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AVISIAN Publishing produces a suite of industry-defining publications covering the major vertical markets of identification technology. Regarding ID Magazine (re:ID) and CR80News Magazine are the flagship print products. A highly regarded series of online publications serve a worldwide audience:,,,,,,,, and

Avisian’s team of writers and bloggers is led by individuals with real-world ID experience. With a subscriber base exceeding 30,000 professionals across 40 countries and online visitor sessions surpassing 250,000 each month, the publications are the “go-to” source for each rapidly growing industry vertical.

Chris Corum, Publisher and Executive Editor

An extensive background in journalism complements Chris’ fifteen-year ID technology background. Extensive work with issuers and developers of smart card and secure ID products led to the formation of AVISIAN Inc. He has experienced the ID technology revolution from numerous angles as a vendor marketing the technologies, an analyst advising state agencies on their utilization, and an editor covering the industry. Chris did both his undergraduate and master’s work in Information Technology Marketing and has completed all coursework for a Ph.D. in Communication.

Zack Martin, Editor

A tech-savvy editor and reporter with more than 12-years experience in emerging technologies publishing, Zack brings a strong focus in government and enterprise ID programs to AVISIAN. Prior editorial roles with industry publications such as IDNewswire, Card Technology, and Card Marketing add to Zack’s unique market insight. He is a graduate of DePaul University’s journalism program.

Andy Williams, Associate Editor

A career journalist with extensive newspaper and trade experience, Andy began exploring ID technology subjects in 2001. He brings a strong legislative background to the editorial team gained during his years covering national and state politics. He is a graduate of the journalism department at the University of Florida.

Contributing Editors

  • Daniel Butler
  • Seamus Egan
  • Liset Cruz
  • Ryan Kline
  • Jay Swift

Contact Information

AVISIAN Publishing
315 E. Georgia Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32301
Phone: 850-391-2273
Fax: 850-222-4477
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