WASHINGTON - The General Services Administration, which has taken on the tough task of getting government agencies to adopt chip technology, is making progress but has far to go.

In May the GSA awarded contracts to five vendors that will start issuing chip-based common access identification cards to government agencies. The five vendors include KPMG Peat Marwick, which is working with U.S. Bancorp, and Logicon Inc., which is working with Citigroup Inc..

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