GlobalPlatform Welcomes New Member Taisys Holding Co. Ltd
19 December 2013 – GlobalPlatform, the organization which standardizes the management of applications on secure chip technology, is delighted to welcome Taisys Holding Co. Ltd as its newest Observer Member.
By joining at Observer level, the mobility interconnectivity provider is able to play an active role in the organization’s Mobile Task Force, which is working to evaluate the business and technical requirements of the secure mobile services ecosystem and ensure that an agreed and workable application management infrastructure is established. In addition to this, it will also participate in discussions held by the GlobalPlatform Advisory Council.
Lees Lee, Head of Research & Development at Taisys, comments: “GlobalPlatform Specifications are central to our core target markets of telecommunications and financial services. Membership of the association, therefore, will allow us to increase our technical knowledge of GlobalPlatform’s offering and expand our business and product portfolio in line with these important industry specifications. This will help us to simplify the delivery and management of our solutions and open up new business opportunities around the world.”
Kevin Gillick, Executive Director of GlobalPlatform, adds: “We are pleased to welcome Taisys on board and look forward to receiving its input on topics relating to mobile technology and contributions to our Mobile Task Force initiatives.”
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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 100+ members contribute to technical committees and market-led task forces. www.globalplatform.org