Access Control

HID Offers FARGO Solution to Help Organizations Meet Credentialing Requirements

HID Offers FARGO Solution to Help Organizations Meet Credentialing Requirements

HID Global is trying to help organizations that are struggling to keep up with their credentialing requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic. To that end, the company is now offering an emergency badging solution that will allow healthcare providers, government agencies, and other essential organizations to issue and manage badges during the crisis. The package comes…

Suprema Mobile Access Transforms Smartphones into Digital Credentials

Suprema Mobile Access Transforms Smartphones into Digital Credentials

Suprema has unveiled a new contactless access control solution. Dubbed Suprema Mobile Access, the app-based solution turns an employee’s smartphone into a digital credential that can be used to gain access to buildings and other secure areas. With Suprema Mobile Access, organizations can use the Suprema AirFob Portal to remotely manage all of the credentials…

HID Global and Fidesmo Bring Seos Credentials to Wearable Devices

HID Global and Fidesmo Bring Seos Credentials to Wearable Devices

HID Global has teamed up with Fidesmo to improve the utility of wearable devices. The partnership specifically concerns HID Global’s Seos credentialing technology, which Fidesmo will be integrating into secure element (SE) chips that can then be deployed in wearable devices to enable a variety of different applications. In that regard, the two companies called…

Proxy to Expand Identity Signal Solution Following $42M Series B Round

Proxy to Expand Identity Signal Solution Following $42M Series B Round

San Francisco-based Proxy has announced it has raised $42 million in a Series B funding round led by Scale Venture Partners, and with participation from existing investors Kleiner Perkins and Y Combinator. Proxy aims to use the financing to fuel a rapid expansion of its identity signal solution, while growing its international footprint across Asia,…

HID Global Releases New Signo Line of Access Control Readers

HID Global Releases New Signo Line of Access Control Readers

HID Global has released a new Signo line of access control readers. The new readers were built with an eye towards interoperability, and are consequently compatible with more than a dozen physical and mobile credentialing technologies. As a result, organizations can use the readers with their current credentialing system, and keep the same readers if…

HID Global Welcomes New President and CEO

HID Global Welcomes New President and CEO

HID Global has announced that Björn Lidefelt is taking over as the company’s new President and CEO. Lidefelt is a new addition to the team at HID Global, but he arrives after a stint as the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) at ASSA ABLOY, which is HID Global’s parent company. “Björn has had a very successful…

Demystifying Biometric Smart Card Misconceptions with IDEX Biometrics on the ID Talk Podcast

Demystifying Biometric Smart Card Misconceptions with IDEX Biometrics on the ID Talk Podcast

November was Biometric Smart Cards Month at Mobile ID World, so on the latest episode of the ID Talk Podcast, host Peter Counter spoke with David Orme, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for IDEX Biometrics, about the misconceptions around biometric payment cards. IDEX Biometrics is completely focused on developing useful, functional, and affordable…

HID Global and VMware Launch Digital and Physical Mobile Access Platform

HID Global and VMware Launch Digital and Physical Mobile Access Platform

HID Global and VMware are joining forces to create a comprehensive physical and digital mobile access control platform. The new solution combines HID Global’s Mobile Access with VMware’s Workspace ONE, a network management tool that allows enterprises to secure any device or app being used in the workplace. HID Mobile Access, meanwhile, is an access…

CardLogix Brings New IDBX Smart Card Platform to ID4Africa

CardLogix Brings New IDBX Smart Card Platform to ID4Africa

“IDBX is a customizable hardware and software bundle that allows companies to capture and encode biometric information and then use it to print their own biometric smart cards.” CardLogix is following up on the announcement of its new IDBX Biometric Smart Card Issuance System with a live demonstration at ID4Africa in Johannesburg. The company is…

New CardLogix Bundle Has Everything Needed to Issue Biometric Smart Cards

New CardLogix Bundle Has Everything Needed to Issue Biometric Smart Cards

“In a matter of minutes, a user can capture a person’s face, fingerprints, irises, signature, and biographic information then encode and print that data to a contact or contactless smart card.” – Tom Hope, Director of Sales, CardLogix CardLogix is releasing a comprehensive hardware and software kit that will make it easier for companies to…

