LEGIC comprehensive Access Control for North America thanks to partnership with leading US manufacturer Open Options

LEGIC comprehensive Access Control for North America thanks to partnership with leading US manufacturer Open Options

Zurich, August 2009–Open Options supplies integrated security solutions and is now a license partner of LEGIC Identsystems Ltd who manufactures contactless smart card technology platforms for personal identification. This partnership will deliver comprehensive IP access control solutions based on LEGIC technology. The open architecture of the DNA Fusion product by Open Options allows flexible adaptation to suit customer-specific circumstances and integrates multifunctional identification credentials, contactless readers, IT access as well as video management systems. Through this partnership Open Options is responding to growing demand in America for LEGIC based security solutions.

Open Options security solutions have been successfully deployed across all sectors of industry in business environments and transport as well as in educational establishments and leisure facilities. As a provider of integrated total solutions, Open Options offers hardware and software components as well as peripherals, right through to systems integration including all the components of a comprehensive access control system.

“The license partnership with LEGIC gives us access to leading identification technology in our core area access control” says Steve Fisher, Open Options President/CEO. “Our customers will benefit from solutions which combine the open architecture of our systems with flexible LEGIC multi-application technology.”

Dr Otto Eggimann, Vice President Sales and Business Development of LEGIC, knows that both companies will reap the benefits of this partnership: “This partnership with Open Options is another step towards strengthening our presence and solution offering in the global market. Open Options’ international customers will benefit from technology which is both highly secure and flexible.”

About Open Options Inc.

Open Options, Inc. is a technology-based access control and software development company with a commitment to open architecture. DNA Fusion, is an open platform IP-based solution that interfaces seamlessly with Milestone’s video management systems. Open Options has been providing superior IP access solutions worldwide for over 10 years.

About LEGIC® Identsystems Ltd

LEGIC Identsystems Ltd, with headquarters in Switzerland, is the world leader in the design and manufacture of 13.56 MHz contactless smart card technology. The LEGIC product portfolio includes highly integrated LEGIC RF Standard, ISO 15693 and ISO 14443 compliant read/write chip sets, security modules and transponder chips.

LEGIC Identsystems currently works with over 200 external co-operation partners world-wide who offer compatible LEGIC all-in-one-card applications including access control, e-payment, parking, e-ticketing and other multiapplications. More than 2 million readers and over 100 million credentials are successfully integrated in more than 60,000 work and leisure places worldwide.

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LEGIC Identsystems Ltd
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