General Information Systems

General Information Systems, based near 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 including hardware and software, Smartcard operating systems, Silicon design, Systems design and integration, Cryptography and security regimes. In addition we have access to high volume manufacturing facilities 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 services 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
H440M Reader
The new H440M Contactless Smart card Reader. A portable ISO14443 reader with built in class 10 GPRS modem for wireless communications with remote servers. Read more...
latest news

Feb 2016


GIS presents their new range of Handy 600 contactless smartcard readers based on Samsung Smartphone technology with the first 2 models based on Samsung Note4 and Samsung S5Neo. In addition to an ISO14443-A/B interface, the device has a 2D barcode scanner, an ID0 SAM slot and a large Lithium battery to give 15hr plus of continuous use.



General Information Systems Limited: 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