LEGIC Credential manufacturer license for LUX-IDent

LEGIC Credential manufacturer license for LUX-IDent

July 2008, Zurich/Switzerland, Lanškroun/Czech Republic–LEGIC Identsystems Ltd, the inventor of 13.56 MHz contactless smart card technology for personal identification applications, and LUX-IDent s.r.o., Czech specialist in the production of RFID transponders, have agreed on a license partnership. The agreement provides LUX-IDent with immediate LEGIC know-how while LEGIC partners with a leading and innovative manufacturer of contactless credentials in Eastern Europe.

LUX-IDent s.r.o. was founded in 2002 as an independent company with the vision to develop, produce and market innovative and future-oriented products for contactless personal identification, based on radio frequency technology (RFID) for various application needs. LUX-IDent offers many different products, suitable for all kinds of uses in the areas of access control, public transport, industry and logistics, e.g. contactless cards, key fobs or wrist bands, as well as semi-finished, pre-laminated inlays for local card or tag production/personalization, air coils, disc tags and other customized designs and items.

Its limitless advantages coupled with its cost efficiency convince more and more organisations to take advantage of contactless smart card technology. LEGIC’s smart card technology for personal contactless identification, with its up to 127 applications, all-in-one card or other credentials, responds to these modern security and functionality requirements and allows for countless integrated and multi-functional applications. LUX-IDent’s core competence lies in its overall perspective and future orientation. It sees research, development and automated production as one entity which fosters an outstanding and unconventional approach to finding solutions and putting them into practice. The young and dynamic enterprise has consequently grown about 60% every year. Today, LUX- IDent is a leading transponder manufacturer in Central Eastern Europe. They boasts a team of qualified research engineers, technicians and managers, whose ideas, know-how, skills and broad interdisciplinary knowledge secure the base of their success and guarantee a profound understanding of clients’ needs. The company’s success exclusively depends on managing its synergies of scope and builds all their products around a highly efficient and precise production process combining flexible antenna design and application-specific encapsulation.

“In today’s world, where security, mobility, information and identification play an ever increasing role, contactless smart card technology provides a great potential for new markets. New applications are developed almost every day. With LEGIC as a partner we gain immediate access to the know-how and the network of a world leading technology provider. We simply take yet one further step to offer our clients maximum functionality, efficiency, reliability–and hence satisfaction”, comments Petr Vicar, Managing Director at LUX-IDent s.r.o.

“We are happy to welcome LUX-IDent in the circle of our licence partners”, declares Dr. Otto Eggimann, Vice President Sales & Business Development of LEGIC Identsystems LTD. “We have noticed and appreciated the potential of this young company from its early days. Its wealth in innovation, know-how, skills and determination combined with our own year-long experience will sincerely boost the position and opportunities of both our companies.”

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.

Further information

Mario Morger
Sales Manager Europe
LEGIC Identsystems AG
Tel: +41 44 933 6464
mmorger@legic.com

Press contact

Marcel Brand
Manager Marketing Communications
LEGIC Identsystems AG
Tel: +41 44 933 6464
mbrand@legic.com

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