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ITC Systems to Provide Services to Existing CyberMark Clients

ITC Systems and Cybermark agreed to have ITC Systems provide ongoing services to the existing CyberMark client base in the higher education market. TORONTO, Ontario (June 1, 2002)–ITC Systems (ITC), the leading developer and supplier of smart card solutions for higher education, library, corporate, stadium, and government markets in North America announces it has come…
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ASSA ABLOY Identification Technology Group (ITG) Forms Access ID

June 5, 2002–ASSA ABLOY’S Identification Technology Group (ITG) announced the formation of a new company, Access ID, based in Seattle, WA. Access ID will develop and supply custom technology cards–focusing primarily on contactless technology. Access ID will specialize in full graphic customization of cards, including high resolution four-color lithography and embedded anti-counterfeiting features. The new…
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Gemplus Reaches Another Major Milestone for SIM Cards in Smart Card History; 500 Million SIM Cards Sold and Deployed Across the Globe

Deployment Confirms Gemplus’ Position as the Leader in Providing Smart Cards and Smart Card-Based Solutions Figures Illustrate That Over One in Three SIM Cards Currently Deployed In the Field Is Made by Gemplus In the U.S., SIM Deployment Grew From 9 to 13 Million With Additional Volumes for the iDEN networks, (Source: EMC Database Q1’02)…
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Philips Single Chip Reader IC Goes Multi-Standard

Versatile contactless single chip reader IC opera Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) today introduces the CL RC632 IC–the world’s leading multi-standard single-chip reader IC for contactless smart cards and labels operating at 13.56 MHz. Designed to support the ISO contactless standards in this frequency range including ISO 14443 and ISO 15693, the CL…
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Microsoft Deploys ActivCard Identity Management System™ (AIMS)

ActivCard Identity Technology Selected by Microsoft IT Security Group For Largest Deployment of New Corporate ID Badges FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/–ActivCard® (Nasdaq: ACTI; Nasdaq Europe: ACTI), the leader in IDentity Management (IDM) software, today announced that the ActivCard Identity Management System™ (AIMS) has been adopted by Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT) for their employees and…
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Smart Card Alliance Releases New White Paper

New York, NY, May 22, 2002–Combining smart card and biometric technologies is one of the best ways to assure information and physical security, according to a new Smart Card Alliance white paper released today. “Smart Cards and Biometrics in Privacy-Sensitive Secure Personal Identification Systems” outlines how smart cards and biometrics enhance security, privacy, performance and…
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Cubic Names John Minteer Vice President of Information Technology

SAN DIEGO, (BUSINESS WIRE), Aug. 26, 2002–John Minteer has been named vice president of Information Technology for San Diego-based Cubic Corp. (AMEX:CUB). In announcing the appointment, Thomas A. Baz, vice president and corporate controller, said: “John Minteer has made many significant improvements in the application of information technology for the corporation and its subsidiaries during…
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Hypercom Appoints Eric Duprat Vice President Global Marketing And Business Development

Worldwide Marketing Expert Brings Proven Track Record, Experience, Talent To Global Electronic Payment Leader Hypercom PHOENIX, August 29, 2002–Hypercom Corporation (NYSE: HYC) today announced the appointment of Eric Duprat to vice president, Marketing and Business Development for the company’s Transaction System Group (TSG). Mr. Duprat will be directly responsible for the division’s global marketing operations…
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Schlumberger Awarded Common Access Card Contract by U.S. Department of Defense; Cumulative Estimate of $9.3 Million for Schlumberger CACTUS Middleware

Business Editors & High-Tech Writers HOUSTON, (BUSINESS WIRE), Aug. 12, 2002–Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB), a global technology services company, today announced it has been selected as a supplier of middleware, through its DeXa.Badge(a) information security offering, for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Common Access Card (CAC) program. This contract is also part of the DoD Enterprise…
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Gemplus Introduces ‘ResIDent’–A Secure ID Solution for E-Government Programs

Based on Smart Card Technology, ResIDent Enables Governments to Deliver Secure, Versatile and Convenient Identification Services to Their Populations PARIS, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/, Cartes 2002–Gemplus (Nasdaq: GEMP; Paris Euronext: Euroclear 5768), the world’s leading provider of smart card-enabled solutions, today launched ResIDent, a smart card-based ID system designed for advanced e-Government programs. ResIDent is based…