CardLogix Releases New Java Card(TM) for Next Generation Wireless Authentication

New Orleans, LA, March 17, 2003 – CardLogix, a leading provider of smart cards and software, today announced a Java™ SIM smart card to make development for wireless handset applications easier and more secure. The CardLogix CLXSU256KH8/EG-JV SIM smart card features a powerful embedded microprocessor and the Java 2.1.1 Card Operating System. The SIM card enables operators to authenticate users and host a variety of interactive, graphical and secure wireless applications. CardLogix made the announcement from the CTIA Wireless Show, where it is showing the card in Booth# 3734.

This card is the latest in a complete line of microprocessor cards from CardLogix, incorporating multi- functionality with a high degree of data security. The CardLogix SIM card is in step with next generation 3G wireless requirements. The Java Card development environment allows operators and third party developers to develop and rapidly deploy new applications in response to consumer demand for increased functionality, versatility and privacy. By 2004, a predicted 152 million Java Card-enabled handsets will ship worldwide, climbing to 450 million in 2007, according to the Zelos Group.

The card OS fully supports the Global Platform 2.1 and 3GPP TS 03.19 SIM Toolkit Release 1999 applet standards and complies with GSM 11.11, 11.12 and 11.14, including low power idle and power down modes.

Samples of the CardLogix SIM smart card are available now. For more information, contact CardLogix at or (949) 380-1312.

CardLogix is a leading U.S.-based provider of smart card platforms for the secure transaction of data and value. The CardLogix smart card technology platform is the basis for innovative applications throughout the world in wireless, healthcare, security, finance and entertainment.