GlobalPlatform has welcomed TA Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. as its latest Observer Member. Based in China, TA Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. provides third-party testing and evaluation services. As an Observer Member, it is able to contribute to the GlobalPlatform Advisory Council and will prioritise participation in a number of the association’s task forces, covering topics including the identity, internet of things (IoT), mobile, premium content and security.
Kain Xu, deputy general manager of TA Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., commented: “We are delighted to join GlobalPlatform. We will use the enhanced knowledge gained through our membership to drive innovation within our company. We will also take full advantage of GlobalPlatform’s technical resources as we endeavor to become a trusted execution environment security evaluation, and chip card compliance, laboratory.”
Kevin Gillick, executive director of GlobalPlatform, added: “We are seeing a great deal of interest in GlobalPlatform from across Asia, and our trusted execution environment standardisation efforts are a key driver in this at present. The GlobalPlatform Trusted Execution Environment Certification Scheme is of particular significance as it highlights our commitment to ensuring a standardised level of security for embedded applications on secure chip technology. We are pleased to welcome TA Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. and look forward to the valuable knowledge that it will bring to GlobalPlatform.”
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