ALi Corporation Joins GlobalPlatform as an Observer Member
03 September 2015 – GlobalPlatform, the organization which standardizes the management of applications on secure chip technology, is pleased to welcome ALi Corporation (ALi) as its latest Observer Member.
ALi, based in Taiwan, is a set-top box (STB) and media processor chipset solution provider, and works with multiple conditional access (CA) and digital rights management (DRM) technology vendors to deliver a number of certified STB chipset solutions. As an Observer Member, ALi is eligible to participate in the GlobalPlatform Advisory Council, and will prioritize participation in the association’s Premium Content Task Force.
“As a provider of STB technology, ALi is devoted to enhancing chipset security to meet the diverse, future-oriented requirements arising from the rapidly evolving digital media systems,” comments Daniel Huang, Chief Operating & Technology Officer of ALi Corporation. “ALi is excited to join GlobalPlatform to further strengthen collaboration with the ecosystem and promote standardization and interoperability. By leveraging GlobalPlatform’s knowledge and specifications, we hope to deliver more advanced, secure and cost-effective chipset solutions to benefit both the industry, and end-users.”
Kevin Gillick, Executive Director of GlobalPlatform, adds: “At a time when media content is being consumed across a myriad of connected devices, security and revenue protection are integral to fostering a commercially viable ecosystem. We are therefore pleased to welcome ALi to GlobalPlatform, and look forward to utilizing its experience and expertise to advance our work within the premium content space.”
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GlobalPlatform defines and develops specifications to facilitate the secure deployment and management of multiple embedded applications on secure chip technology. Its standardized infrastructure empowers service providers to develop services once and deploy across different markets, devices and channels. GlobalPlatform’s security and privacy parameters enable dynamic combinations of secure and non-secure services from multiple providers on the same device, providing a foundation for market convergence and innovative new cross-sector partnerships.
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