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Ranycon Technologies Sees Value in GlobalPlatform Membership

16 April 2009 – GlobalPlatform, the international specification body for smart card infrastructure , has welcomed another Consultant Member to the organization – Ranycon Technologies . The Hungarian-based company offers strategic advice and support on projects related to mobile and mobile contactless in order to assist its customers in strengthening their market presence.

Ranycon Technologies is the key consultant partner of StoLPaN, the pan-European consortium which aims to define open frameworks for NFC-enabled services on mobile devices, an organization which GlobalPlatform recently aligned with to ensure long-term compatibility between their respective approaches to NFC technology development. As a Consultant Member, Ranycon Technologies will bring the knowledge gained from its strong involvement in StoLPaN to GlobalPlatform’s Mobile Task Force, as well as participating in the Advisory Council to discuss the future technical and business decisions of the association.

Péter Párkányi, General Manager at Ranycon Technologies, comments: “We joined GlobalPlatform to contribute to driving the alignment of its activities with those of StoLPaN. Furthermore, as GlobalPlatform technology is vital in facilitating sustainable smart card projects that support a variety of business models, it is imperative that we stay abreast of the organization’s latest technologies so that we can recommend the best possible solutions to our clients.”

Kevin Gillick, Executive Director of GlobalPlatform, adds: “We welcome Ranycon Technologies to our growing membership base and look forward to working with them. By helping to ensure alignment between the activities of GlobalPlatform and StoLPaN, they will make a valuable contribution to our ongoing standardization efforts. Moreover, with its in-depth knowledge of mobile technologies and awareness of current industry demands, Ranycon Technologies is well placed to assist GlobalPlatform in meeting the changing needs of this market.”

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About Ranycon Technologies

Ranycon Technologies is a high-tech company engaged in NFC related standardization issues, concept developments, protocol and interface developments. Ranycon Technologies is also active in mobile internet related product developments, including mobile marketing, barcode and RFID/NFC products.

About GlobalPlatform

*2009 is the 10 th anniversary of GlobalPlatform - to learn more about its achievements click here*

GlobalPlatform is the world leader in smart card infrastructure development. Its proven technical specifications for cards, devices and systems are regarded as the industry standard for achieving interoperable, sustainable and flexible smart card deployments that support multi-application, multi-actor and multi-business model implementations.

GlobalPlatform is a member driven association with cross-industry representation from all world continents. As of October 2008, an estimated 305.7 million GlobalPlatform-based smart cards had been deployed globally and an additional two billion mid range USIM/SIM cards worldwide are estimated to use GlobalPlatform card technology to enable over-the-air (OTA) application downloads for 3G and GSM mobile networks. 

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