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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…
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IR Recognition Systems Partners With HID–Integrates iCLASS Smart Cards Into Biometric HandKeys

CAMPBELL, Calif. (BUSINESS WIRE) Sept. 10, 2002–IR Recognition Systems, the biometric component of Ingersoll-Rand’s (IR) Security & Safety Group’s Electronic Access Control (EACD) and the world’s largest supplier of biometric readers for access control and time and attendance applications, announced that it is showcasing its hand geometry readers integrated with HID’s new iCLASS 13.56 MHz…
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Cubic Corp. Introduces New National Security and Homeland Defense Technologies

SAN DIEGO & ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., (BUSINESS WIRE), Sept. 9, 2002–Cubic Corp. (AMEX:CUB) will roll out a variety of new national security and homeland defense technologies at the “2002 National Security and Homeland Defense Symposium,” Sept. 10-12 in Atlantic City, N.J. The technologies include products and systems to improve intelligence and warning, emergency preparedness and…
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Gemplus to Deliver SIM Card-Based Solution to Oi For First GSM Launch in Brazil

Gemplus to Deliver SIM Card-Based Solution to Oi For First GSM Launch in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/–Gemplus (Nasdaq: GEMP; Euronext: Sicovam 5768), the world’s leading provider of solutions enabled by smart cards, announces an agreement with Oi, the Brazilian mobile telecommunications subsidiary of Telemar(1) that operates the major GSM(2) network in…
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Smart Card Logic Catches On

Princeton Junction, NJ, October 14, 2002–Attendees were upbeat and justifiably optimistic about the future at the recently concluded Smart Card Alliance Annual Conference, where the Alliance announced that smart card module shipments to the U.S. and Canada had doubled in the first half of 2002 to 31.2 million, and total more than 120 million units…
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Smart Card Alliance Releases New White Paper—Contactless Technology for Secure Physical Access

Princeton Junction, NJ, October 1, 2002–Contactless smart cards can add higher security to everyday ID credentials that employees use to access buildings, airports and other secure facilities, according to a new Smart Card Alliance white paper released today. At the same time, the technology paves the way to add new applications like network access control….
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Card Alliance Offers Advanced Course for Executives at Annual Conference

Program Prepares Leaders to Evaluate Critical Business Issues for the Application of Smart Cards to their Markets Princeton Junction, NJ, September 3, 2002–The Educational Institute of the Smart Card Alliance kicks-off the 2002-2003 course schedule on October 9th headlined by its new advanced course designed for executives and managers. The program, which includes the afternoon…