GlobalPlatform has announced that Clear2Pay, a global payment solutions provider, and Shanghai COS, a chip operating system (COS) developer, have become the organization’s newest members.
As a Participating Member, Clear2Pay will be able to join GlobalPlatform’s Device Committee, where it will provide input into the development of specifications for the Trusted Execution Environment (TEE). GlobalPlatform says the company will bring a “wealth” of payments processing, cards and testing expertise from the payments market to support the organization in the standardization and management of applications on secure chip technology.
Clear2Pay will also participate in the 2012 GlobalPlatform Compliance Program, which will focus on developing the test tools to evaluate the functional compliance of a TEE product to GlobalPlatform Specifications.
China-based Shanghai COS will join GlobalPlatform as an Observer Member, enabling it to provide its COS development and design expertise to the organization’s market-specific task forces.
According to GlobalPlatform, Shanghai COS’s presence will further strengthen the organization’s membership base of chip manufacturers and operating system developers.