After winning the contract from Hungary’s Public Transportation, LaserCard announced that initial deliveries of the International Certification Card have begun. LaserCard is to supply Hungary professional drivers with a an optical security card containing facial imagery, biometrics and demographic information.
The card will be issued by the Hungarian government to bus drivers, truck drivers, ship captains and airline pilots, who drive or pilot Hungarian registered commercial vehicles internationally. The Hungarian government wants to more efficiently secure its borders.
It is estimated that the Hungarian government will purchase certification cards from LaserCard valued at about $4 million over the next six years.