Costa Mesa, CA, October 9, 1996 – CardLogix, a leading provider of chip transaction cards, announced that it has developed a smart card for movie theaters that stores and replaces monetary value for the purchase of tickets, refreshments and related products and services. The Movie Gold Card was developed in order to streamline ticketing by allowing moviegoers to store and spend with the card for fast and easy entertainment. The size of a standard credit card, with the addition of a specialized Smart Module (chip) the Movie Gold Card is purchased with a preset value, for example $65, good for use at either an individual or chain of theaters. When entering the theater, the user simply inserts the card into a self-serve card reader/kiosk, much like an ATM. A touchscreen within the kiosk is provided so that the cardholder can specify the number of tickets they wish to deduct from the card, as well as the desired movie and show time. The reader then approves the purchase, deducts the value from the card and prints out ticket(s) for admission at the requested time(s).

CardLogix has also developed Movie Magic software for use with the touchscreen and reader/kiosk that will transform them and the card into a complete system. The system allows the customer to preview current and future attractions, buy merchandise and purchase additional cards. The chip-based intelligence of the Movie Gold Card will allow the system to collect targeted information on each moviegoer and tailor kiosk information and special offers to user tastes.

Emil Nastri, vice president of CardLogix, says that the Movie Gold Card and system creates a “win/win” situation for both the owners and customers of movie theaters across the nation. “The card adds convenience and a sense of personal treatment for each moviegoer and builds loyalty and business for the theater.” For example, the system can track the type of movie most often viewed by a customer and issues a credit for similar-subject video rentals at a cooperating merchant.

“This is a powerful marketing tool that theaters as well as their business partners can use to profile the market and increase business in a targeted way that customers will appreciate”. Nastri added that in addition to selling the Movie Gold Card, CardLogix is issuing development kits to customers with Movie Magic software for use with the card so that they can customize their system kiosks to fit their individual market needs. Kiosk manufacturer RTC and reader manufacturer American Magnetics are prepared to support the Movie Gold Card and Movie Magic system and make kiosks and card readers readily available.

About CardLogix Corporation

CardLogix is a full-service card manufacturer and software developer specializing in smart card technology and secure digital technologies for system integrators, governments and businesses around the world. CardLogix sales consultants examine unique needs for card constructions and end-to-end system integrations. CardLogix offers graphic design services for primary card artwork and security graphics, chip embedding, chip initialization and encoding, and graphic personalization options such as serialized laser engraving.

For more information, contact marcom@cardlogix.com or call +1.949.393.5691.

###

Related Products

  • Sale!
    • Card design and encoding software
    • Windows & Mac compatible
    • Multiple levels for the procurement of the best software for your application
    • Biometric capabilities
    • Encoding with Magnetic stripe, Mifare and Desfire
    • Print QR, 1D & 2D barcodes
    • Easily upgradable
    • Works with most card printers and models (Canon, CIAAT, CIM, Dai Nippon Printing, Dascom, Datacard, Matica, Evolis, Gprintec, HID Fargo, Hiti, IDP, Intersider, JVC, NBS, Nisca, Pointman, Polaroid, Magicard, SISS Technology, Zebra). Please check the list of model in our document section
    • Dual-Frequency – Supports 125 kHz and 13.56 MHz contactless credentials
    • Multi-Protocol – ISO/IEC14443, ISO/IEC15693, ISO/IEC 18092 NFC
    • Interoperable – Supports major card ICs, standards, and technologies
    • USB human interface device (HID) keyboard emulation
    • TAA Compliant
    • Dual-Frequency – Supports 125 kHz and 13.56 MHz contactless credentials
    • Multi-Protocol – ISO/IEC14443, ISO/IEC15693, ISO/IEC 18092 NFC
    • Interoperable – Supports major card ICs, standards, and technologies
    • Flexible – Adjust to suit your needs with our configuration tool
    • TAA Compliant
  • The Thales Gemalto AT10K is the latest in the Document Reader product line.  It inspect, authenticate or capture data from electronic travel and identity documents quickly and reliably with the Gemalto Document Reader AT10K.

