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GlobalPlatform Welcomes Chip Operating System Developer, Shanghai COS Software, as its Latest Member

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GlobalPlatform Welcomes Chip Operating System Developer, Shanghai COS Software, as its Latest Member

17 November 2011 – GlobalPlatform, the organization which standardizes the management of applications on secure chip technology, welcomes China-based chip operating system (COS) developer, personalization bureau and supplier, Shanghai COS, as its latest member. Shanghai COS joins GlobalPlatform as an Observer Member and will further strengthen the organization’s membership base of chip manufacturers and operating system developers.


The company’s participation in GlobalPlatform activities will enable it to be involved in the organization’s market-specific task forces, where Shanghai COS will bring expertise in COS design and development to the organization.  


James Ni, Company Vice President, Shanghai COSW, comments: “As a COS developer, Shanghai COS forms the framework for all chip-based applications and is therefore fundamental in the creation of a secure and interoperable environment for residing applications. By joining GlobalPlatform we look forward to sharing our knowledge with application developers and vendors to help shape the future direction of secure chip-based technology.”


Kevin Gillick, Executive Director of GlobalPlatform, adds: “As an expert in secure chip-based application development, we welcome Shanghai COS to the organization and look forward to benefiting from the wealth of knowledge it brings from extensive research and development activities in this area.”  


For further details on different membership opportunities at GlobalPlatform visit: http://www.globalplatform.org/membershiplevels.asp

For further media information, please contact Nicole Mountain or Rob Peryer at iseepr: nicole@iseepr.co.uk / rob@iseepr.co.uk or on + 44 (0) 1943 468007 

About GlobalPlatform

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 60+ members contribute to technical committees and market-led task forces.  www.globalplatform.org


About Shanghai COS Software

SHANGHAI COS SOFTWARE CO., LTD. was founded in early 2002, focused on design and development on various types of chips, personalization software, production and sales of smart cards as well as related software and system solution.

SHANGHAI COS SOFTWARE is one of the most important technical components of semiconductor industry chain invested by Shanghai Alliance Investment Ltd. With own intellectual properties, it keeps efforts on designing software and providing smart card and value-added services for different customers. Furthermore, it has built up platform R&D teams with rich experiences, developing from a single smart card supplier to a comprehensive value-added service supplier. http://www.cosw.com

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