LaserCard to Showcase Latest Secure ID Card Solutions at Cartes & IDentification 2009

LaserCard to Showcase Latest Secure ID Card Solutions at Cartes & IDentification 2009

Featuring Multi-Technology, Optical Security Media and Specialty Cards Covering Extensive Range of Applications

Paris, November 17-19, Booth 4 NO60

Mountain View, Calif., November 10, 2009–LaserCard Corporation (Nasdaq: LCRD) will showcase its global capabilities in delivering government and commercial ID solutions at Cartes & IDentification 2009 in Paris from November 17-19. The Company will feature its latest credential design and manufacturing services, its portfolio of optical security media, multi-technology and specialty cards, and concept to completion ID program management services (“Enabling Services”).

Secure ID Design and Manufacturing

Heightened security concerns, coupled with the need for improved efficiency, are common themes within the modern ID security market. At the same time, every ID program is different. LaserCard will showcase its innovative, technology-inclusive design and manufacturing capabilities that enable the creation of customized, program-specific ID cards/passports. These include unique optical security media-based credentials delivering the world’s most secure, counterfeit-resistant solutions and multi-technology credentials that fulfill a variety of functions in a single card.

Multi-Technology Solutions

The demand for multi-technology secure ID documents is growing to address the parallel needs for proof of identity, access to e-government services, and travel documents for secure, efficient border crossing. Based on years of experience in major ID programs, the Company has built an exceptional level of expertise in integrating customized combinations of technologies, such as contact and contactless microprocessor chips and optical security media, into a single credential.

Optical Security Media Credentials

LaserCard’s optical security media is a powerful, flexible and tamperproof platform used worldwide in advanced secure ID card programs, such as the U.S. Permanent Resident or “Green” Card. For large-scale projects where achieving the highest level of ID security is the most important priority, optical security media provides unsurpassed visual authentication and cardholder identity verification. There is no known instance of a successful attempt to compromise the digital security of LaserCard’s optical media.

Specialty Cards

CCD, LaserCard’s specialty card subsidiary based in Germany, will exhibit its high security printing capabilities and its specialty card offerings for access control, event accreditation and a wide range of other applications. The Company will also feature its Cards & More card personalization and ID management solutions.

Program Management Services (‘Enabling Services’)

LaserCard will also feature its ID program management services (‘Enabling Services’), designed to put the keys to a successful secure ID card project into the hands of the customer. These services help customers achieve predictable and productive results from large-scale ID projects by working with them to configure the processes, services and technologies required to navigate their projects to a successful, timely and secure implementation.

LaserCard will exhibit at booth 4 NO60. Cartes & IDentification is the world’s leading event in Digital Security and Smart Technologies. For more information, go to

About LaserCard Corporation

LaserCard Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, is a leading provider of secure ID solutions to governments and commercial clients worldwide. It develops, manufactures, and integrates LaserCard® optical memory cards, multi-technology cards, encoders, peripherals, smart and specialty cards, biometrics, and modular software. The Company’s cards and systems are used in various applications, including citizen identification, border security, government service delivery, and facility access.

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