Corporate Profile

CardLogix, based in Irvine, California, USA, is a smart card manufacturer, software developer, biometric solution (enrollment, validation with AFIS & ABIS, and verification) and the premier provider of smart card components with a comprehensive line of Software Development Kits (SDK) and tools that enable swift card project development. Since 1994 (and under CardLogix since 1998), CardLogix has supplied millions of smart cards and card components to over 83 countries around the world. As an expert in smart card and chip technology, card operating systems, card software, development tools, and middleware, CardLogix has continuously been at the forefront of smart card technology offering solutions for all types of card applications.

CardLogix Mission

CardLogix’ mission is to provide cost-effective yet highly secure and reliable smart card solutions for a wide variety of customers’ needs. CardLogix strives to make data transactions more secure, personnel and assets more protected, and to transform complex and expensive smart card systems into more streamlined and easier to design and implement solutions that surpass all customers’ expectations.

CardLogix Values

Trust is the primary commodity that CardLogix trades in every day. CardLogix builds and maintains customers’ confidence their products and processes. Starting with development software that’s flexible and easy to use to uncompromising customer support, CardLogix delivers on the promise of trust that our service inspires and our cards guarantee. Our company culture breeds initiative, commitment, and follow-through. As a global supplier and active industry participant, CardLogix understands the importance of being a responsible global business. With recycling, energy conservation, and full RoHS compliance, the company meets its goals with the environment in mind.

CardLogix Advantage

  • Experts in smart card technology with a deep understanding of how to get a card project from A to Z
  • Commitment to ISO, ICAO, and industry conformance to ensure performance and interoperability
  • Extensive partnerships with companies that offer complementary smart card infrastructure components
  • Innovative products and solutions that simplify smart card development
  • Cutting edge technology, sophistication and differentiated quality at a fraction of competitors’ costs
  • Continuous customer support and involvement with evolving card projects

CardLogix Solutions

CardLogix designs, manufactures and provides complete, high security and multi-functional ISO-compliant smart cards solutions, powered by CardLogix M.O.S.T. Card® (Symmetric Key Infrastructure (SKI)) or JAVA operating systems (Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), and Open Platforms). CardLogix offers easy-to-use M.O.S.T. OS SDK’s for programmers, powerful middleware and API’s, a variety of applications software, custom development, and innovative solutions that empower end-users to develop and personalize smart cards without requiring user-programming. The recently expanded capabilities in both JAVA programming and laser engraving make CardLogix an excellent choice as your card partner. The company provides it’s customers with flexible solutions and quick turnaround. We specialize in unique solutions to difficult problems.

Regardless of the project’s unique requirements, we can deliver. Depending on the customer needs and timeframe, CardLogix can manufacture the cards and set up full operations for biometric enrollment, database hosting (either local or cloud based), laser engraving, card milling and imbedding, card encoding (contactless and contactless cards), and local issuance or central issuance printing.

CardLogix Innovative Systems for Global Markets

  • Smart card adoption without expensive and time consuming programming
  • eSignature technology that costs 5 times less than PKI (public key infrastructure) cards
  • Age and biometric identity verification for online transactions
  • Patented smart card systems for secure data/ information storage

CardLogix MOST Card® Platform

MOST Card C Series is a microprocessor-based smart card family available in contact, contactless, and dual-interfaces with up to 162k bytes of user memory. Built on EAL5+ certified silicon and powered by the CardLogix MOST Card Operating System, they are designed for multi-function and high security applications. The series supports advanced security mechanisms including AES encryption, SHA-256 HMAC authentication, session key-based ePurse functions, key diversification, and eSignatures with vaulted and threshold key protection. The silicon provides continuous internal encryption of all data and the virtualization and rotation of the data across the non-volatile memory for secure data storage. The MOST OS features an error detection code and security self-tests with built-in anti-tearing mechanisms to support heavy transactional environments. MOST Card is future-proofed, working on multiple silicon vendors’ devices, so your projects will always be supported. The operating system is also fully customizable in order to meet unique requirements.

MOST Cards enable the rapid design, development, enrollment, and issuance of sophisticated smart cards. CardLogix MOST Toolz™ lets users build unique systems that grow with their needs. The kit includes a user-friendly card file and key configuration utility, sample source code, demo consoles, and the CardLogix Winplex® API and Middleware. If needed, CardLogix will assist or architect complete system solutions. Biometric and biographic enrollment is available with Corvus’ biometric enrollment kits that integrate seamlessly with CardLogix’ card design, printing, and encoding software, Card Encoding Engine™. The software is pre-configured to encode MOST Cards without requiring custom scripts, APIs, or programming for central or distributed issuance needs. The platform also leverages multiple software applications such as CardLogix FastCheck™, PassCheck™ and other credential verification software solutions that are built on the MOST OS and are fully customizable.

CardLogix Past Projects and Customers


USA:  NSA, State Department, US Military, HHS and CIA, etc.

Global:  Canada, Israel, Iraq, Jordan, Liberia, Ethiopia, Taiwan, Nigeria, Zambia, etc.


Xerox, Ford, ERG, Volvo, ITT, Election Systems & Software, Saflok, Baxter, Zebra, IBM, LifeMed, NatHealth, Starbucks, SRP, Diebold, HP, Lexmark, Marriott, Caesar’s Palace, ARX, CineScape, Medtronic, Cable & Wireless to name just a few.

CardLogix will provide your solution, regardless of the size and requirements.  Build confidence in your chain of trust with proven CardLogix smart card technology and exceptional services.