Card Printer Manufacturers
Offer a range of direct-to-card and retransfer card printers which are designed for all types of secure ID applications. The new XID 8600 offers incredible 600dpi printing, UV and micro text security. The inline lamination unit (ILU) protect cards from tampering and damage and extend card life.
Datacard Group provides software, systems and professional services needed to build profitable card programs. The company’s portfolio includes a complete line of smart card solutions, secure digital identity systems and card personalization systems. Datacard Group, which is privately held and based in Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA, serves customers in more than 120 countries.
Founded in 1974, Fargo Electronics is a global leader in the development of secure technologies for identity card issuance systems, including secure card printer/encoders, materials and software. Fargo provides physical, information and transaction security for a wide variety of applications and industries. Fargo is part of HID Global, a leading supplier and manufacturer in the access control industry. HID Global is a member of the ASSA ABLOY family of companies.
Zebra Technologies Corporation delivers innovative and reliable on-demand printing solutions to businesses and governments in more than 90 countries around the world. A broad range of applications benefit from Zebra brand thermal barcode label and receipt printers and plastic card printers, resulting in enhanced security, increased productivity, improved quality, lower costs and better customer service.
For nearly 40 years, NBS Technologies has continued to be a leading developer and provider of equipment for card personalization, EMV compliance/migration, smart card manufacturing and semiconductor handling equipment. NBS Technologies is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management (www.brookfield.com), a global alternative asset manager.
Card Technology Partners
Contactless smart cards (also known as RFID or proximity cards) need only proximity to a reader to complete a transaction using radio frequency technology. They have an embedded antenna, a contactless integrated circuit chip (ICC) that can be a microcontroller with internal memory or just a memory chip. Cards with microcontrollers can store large amounts of data and carry out functions such as encryption, authentication and digital signatures.
LEGIC Identsystems Ltd, headquartered Switzerland, is a leader in the design and manufacture of 13.56MHz 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. More than one million readers and over 70 million credentials are successfully integrated in over 50,000 work and leisure places worldwide.
As the largest manufacturer of contactless access control readers and cards for the security industry, HID has shipped over 100 million credentials to customers worldwide. HID pioneered the development of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology for security. Their experience in developing card technologies enables HID to play a critical role in the evolution and adoption of smart card technology. HID is an ASSA ABLOY Group company.
Alien Technology is a leading technology and product provider of UHF radio frequency identification (RFID) integrated circuits (IC), tags, readers and professional services. Alien Gen 2 products, along with software solutions from partners, help solve businesses improve productivity, processes, security and asset tracking for closed-loop and supply chain systems. Founded in l994, Alien is headquartered in Morgan Hill, CA, US. Alien is a member of EPCGlobal.
Indala Corporation is a leading security technology company that develops and distributes 125kHz proximity; 13.56MHz contactless and contact smart cards; and associated readers for physical and network access-control applications. Indala manufactures high-quality RFID product lines including FlexPass Series, CX Series CASI-compatible cards, Cotag long-range RFID and MIFARE/DESFire high-frequency products. Indala was acquired by ASSA ABLOY in November of
Biometrics Solutions Developers
Suprema is a leading biometrics company offering core fingerprint technologies for PC and embedded applications. Suprema is one of only three companies to have its award-winning fingerprint algorithms approved by the FBI. It is the first biometrics company listed on Korea’s stock market and its products have been sold in more than 100 countries worldwide.
TSSI is a leader in the development and supply of automated authentication solutions for the protection of people, documents and products. Based at Swindon, UK, TSSI’s products include the Verid family of fingerprint verification readers, Mandrake facial recognition, bespoke system solutions for the identification and management of people and secure-structured magnetics products for protecting cards, documents and packaging. TSSI (registered as THORN Secure Science Limited) is a Scipher company.
Card Reader Technology
Third Millennium is an award-winning manufacturer of advanced access control readers – Supplying many of the world’s leading security specialists, the company’s products offer innovative style coupled with the broadest range of RFID technologies available …
Nortech Control Systems
Nortech Control Systems Limited is an independent British manufacturer that specialises in the design, manufacture and distribution of innovative personnel and vehicle access solutions. It has been providing solutions to the security industry for over 20 years. Visit www.nortechcontrol.com for more information.
Data Management, Inc., of Farmington, Connecticut, USA, a privately-owned manufacturer of innovative printed products, was founded in 1961. Its variety of self-duplicating and self-expiring badges for complete visitor management helps users save time and money, while keeping better records and protecting their employees and guests.