New contactless LEGIC solutions for the United Kingdom

New contactless LEGIC solutions for the United Kingdom

Zurich, Switzerland,Zurich, May 2009 – LEGIC Identsystems Ltd, leading provider of contactless Smart Card Technology for personal identification, gains major distributor and system integrator Cards & Specialist Services Ltd as a new licence partner in the United Kingdom. This collaboration results in new security solutions based on the integration of LEGIC advant technology. LEGIC based access control systems as well as card and reader solutions will increasingly be available for the UK market.

The partnership allows Cards & Specialist Services to offer its customers LEGIC based reader and transponder solutions to react to the rising demand for secure contactless LEGIC multi-applications in Great Britain.

“This agreement is crucial for our future business activities in the UK as well as abroad”, says Kevin J Burke, Managing Director of Cards & Specialist Services Ltd. “We can now respond quickly to the ever changing demands of leading manufacturers by providing security solutions based on the cutting-edge LEGIC advant technology that sets the benchmark in terms of security, scalability and cost-effective investment-protection.”

Dr Otto Eggimann, Vice President Sales and Business Development of LEGIC, states: “We are very confident of the partnership with Cards & Specialist Services and we are glad to expand the LEGIC based offering in the United Kingdom. We look forward to a fruitful and long-run partnership.”

About C.S.S. Cards & Specialist Services Ltd

Cards & Specialist Services Ltd was established in 1997 to offer an alternative source of access cards at competitive prices backed by a first class service. Its business as well as its product range has grown continuously. The company can now offer clients a wide choice of security products, Access Control Systems and Accessories, Bureau Services, Door Entry Systems, ID Accessories, ID Card Printers, Project Management, Readers and Cards and Visitor Management Systems. Cards & Specialist Services is now a preferred distributor for the leading manufacturers.

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 1 million readers and over 70 million credentials are successfully integrated in more than 50,000 work and leisure places worldwide.


Mirko Mandic
Project Manager Marketing Communications
PR & Internet
LEGIC Identsystems Ltd
Tel: +41 44 933 6464