MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - Drexler Technology Corp., which makes high-density optical memory cards, said it has received a $6.8 million order from the Department of State and the Immigration and Naturalization Service.Drexler said it would deliver about 250,000 of its sequentially numbered LaserCards in each of the first eight or nine months of the year for the Laser Visa border-crossing program and for green card immigrants.

The cards can handle a wide range of identification and authentication technologies as desired, including digitized photographs or signatures, biometric data, digital certificates, and cryptographic keys.

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