Smart card specialist Axalto posted fourth quarter revenue of $267 million, a 5% decline over the prior year quarter, which was the strongest quarter in the Company’s history. The cards segment revenue amounted to $250 million compared to $269 million in the year-ago quarter and $207 million in the third quarter of 2005. During the fourth quarter, Axalto delivered more than 130 million microprocessor cards. In financial cards, Axalto’s revenue rose 19% year-over-year to $52 million with about 22 million cards delivered. The POS Terminals segment revenue decreased by 20% year-on-year. For complete details on Axalto’s fourth quarter performance, visit CardData ([www.carddata.com]).