Fargo to Present at Smart Card Exhibition

Minneapolis, MN (May 14, 2007) Alan Fontanella, Fargo Electronics vice president of product marketing for secure materials and peripherals, will address attendees at the 17th annual CardTechSecurTech conference at 1:45 p.m. on May 15. Fargo is a global leader in secure technologies for card identity systems.

In his presentation, Mr. Fontanella will address the foundations of secure ID issuance. The session will review how the production of fraudulent IDs can be limited by improving the ID issuance process, and by introducing visual, physical and logical security into the ID credential itself.

The CardTechSecurTech conference, hosted at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California features the themes of security and transactions with smart cards as ID tokens. Mr. Fontanella’s presentation is a part of the Foundation Level track of ID Security Technologies.

About Fargo
Founded in 1974, Fargo Electronics is a global leader in the development of secure technologies for identity card issuance systems, including secure card printer/encoders, materials and software. The company has sold more than 140,000 systems in the U.S. and over 80 other countries worldwide. Fargo card issuance systems reduce vulnerabilities and potential for loss of time, money and lives by continually improving the security of identity credentials. Fargo provides physical, information and transaction security for a wide variety of applications and industries, including government, corporate, national IDs, drivers' licenses, universities, schools and membership.

Fargo is an HID Global company. HID is a leading supplier and manufacturer in the access control industry, serving customers worldwide with proximity and contactless smart card technologies; central station managed access controllers; secure and custom card solutions; photo ID and ID application control software; and electronic cylinders. HID Global is part of the ASSA ABLOY family of companies.

Fargo is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Fargo markets its products through a global distribution network of professional security integrators. For more information about Fargo, visit www.fargo.com.