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XTec Awarded GSA Contract for Issuance of Secure ID Smart Card

Sunday 13 June 2004 09:10 CET | News

XTec Incorporated has teamed with Prime Contractor BearingPoint and Oberthur Card Systems (OCS) to serve as the central production center for the General Services Administrations centralized Smart Card Personalization and Issuance Program for a common, nationwide identification token.XTecs current contract is for the initial issuance and personalization of 18,000 Smart Cards for GSA associates and contractors nationwide. XTec provided the AuthentX Credential Management System, Visitor Control, Verification and Authentication stations, and Datakey 330G Smart Cards and Oberthur Card Systems, will provide the personalization and card encoding functions. In addition to providing the card personalization and encoding, Oberthur also added several security features to the cards, including micro and UV printing, among others. The cards are being personalized at Oberthurs Chantilly, Virginia facilities, though the company can instantly shift production to other sites as needed.

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