Recent Addition to HID Global’s Government ID Business Continues Long-Term Program Providing Advanced Secure ID to Citizens
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – March 16, 2011 – LaserCard Corporation, a leading provider of government ID solutions, has received a purchase order valued at approximately $2.1 million for chip-ready, optical security media-based credentials for the Saudi Arabia National ID Card program.
The ID cards are issued to Saudi citizens nationwide for identification, e-government and regional travel purposes.
“The Saudi Arabian program provides world-class protection and functionality, and enables citizens to benefit from credentials using ID technology acknowledged as among the most advanced and secure available today,” said Robert DeVincenzi, president of LaserCard.
LaserCard’s advanced ID credentials are trusted by governments worldwide to protect the personal identification of their citizens, foreign residents and government employees, and to provide official documentation such as driver licenses and vehicle registration cards.
About LaserCard Corporation
LaserCard Corporation is a leading provider of secure ID solutions to governments and commercial clients worldwide. It develops, manufactures, and integrates LaserCard® optical security media cards, multi-technology cards, encoders, peripherals, smart and specialty cards, biometrics, and modular software. The Company’s cards and systems are used in various applications, including citizen identification, border security, government service delivery and facility access. For further information, please visit www.lasercard.com.