Irvine, CA, February 23, 1998 – CardLogix, a leading manufacturer of smart cards for Health Informatics, today announced two additions to its Health Data Family for portable data storage and access. The first new card features a storage capacity of 256K Bits. The second card provides1 Megabit density. These cards are designed to integrate with information systems for patient records, clinical trial information and instrument output, providing the highest density storage available in a smart card format. The cards are featured at the HIMSS (Heath Information Management Systems Show) in Orlando, Fla. where CardLogix is exhibiting, Booth 2664.

Hand Size, Real-Time Decision Support

CardLogix’ family of Health Data Cards is designed to provide portable, low-cost storage of vital information that is frequently used by Healthcare providers, insurers and administrators, as well as patients. The inclusion of smart cards in a Health Informatics System increases data accuracy, security and convenience by supporting on-the-spot critical decisions cost- effectively. In a typical application the smart card serves as an extension of a highly distributed, mirrored database and works with a PC-based reader/writer to automatically update records.

Features of the Health Data Smart Card Family

Price and Availability

The 256k bit card, Part Number CLXSA256KA5, is available now. The cards are priced at $6.00 at the 1,000 quantity. The second card is 1 Megabit capacity, Part Number CLXSA001MJ6 and is available in sample quantities in Q2. This card sells for $19.00 at the 1,000 piece quantity. Both cards are available from CardLogix at 16 Hughes, Ste. 100, Irvine, CA 92618, (949) 380-1312 or

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Founded in 1994, CardLogix is a leading manufacturer of smart cards and development solutions for a variety of applications in Health Informatics, Entertainment and Banking. Contact CardLogix, 16 Hughes, Suite100, Irvine, CA 92618 or via e-mail at