolio of international clients, including banks and financial institutions, mobile operators, authorities and governments, as well as manufacturers of connected objects and equipment.

OT employs over 6 500 employees worldwide, including almost 700 R&D people. With a global footprint of 4 regional secure manufacturing hubs and 39 secure service centers, OT’s international network serves clients in 169 countries. For more information: www.oberthur.com

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