OTI RECEIVES $4 MILLION IN ORDERS TO SUPPORT ECUADOR’S NATIONAL EID PROGRAM
Most Orders to be Fulfilled in 2013
Rosh Pina, Israel, December 13, 2012 - On Track Innovations Ltd., (OTI) (NASDAQ-GM: OTIV), a global leader in contactless smart card solutions, announced today that it has received new orders totaling $4 million, in support of Ecuador’s national eID program.
The new orders cover infrastructure, as well as support and maintenance agreement for the coming year.
This is a new and follow-on order which adds to orders received since 2009 from Ecuador’s national eID program, which is part of the country’s effort to modernize and improve the security of its electronic ID cards.
OTI’s secured ID solution supports both online and offline communication, thereby allowing every citizen, living in cities and rural areas, to apply for an ID card regardless of the area’s communication infrastructure. This user-friendly solution is designed to provide maximum accuracy and security.
“We are pleased to continue our support of Ecuador’s National eID program through this order for additional equipment and maintenance support. The success of this program is highlighted by its ongoing expansion since its launch,” stated Oded Bashan, Chairman of OTI. “This is an important program for OTI’s SmartID solution, as it demonstrates our ability to successfully support a country’s national identification program with our complete and highly secure offering.”
About On Track Innovations Ltd. (www.otiglobal.com)
On Track Innovations Ltd. (“OTI”) designs, develops and markets ID-credentialing, payment and loyalty applications based on its extensive patent and IP portfolio. OTI combines standards-compliant and state-of-the-art, contactless microprocessor-based technologies and enabling hardware with proprietary software applications to deliver high performance, end-to-end solutions that are secure, robust and scalable. OTI solutions have been deployed around the world to address homeland security, national ID, medical ID, contactless payment and NFC solutions, loyalty applications, petroleum payment, parking and mass transit ticketing. OTI markets and supports its solutions through a global network of regional offices and alliances.
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