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Dynamice and Thater & Schwier Join GlobalPlatform

22 July 2011 – Italy-based Dynamice and Thater & Schwier of Germany are the latest industry players to join GlobalPlatform, the organization which standardizes the management of applications on secure chip technology, as Consultant Level Members.

Massimo Nicolosi, Owner and Senior SW Consultant at Dynamice, comments: "With the continual development of smart card-based technologies, the importance of a harmonized set of standards is heightened, especially when developing operating systems that need to run across various applications. By joining GlobalPlatform, we are able to better educate and inform our customers on how to create operating systems suitable for tomorrow's multi-application world."

Andreas Schwier, System Architect at Thater & Schwier, adds: "Interoperability of cross-application technologies is at the core of smart card-based solutions. With an increase in emerging trusted platforms, such as mobile devices, GlobalPlatform Specifications are more important than ever before to ensure the successful deployment of secure and standardized applications."

"With access to both the Advisory Council and Task Force initiatives, both Dynamice and Thater & Schwier are able to keep up to date with the latest GlobalPlatform technical specifications, as well as work with the organization to further promote the importance of interoperability across secure chip technologies. We look forward to their participation and contribution," concludes Kevin Gillick, Executive Director at GlobalPlatform.

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About GlobalPlatform
GlobalPlatform is a cross industry, not-for-profit association which identifies, develops and publishes specifications which facilitate the secure and interoperable deployment and management of multiple embedded applications on secure chip technology.  Its proven technical specifications are regarded as the international industry standard for building a trusted end-to-end solution which serves multiple actors and supports several business models.

The freely available specifications provide the foundation for market convergence and innovative new cross-sector partnerships.  The technology has been adopted globally across finance, mobile/telecom, government, healthcare, retail and transit sectors.   GlobalPlatform also supports an open compliance program ecosystem to ensure the long-term interoperability of secure chip technology.

As a member-driven association with cross-market representation from all world continents, GlobalPlatform membership is open to any organization operating within this landscape.  Its 60+ members contribute to technical committees and market-led task forces.

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