Verification Device determines Green Card authenticity.

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Designed for employers, law enforcement, and state/federal agencies, Green Card Authenticator authenticates US Permanent Resident Card (Green Card). It provides 3 levels of assurance: confirms or questions authenticity of card; verifies whether authentic card is still valid; and reads/displays facial image, name, gender, date of birth, and nationality of legitimate cardholder on standard PC screen. Printed record of results is automatically generated for future reference if required.



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LaserCard Corporation Helps Employers Resolve Critical Problem of Employment Eligibility



MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 23 - LaserCard Corporation (NASDAQ:LCRD), a leading supplier of secure ID credentials used in biometric identification, today announced the introduction of its "Green Card Authenticator," the ultimate support to employers, law enforcement, and state and federal agencies seeking to authenticate the U.S. Permanent Resident Card, commonly referred to as the "Green Card."

The Green Card is probably the most famous - and most sought after - identity card in the world. It confirms the holder's right to permanently reside and work in the United States. LaserCard Corporation is proud to be the manufacturer of this highly-counterfeit resistant card which includes some of the most sophisticated overt and covert security features available today.

The Green Card Authenticator provides three levels of assurance. The first is to confirm or question the authenticity of the card; the second is to verify whether an authentic card is still valid; and the third is to read and display on a standard PC screen the facial image, name, gender, date of birth, and nationality of the legitimate cardholder. A printed record of the results is automatically generated for future reference if required.

"Following the recent demise of immigration reform legislation, Secretary of Homeland Security, Michael Chertoff expressed regret that DHS would not receive additional funding to support employers in their need to verify the right of prospective employees to work in the United States," said Richard Haddock, President & CEO, of LaserCard. "With DHS becoming much more proactive in worksite raids and enforcement, honest and diligent employers across the U.S. are looking for a means to verify the employability of foreign job applicants. LaserCard Corporation is pleased to be able to contribute to these efforts by providing employers and government agencies with authentication technology for U.S. Permanent Resident Cards," added Mr. Haddock.

Pricing and Availability

The Green Card Authenticator is priced at $1,495 in single units. It is available immediately from LaserCard Corporation. See lasercard.com/products.php?key=157 for detailed product and ordering information.

About LaserCard Corporation

LaserCard Corporation, a leader in secure ID solutions, manufactures and markets LaserCard(R) optical memory cards, LaserPASS(TM) Optical/RFID cards and chip-ready Optical/Smart(TM) cards, all featuring Optical IDLock(TM) technology, and other advanced-technology secure identification cards. The Company's secure ID cards are used in countries around the world, including the United States, Canada, Italy, India and the Middle East for demanding requirements such as border security, immigration and national identification. In addition, the Company provides optical card read/write drives, optical card system software, card-related ID subsystems and card issuance enabling services. The Company operates a wholly-owned German subsidiary, Challenge Card Design Plastikkarten GmbH, which manufactures specialty cards, and markets cards, system solutions, and card personalization printers under the CCD and Cards & More brands.

CONTACT: Stephen D. Price-Francis, VP Business Development of LaserCard Corporation, +1-631-385-7135

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