Irvine, CA, August 22, 2005 – CardLogix, a leading U.S. smart card manufacturer, announced today that it has joined the Leadership Council of the Smart Card Alliance, the world’s largest smart card industry association. A general member since 2003, CardLogix now takes a larger role in the shaping of alliance policy and activities, which accelerate the adoption of smart cards throughout the world. CardLogix manufactures smart cards, software and other components for the secure transaction of data and value for a variety of applications such as government, healthcare and transportation. As an alliance member, the company contributes to industry and technical White Papers and attends its annual conference as well.

The Smart Card Alliance is a not-for-profit, multi-industry association working to accelerate the widespread acceptance of multiple application smart card technology. Its membership includes leading companies in the banking, financial services, computer, telecommunications, technology, healthcare, retail, and entertainment industries. As a pioneering U.S.-based smart card company, CardLogix fosters industry growth by providing cards and software that enable people to quickly and easily integrate this leading technology into virtually any transaction, from transit cards to secure access. Randy Vanderhoof, Executive Director of the Alliance, commented that “CardLogix brings a unique perspective on stored value and identity systems to the Leadership Council and will make a great contribution”. CardLogix is also a member of SCA’s Healthcare Council and its Secure Personal ID Task Force.

CardLogix is the leading U.S. supplier of cards and software for the transaction of data and value. The company supplies to leading companies and integrators throughout the world for government and business applications. For more information, contact CardLogix at and Contact the Smart Card Alliance at