INSIDE Contactless and HID Expand Partnership for Access Control

INSIDE Contactless selects HID as company's exclusive partner for access control market


HID is the premier global supplier of contactless access control cards and readers for the security industry. With over 250 million credentials (cards, fobs and keys) in use worldwide, HID leads the industry in 13.56 MHz and 125 kHz RFID card and reader technology for a wide range of applications including access control, IT secure authentication, time and attendance, digital cash/cashless vending, automotive vehicle identification, and biometric verification. HID's award-winning product line includes iCLASS(R) 13.56 MHz contactless smart cards and readers, 125 kHz proximity, magnetic stripe, and Wiegand technology cards and readers as well as the recently introduced VertX(TM) CS central station managed access controllers. The company also provides specialized card manufacturing services including custom pre-printed graphics, micro printing and anti-counterfeiting elements, holograms or ultraviolet ink for increased card security. HID's corporate offices are located in Irvine, California, with international offices supporting more than 100 countries. The company is part of the ASSA ABLOY Identification Technology Group. To learn more, please visit www.hidcorp.com.

NOTE: PicoRead and MicroRead are trademarks of INSIDE Contactless. HID and iCLASS are registered trademarks and VertX is a trademark of HID Corporation.

For more information, please contact: Lori Tokunaga The Hoffman Agency for INSIDE Contactless 408-975-3053 ltokunaga@hoffman.com Angelina Lopez HID Corporation 949-598-1755 alopez@hidcorp.com

SOURCE INSIDE Contactless

CONTACT: Lori Tokunaga of The Hoffman Agency, +1-408-975-3053, or ltokunaga@hoffman.com, for INSIDE Contactless; or Angelina Lopez of HID Corporation, +1-949-598-1755, or alopez@hidcorp.com

<<PR Newswire -- 12/07/05>>