GlobalPlatform Announces Feitian Technologies as its Latest Observer Level Member
08 January 2010 – GlobalPlatform's membership continues to grow as Feitian Technologies, a leading provider of smart card and chip operating system-based security technologies and applications, becomes the latest organization to join the international specification body for smart card infrastructure.
As an Observer Member of GlobalPlatform, Feitian Technologies is entitled to stay informed of developments within the organization through participation in the Advisory Council, a forum which meets at least twice each year to discuss priority issues. Additionally, the company will contribute to the GlobalPlatform Mobile Task Force, which was created to expand the scope and reach of GlobalPlatform technology within the mobile telecoms industry.
Minkey Li, Director of Global Business Operations at Feitian Technologies, comments: "Membership to GlobalPlatform offers us a unique opportunity to share our expertise and knowledge with other industry leaders, as well as learn valuable lessons from them. We firmly believe in the importance of industry collaboration and very much look forward to working closely with the association to assist in creating a relevant, neutral and scalable smart card infrastructure."
Kevin Gillick, Executive Director of GlobalPlatform, adds: "It is through the input of our members that we are able to drive the advancement of GlobalPlatform's technology to benefit the smart card industry and support its continued evolution. This is why we are always so pleased to announce new additions to our ranks. I extend a warm welcome to Feitian Technologies."
Notes to Editors
GlobalPlatform is the global leader in smart card infrastructure development and its proven, technical specifications for cards, devices and systems are known as the standard for smart card infrastructure. GlobalPlatform is a member driven association with cross-industry representation from all world continents. For more information about GlobalPlatform, visit: www.globalplatform.org
About Feitian Technologies
Established in 1998, Feitian is dedicated to being the leading innovator of smartcard and chip operating system based security technologies and applications. Feitian's major business covers Software Protection, Strong Authentication, Smartcard COS and Peripherals. Feitian cooperates closely with global leading smartcard chip providers, serves valuable customers with the world's latest technologies via its expanding sales and services network internationally. For more information, visit: www.ftsafe.com