BSI2000, Inc. announced it has filed a patent application that covers the use of optical bankcards for a wide variety of financial applications.
The application has 23 claims and covers methods and processes for executing and tracking financial transactions such as savings accounts, cash transfers, payroll distributions, loans and mortgages, insurance programs and bill payments with optical cards. Security issues regarding biometric authentication of customers, crypto protection of financial information residing on optical cards and on-card transaction audit trails are extensively covered.
Titled “Optical Banking Card,” the application includes by reference two previous patent applications filed by BSI2000 — “Optical Card Based System for Individualized Tracking and Record Keeping” and “Cryptographically Secure Transactions with Optical Cards.”
BSI2000 President Jack Harper said, “This new patent application provides extensive coverage and protection for our MicroBanker 2000(TM) system that we are developing initially for rural markets in South Africa. We have designed the system to provide secure and economical 21st century banking services to the hundreds of millions of people all over the world that live in cash and barter economies. This includes people not just in South Africa but also in India, China, Pakistan, Indonesia and many other countries. We are aggressively strengthening our intellectual property base in this area in a way that we believe is building a fundamental and valuable asset for our shareholders.”
An investment profile on BSI2000 may be found at
Based in Lakewood, Colorado, BSI2000, Inc. is working to become a global leader in optical card-based security systems. The company has developed patent pending technology for identifying, authenticating and tracking people and their activities in a wide variety of applications. The company’s systems involve sophisticated and proprietary use of optical card technology as well as cryptology and artificial intelligence.
The company’s Crypto 2000 system is the only optical card system that provides the sufficient level of security required for financial transactions. Crypto 2000 elevates optical card data security to a highly secure Federal Government level. The company has filed a multi-faceted patent that should protect the special crypto hardware, software and cryptographic protocol that make up Crypto 2000.
In addition to potentially significant applications for homeland and business security, the systems are highly applicable for national identity systems, personal medical and prescription records, banking, travel and fitness. The company has high-level clearances for sensitive government work. More information on the company can be found at . For investor relations information, contact Frank Hawkins or Julie Marshall, Hawk Associates at (305) 852-2383. Email: [email protected] Media contact Kelly Cinelli, CWR Partners, email [email protected] or call (508) 222-4802. For BSI2000 information, contact Jack Harper at (303) 231-9095. Detailed information about BSI2000 can be found on the website . Copies of BSI2000 press releases, current level II price quotes, interactive and Java stock charts and other valuable information for investors may be found on the websites and .