General Information Systems

General Information Systems, based in Cambridge UK, specialises in Smartcard based products for both contact and contactless applications.

We focus on rapidly expanding markets such as payment across the internet, electronic purses e.g. Visacard, e-cash, secure access control, card-based loyalty schemes, electronic ticketing and card-based user group schemes for pseudo currencies and logical access.

The GIS product range offers:

Smartcards, Smartcard readers, Wallets, Balance readers, OEM/vending system devices and communications devices, SAM and purse server systems for Bank, and readers and validators for public transport applications.

GIS expertise includes:

Designing custom terminals, Smartcard operating systems, Silicon design, Systems design and integration, Cryptography and security regimes. In addition we have access to high volume manufacturing facility in the Far East.

Consultancy and Design
Consultancy and Design
If you do not see a system to meet your needs we can develop equipment and systems for your own specific purpose, or provide consultancy to help you evolve systems to fit your purposes.
GIS Support
GIS Support
GIS is committed to supporting its products in the field. Downloadable manuals, installation instructions, driver software and on-site support for large systems. Find out more on our support page ...
Featured Product
H460 Reader
The new H460 Contactless Smartcard Reader. A portable ISO14443 reader with built in class 10 GPRS modem for wireless communications with servers. Read more...
latest news

December 2013.

Our offices will be closed between 20 December and 2 January. May we wish all our customers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

June 2010.

GIS are pleased to announce the pre-launch of the Universal Smartcard Module (USM). A new and exciting single board computer (SBC) that combines the power of Windows CE with a fully integrated high speed dual contactless smartcard reader with up to 4 SAM slots. Read more...

December 2009

GIS announce that the Handy H440/H450 reader has gained full accreditation from ITSO for Version 2.1.3 of specification. Ron van der Hoorn, Managing Director said: "We are thrilled to have passed this significant milestone and being able to supply accredited handheld validators to our valued customers".



General Information Systems Ltd: Unit 2, The Woodlands, Barton Road, Haslingfield, Cambridgeshire CB23 1LW, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 1223 873333 - Fax: +44 1223 870303 - Email: - Registered in England No: 01969679