XTec Incorporated's Interoperable Access Control Accepts Diverse Credentials Presented by 500 Attendees at the 2013 Address

Reston, Virginia, February 15, 2013 -- XTec Incorporated provided secure, interoperable access control on Tuesday for attendees and security personnel at President Barack Obama's annual State of the Union address. XTec's XNodes and AuthentX™ physical access control readers accepted Department of Defense Common Access Cards, Department of Homeland Security PIV cards and District of Columbia government officials' PIV-interoperable credentials

"Smart card credentials within the federal government are designed to be interoperable," said Kevin Kozlowski, XTec's vice president of government initiatives. "At XTec, we've proven that not only is interoperability a reality but it can be rapid and mobile."

AuthentX Accountability stations logged 500 transactions during the course of Tuesday night's event. XTec provided similar support for the District of Columbia Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency and the District of Columbia National Guard during the recent 57th Presidential Inauguration.


XTec is a leader in secure, interoperable authentication and verification systems. XTec develops, produces and licenses enterprise-level security solutions for credentialing, access control, information systems and electronic commerce for a wide range of government and commercial uses. XTec's focus is providing a secure foundation from which customers can build secure enterprise Web-based applications and cryptographic systems. XTec is the leading systems integrator for HSPD-12 card issuance in the civilian federal government space and is recognized as a leader in both government and commercial circles for its expertise and products for credentialing, identity, secure payment and access control.