LEGIC expands its license partner network with PP high tech AG

LEGIC expands its license partner network with PP high tech AG

Zurich, July 2008–LEGIC Identsystems Ltd, inventor and leading provider of Contactless Smart Card Technology for personal identification purposes, strengthens its partner network and signs an agreement with PP high tech AG.

The partnership gives PP high tech exclusive access to LEGIC Technology and enables it to market high-value products in the field of contactless identification. End customers will benefit from the partnership through a wider offer of contactless smart cards based on LEGIC technology.

“More and more, our customers are asking for LEGIC employee identification. As a service-oriented provider of contactless smart cards, we are taking this demand into account and, thanks to the licence partnership we can guarantee up-to-date know-how to market the LEGIC system. With LEGIC, we can offer our customers higher security and greater flexibility in the field of personalized employee identification”, says Heike Lukaschewski, Manager at PP high tech.

Dr Otto Eggimann, Vice President Sales & Business Development at LEGIC, confirms: “With PP high tech we gain a partner with vast experience and a broad customer base in the field of personalization and operation of contactless smart cards. Through its interest in a LEGIC licence, PP high tech proves that, technologically speaking, it has its finger on the pulse. The partnership with LEGIC will open up further important customer opportunities for the company.”

About PP high tech AG

PP high tech is a Swiss and German-based technology company. The company’s activity is the personalization and operation of passport and identification technology, in particular low and high frequency contactless smart cards, plastic cards, card accessories and biometric passports.

About LEGIC Identsystems Ltd

LEGIC Identsystems Ltd, with headquarters in Switzerland, is a 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 succin more than 60,000 work and leisure places worldwide.

Further information

Armin H. Müller
Area Sales Manager
LEGIC Identsystems
Phone: +41 44 933 6464

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PR & Internet
LEGIC Identsystems AG
Phone: +41 44 933 6464