Irvine, CA, April 27, 2009 – CardLogix, a leading smart card manufacturer for Secure ID and transactions announces that it has expanded its partnership with SCM Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCMM; Prime Standard: SMY), a worldwide provider of smart card readers and chips for digital authentication.

CardLogix Smart Toolz®, M.O.S.T. Toolz®, Embedded Toolz® and middleware, including Winplex®, Printplex™ and Trakplex®, have now incorporated SCM’s readers, including the SCR series, which enables a broad range of security applications. By using these powerful technologies, smart card system developers can create a solution that will secure critical data for identity and access.

SCM has also incorporated CardLogix smart cards into its CHIPDRIVE®, MyKey™ and CHIPDRIVE Time Recording productivity solutions, which are smart card reader and software packages aimed at the small and medium-sized business market.

As a CardLogix Smart Partner, SCM is part of a worldwide network of companies who excel in hardware and software that maximizes the power and security of smart cards. Together, the two companies are working with government and business enterprises for a wide range of applications, including National ID, Employee ID, Healthcare, and Transportation. Additionally, CardLogix sells and supports SCM readers.

Powerful, Versatile Middleware

CardLogix middleware helps developers rapidly deploy solutions based on JavaCard, M.O.S.T. Card, contactless, and memory-based smart cards. Available with the Smart Toolz, M.O.S.T. Toolz and Embedded Toolz development kits, Winplex is 32-bit professional middleware that links smart cards into larger distributed management systems without the need for low-level programming. Printplex is ideal for smart badge and card encoding, and Trakplex integrates smart cards into transactional and loyalty based systems.

About CardLogix

Founded in 1994, CardLogix manufactures smart cards and software for Secure Identity, Healthcare, Loyalty, and Telecom applications. Utilizing advanced encryption and data authentication, CardLogix smart cards protect people and data throughout the world. CardLogix is a ISO 9001 quality manufacturer. For more information, please visit For more information on CardLogix middleware, please contact

About SCM Microsystems

SCM Microsystems is a leading provider of solutions that open the Digital World by enabling people to conveniently access digital content and services at home and in the marketplace. The company develops, markets and sells the industry’s broadest range of smart card reader technology for secure authentication of individuals by computers, networks and facilities. The company’s customers include OEMs, governments and enterprises worldwide. U.S. headquarters are in Fremont, California; global headquarters are in Ismaning, Germany. For additional information, please visit the SCM Microsystems website at


Note to Editors: Printplex is a trademark and Smart Toolz, M.O.S.T Toolz, Embedded Toolz, Winplex, and Trakplex are registered trademarks of CardLogix. MyKey is a trademark and CHIPDRIVE is a registered trademark of SCM Microsystems, Inc.