Imprivata and Microsoft Team Up for Healthcare Access Management

Imprivata and Microsoft Team Up for Healthcare Access Management

“The single sign-on solution should ease the transition to Electronic Medical Records, and is also secure enough to meet the DEA’s requirements for electronic prescriptions.” Imprivata has partnered with Microsoft to launch a new cloud-based identity and access management solution that will simplify workflows for healthcare providers. Dubbed Healthcare Seamless SSO, the new platform leverages…

HID’s New Augmented Reality Tool Offers Virtual Instructions for Installers

HID’s New Augmented Reality Tool Offers Virtual Instructions for Installers

“…HID says it will introduce additional capabilities to the AR tool to help organizations take full advantage of information modelling, and to enhance communications between on-site workers and remote teams.” HID Global is looking to make life easier for installers of its access control solutions with a cutting-edge new Augmented Reality solution. Called the “HID…

ISC West: Six Top Turnstile Makers to Showcase HID’s Mobile Access Tech

ISC West: Six Top Turnstile Makers to Showcase HID’s Mobile Access Tech

“Leveraging mobile and cloud technologies at every access point, from turnstiles and elevators to doors, is a crucial part of creating a truly connected security experience in today’s smart building.” – Michael Chaudoin, Vice President, Product Management and Marketing, Extended Access Technologies business unit, HID Global HID Global has engineered quite a coup for this…

Intersec 2019: HID Global Unveils Cloud Platform for Mobile Access

Intersec 2019: HID Global Unveils Cloud Platform for Mobile Access

“…it enables administrators to remotely manage mobile ID subscriptions on the fly, allowing them to easily issue and revoke credentials to employees.” With the Intersec Dubai 2019 security solutions expo currently underway, HID Global has unveiled a new cloud-based platform aimed at helping organizations to integrate mobile ID technology into the access control infrastructure. Called…

Tuya Smart Announces Face-Scanning Doorbell, Access Control Solutions

Tuya Smart Announces Face-Scanning Doorbell, Access Control Solutions

Another player has entered the ‘smart doorbell’ market: Tuya Smart, a firm with offices in Guangdong, Hangzhou, and California, has taken the occasion of CES 2019 to announce its AI Video Doorbell. The doorbell uses a built-in camera to identify familiar faces that have been added to a ‘whitelist’ of authorized visitors, and can send…

Civic’s Mobile ID App Integrated Into C-CURE 9000 Access Control Platform

Civic’s Mobile ID App Integrated Into C-CURE 9000 Access Control Platform

“Civic says that its Civic App uses biometric authentication, and that customer information is securely stored on a blockchain ledger.” San Francisco-based Civic has announced that its Secure ID Platform, or “SIP”, will be integrated with Johnson Controls’ C-CURE 9000 Security and Event Management Systems access control solution. The integration will allow properties using C-CURE…

HID Mobile Access Enables High-Tech Access Control at Spark Building

HID Mobile Access Enables High-Tech Access Control at Spark Building

“Skanska’s integration of HID Mobile Access into their mobile platform is a perfect example of how organizations are leveraging the power of mobile credentials and the cloud to realize the full potential of creating a connected and more intuitive experience for their users, while increasing security at the same time.” -Hilding Arrehed, Vice President of Cloud…

Student IDs Coming to Apple Wallet

Student IDs Coming to Apple Wallet

Apple is delving into mobile access control, in collaboration with HID Global and ASSA ABLOY. The companies are developing a mobile ID solution that will essentially create a virtual smart card for students in the Apple Wallet app. The virtual student ID card is designed to take advantage of NFC technology, allowing students to open…

Goodix is Once Again Vivo’s In-Display Tech Supplier for the Nex S

Goodix is Once Again Vivo’s In-Display Tech Supplier for the Nex S

Goodix is the supplier behind the in-display fingerprint sensor technology of Vivo’s latest flagship smartphone, the China-based biometrics specialist has announced. Officially unveiled this week, the Vivo Nex S is the third device from Vivo to feature in-display technology, after the pioneering Vivo X20 Plus UD launched in China near the start of the year,…

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