Campus Cards, College and University Identification and Security

ColorID appoints David Stallsmith as product manager, Advanced Technology Cards

Wednesday, March 1, 2006

ColorID, which supplies ID systems to the campus card industry, has named David Stallsmith to lead its Advanced Technology Cards Initiative, a new project designed to help the company’s customers integrate such technologies as biometrics, single sign-on, server-based authentication and data encryption.

ColorID creates new focus on Advanced Technology Cards

CORNELIUS, NC– ColorID, LLC announced it has hired David Stallsmith to head up its Advanced Technology Cards initiative, including prox, iCLASS, Mifare, DESFire and contact smart cards.

ColorID is introducing an array of solutions which will enable its customers to use their ID badges to log on to their computers and networks. David will manage the integration of technologies to provide customers with a range of applications such as server-based authentication, single sign-on, biometrics and data encryption. He will also continue to advance ColorID’s significant proximity and contactless card offerings.

Gary Smith, President of ColorID stated, “There are currently a multitude of card, software and biometric products available from many different manufacturers and vendors. David will work to find the best solutions available for our customers. We are excited to have him join the ColorID team”.

David attended the University of Cincinnati and graduated with Honors from the New England Conservatory. He was also a professor at Lawrence University and has owned his own business.

ColorID is one of the world’s leading ID system suppliers to the campus card industry. ColorID’s products are used in “One Card” systems, access and control systems, computer networks, point of sales systems and loyalty systems. ColorID supplies a full line of ID products including ID stations, ID printers, system software, ID ribbons, proximity cards, pre-printed cards, blank cards, smart contact cards, logical access solutions and ID badge accessories. ColorID also offers full support and installation services on the entire product line. ColorID supports products by Fargo, Eltron, Zebra, DataCard, HID, Indala, AccessID and many other manufacturers. Contact ColorID at 704-987-2238 or toll free in Canada and the US at 888-682-6567. Visit ColorID on the web at: or email at[end] 

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