    Designed for use in demanding border management scenarios, it also serves banking, hospitality, travel and any other industries where you need accurate and reliable document and ID verification and reading. The design of the Gemalto AT10K is based on detailed and exhaustive analysis of field experience and numerous deployed projects. With a new “landing lights” LED feedback arrangement and document hold down clip it naturally encourages the correct placement and use of the reader, regardless if the user is left or right handed, maximizing first time read rate for faster customer processing.

    Comprehensive Software Features
    • Uses the same API interface as other Gemalto document readers using Gemalto Document Reader SDK
    • Flexible software interface allows host application to select which illumination sources to use, image type, image compression, photo extraction, reflection or ambient light elimination, color enhancement, which data groups to read, etc.
    • Simple high level API for quick program development or detailed low level API for fine control of all reader functions. SDK provides full configuration API
    • Contactless IC reading for ePassports (LDS 1.7 & 1.8) including basic access control (BAC), passive/active authentication (PA/AA), Chip Authentication (CA), Terminal Authentication (TA), extended access control (EAC v1/v2), supplementary access control (SAC) and PACE-CAM are supported. The SDK provides writing capability using APDUs
    • Contactless IC reading for eDL & iDL (electronic driving licenses) up to DG14 including basic access control (BAP v1), Password Authenticated Connection Establishment (PACE), passive/active authentication (PA/AA), Chip Authentication (CA), Terminal Authentication (TA), supplementary access control (SAC) and extended access control (EAC v1) are supported

    • Full SDK including DLLs, code examples, utilities and demonstration programs. Can be used with Visual C++®, Java® and Microsoft® .NET Framework for Visual Basic® .NET and Visual C#® Reading Capability
    The Gemalto Document Reader AT10K reads the following documents:
    ICAO compliant documents in near infrared (IR) per ICAO 9303 specification
    • One line Driving Licenses in near infrared (IR) per ISO18013 part 2 specification
    • 1D barcodes (2 of 5 interleaved, 2 of 5 industrial, Code 128, Code 39, EAN-8 and EAN-13)
    • 2D barcodes used on BCBP and other documents (PDF 417, QR Code®, DataMatrix™ and Aztec formats) from paper documents and many mobile devices
    Illumination.

    The reader illuminates documents in multiple wavelengths:
    • Near IR B900: 880nm, +/-5%
    • White visible: 430-700nm
    • Ultraviolet (UVA): 365nm

    Features
    • Reads and images multiple types of documents in Visible, Infrared
    and Ultra-violet light using 36-bit color and true-color
    image matching technology
    • High resolution 550 dpi option includes high speed USB 3.1
    Type-C™ host port enabling fast image captures2
    • Reads documents and barcodes placed at any rotation on the
    glass and presents images correct way up based on features
    in document
    • Anti-glare technology eliminates image artifacts due to laminate
    or OVDs
    • OCR data capture of the Machine Readable Zone (MRZ)
    • Auto-triggering of document capture – presence of document is
    automatically detected
    • Hoodless operation in many environments (kiosk mode)
    • User removable hood and optional document spine hold down
    clip provide flexibility for the user to operate in their preferred
    style
    • Internally sealed optical chamber prevent dust ingress
    • Low scratch, low-iron, fully bonded glass with oleophobic
    coating for low maintenance & easy cleaning
    • Chemically Strengthened Glass without Oleophobic coating
    option for advanced durability
    • Powered from USB or external power supply
    • Complete access to OCR data and images captured via
    Software Development Kit (SDK)
    • Access to images as BMP, PNG or JPEG format
    • Windows® 7, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10, macOS and
    Linux® compatible1
    • Integrated USB 2.0 Hub – 2 ports for external peripherals

Related Articles

FEITIAN ePass3000 token supports OpenSC

June 15th, 2021|

Sep 5th, 2008 -- OpenSC project provides universal programming interfaces for smart card across different operating systems like Linux, Mac OS X and Windows. To improve the product performance and compatibility of ePass3000, FEITIAN published the OpenSC driver for ePass3000