SCM Microsystems Is Recognized in Europe 500 List for Fourth Consecutive Year

SCM Microsystems Is Recognized in Europe 500 List for Fourth Consecutive Year

FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/–SCM Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCMM; Neuer Markt: SMY), a leading provider of solutions that open the Digital World, has again demonstrated its strong European presence as it ranks 68th among Europe’s Top 500 emerging companies, according to European trade association GrowthPlus.

This annual survey tracks the 500 fastest growing companies within Europe. SCM successfully met the award’s criteria for the fourth consecutive year based on corporate revenue growth and employment figures within Europe. The high-tech company received the elite award September 11, 2002.

“We are honored to be recognized as one of Europe’s top emerging companies,” said Robert Schneider, CEO of SCM Microsystems, Inc. “This award demonstrates the success of SCM’s strategy to deliver industry-leading solutions across multiple markets and geographic regions.”

SCM’s advanced silicon, hardware and software solutions enable secure exchange of electronic information for digital applications from e-commerce to broadband content delivery by providing controlled access points to platforms such as PCs and digital television set-top boxes. Known as a premier supplier to OEM companies around the world, SCM also serves the retail market through its Dazzle™ brand.

About SCM Microsystems

SCM Microsystems is a leading supplier of solutions that open the Digital World by enabling people to conveniently access digital content and services. SCM’s Security business provides smart card reader technology for the PC platform and conditional access modules for the digital TV platform to OEM customers in the government, financial, enterprise and broadcasting markets worldwide. The Company’s Digital Media and Video business provides hardware, software and silicon solutions for creating and sharing digital media content to the worldwide retail market under the Dazzle™ brand. Global headquarters are in Fremont, California, with European headquarters in Ismaning, Germany. For additional information, visit the SCM Microsystems website at

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