GlobalPlatform Welcomes Telechips Inc. as Observer Member
09 November 2015 – GlobalPlatform, the organization which standardizes the management of applications on secure chip technology, has today announced Telechips Inc. as its latest Observer Member.
Based in South Korea and with offices throughout Asia, Telechips is a fabless integrated circuit design and chipset solution provider, chiefly operating within the automotive infotainmentand consumer set-top box (STB) sectors. As an Observer Member, Telechips will participate in GlobalPlatform’s Premium Content Task Force, and is able to engage in the association’s Advisory Council.
“As a provider of STB solutions, Telechips is committed to delivering security and interoperability to the industry, particularly in the automotive and consumer STB sectors,” comments Andrew YK Lee, Marketing Group Leader of Telechips Inc. “As a GlobalPlatform member, we intend to contribute to, and benefit from, the association’s efforts to support the secure distribution of premium content through the standardization of the Trusted Execution Environment (TEE).”
Kevin Gillick, Executive Director at GlobalPlatform, adds: “With media being consumed across an unprecedented range of platforms, it is imperative that premium content providers are able to protect their assets. We therefore warmly welcome Telechips to GlobalPlatform and look forward to utilizing their experience and expertise in building a more secure, sustainable and viable premium content ecosystem.”
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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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