SOURCE: Oberthur Technologies of America Corp.

Oberthur Technologies of America Corp.

September 21, 2009 11:00 ET

Oberthur Technologies Introduces Its High-Security, Dual Interface PIV Card to the Corporate Market at ASIS 2009

Oberthur Leverages Its Physical and Logical Access I.D. Card to Offer Non-Government Organizations Convenience, Interoperability and Security on One Card

CHANTILLY, VA--(Marketwire - September 21, 2009) - Oberthur Technologies, a global leader in the delivery of high security solutions and the #1 provider of credentials to the U.S. Federal government, announces the availability of its dual interface ID-ONE™ Cosmo card to the Corporate Market at the ASIS International 55th Annual Seminar, September 21-24 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. The ID-ONE Cosmo card is a dual interface card that offers an open platform for multiple secure applications, providing companies with a single card solution with two communication interfaces -- contactless for physical access and contact for logical access, based upon open, interoperable standards.

The ID-One Cosmo card is fully compliant with Federal Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12) mandates for identification standards, including FIPS 201 the baseline requirements for a Federal Personal Identification Verification (PIV) system.

The ID-ONE Cosmo card offers the corporate market a rigorously tested, federally compliant ID card with a profile that supports both physical and logical access with the addition of cashless payment, or other applications of your choosing, on one card.

"ID-ONE Cosmo provides the perfect solution for the needs of corporations -- striking the perfect balance between convenience and interoperability without sacrificing security," says Xavier Fricout, Deputy Managing Director for the Identity Division.

"Our success in offering both a physical and logical security access solution for the Federal Government made this move into the corporate world seamless," says Patrick Hearn, Oberthur's VP of Government and Identification Markets for North America. "Companies are reassured to know that the technology has been proven, tested and is available for their use in a single card solution."

Come find out more about Oberthur's corporate market solution at ASIS booth #4256.

About Oberthur Technologies

With sales of 882.7 million Euros in 2008, Oberthur Technologies is a world leader in the field of secure technologies. Innovation and high quality services ensure Oberthur Technologies' strong positioning in its main target markets:

--  Card Systems: One of the world's leading providers of security and
    identification based on smart card technology and associated services for
    mobile, payment, transport, digital TV and convergence markets.
--  Identity: International player for the manufacture and personalization
    of secure identity documents such as passport, identity card, driving
    license or health care card -- traditional and electronic -- and associated
    services for both governmental and corporate markets.
--  Fiduciary printing: World's third largest private security printer
    specialized in high security for the production of banknotes, checks and
    other fiduciary documents in more than fifty countries.
--  Cash protection: World leader in the emerging market of intelligent
    systems to secure cash-in-transit and ATM.

Close to its customers, Oberthur Technologies benefits from an industrial and commercial presence across all five continents.

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