A partnership between campus card provider SmartCentric and Integrated Engineering allows SmartCentric to offer contactless biometric access capabilities on the same card, giving its customers the ability to control access to restricted areas.
Dublin, Ireland and West Palm Beach, Florida–SmartCentric Technologies International Ltd (SmartCentric), the leading provider of smart card systems in the campus market, has partnered with Integrated Engineering, leading powerhouse in contactless smart card solutions, to provide the SmartCity Biometric Contactless Smart Card Physical Access Application.
Kieran Timmins, CEO of SmartCentric Technologies is very pleased with the new partnership. “Biometric access control is a key requirement in the marketplace today. SmartCentric has increasingly been offering biometric solutions to customers who require higher levels of security to restrict access to PCs or for high value payments. The partnership with Integrated Engineering extends that offering to combine physical access, on the same card, allowing our customers to control access to restricted areas, on the same card.
Jan-Peter Hulsker, Managing Director of Integrated Engineering commented, “We are looking forward to working closely with SmartCentric. Our joint secure biometric solution offers customers the ability to increase their security level and keep cardholders safe. We are confident that we will build a strong partnership together.”
About SmartCentric Technologies International Limited
SmartCentric Technologies International is a specialist technology company focused on secure payments and transactions and multi-application smart card systems. SmartCentric’s flagship product, SmartCity, was originally developed by the SmartCentric team in the early 1990’s and has evolved into a trusted worldwide card solution. SmartCityr is a Multi-Application Smart Card based system which has many wide-ranging uses, such as stored value, loyalty, gift cards, logical access, physical access, biometrics, car parking and ticketing. SmartCityr is based on international standards and is teamed with best of breed industry partners to deliver leading edge technology and first class client friendly solutions. SmartCityr has been used in over 90 sites worldwide with over 5 million cards issued in diverse sites such as colleges, government offices, military establishments, banks, cities, towns, shopping areas, and stadiums.