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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 Launches USB-C Solution at RSA 2020

HID Global Launches USB-C Solution at RSA 2020

Texas-based secure identity solutions provider HID Global will be demonstrating its support for the industry’s latest passwordless FIDO2 authentication solutions at RSA 2020 in San Francisco. HID Global’s solutions — which help to realize the industry’s aim for a passwordless future in both physical and digital environments — include smart cards, an expanded USB key…

HID Global is a Finalist at the Inaugural Microsoft Security 20/20 Awards

HID Global is a Finalist at the Inaugural Microsoft Security 20/20 Awards

HID Global will be one of the finalists at the inaugural Microsoft Security 20/20 Partner Awards. Microsoft is launching the awards program to honor corporate partners that have developed security solutions that leverage Microsoft platforms and services. The nominees were selected based on technology that was developed in the past year. HID Global will compete…

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…

Argentinian National ID App Based on HID Tech

Argentinian National ID App Based on HID Tech

“Called Mi Argentina, the app essentially offers a smartphone-based replica of a given citizen’s official ID card.” HID Global has helped the Argentinian government to develop what it’s calling the world’s first mobile-based national ID credential. Called Mi Argentina, the app essentially offers a smartphone-based replica of a given citizen’s official ID card. The country’s…

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…

HID Global Finalizes De La Rue ID Acquisition

HID Global Finalizes De La Rue ID Acquisition

HID Global has completed its acquisition of De La Rue’s international identity solutions business, the company has announced. The latter company is a UK-based manufacturer of passports, bank notes, and tax stamps. When HID Global first announced its plan to buy De La Rue’s identity business back in June, the company noted the latter’s significant…

HID Global to Acquire RFID Components Supplier

HID Global to Acquire RFID Components Supplier

HID Global has established an agreement to acquire LUX-IDent, an RFID components supplier based in the Czech Republic, the company has announced. The Czech firm designs and manufactures RFID components including inlays, prelaminates, key fobs, and glass transponders, among others; and its solutions range across Low Frequency, High Frequency, Near Field Communication, and RAIN RFID…

HID Global Acquires Australian Card Maker

HID Global Acquires Australian Card Maker

HID Global has made its latest strategic acquisition, buying secure card maker Placard. Based in Melbourne, Placard is said to be Australasia’s largest secure card manufacturer, producing more than 100 million cards annually. In Australia, it is the only Secure Plastic Card maker accredited by all of the country’s major schemes. In a statement announcing…

HID Global Looks to Expand  Smart Card Business in India

HID Global Looks to Expand Smart Card Business in India

HID Global is showcasing a range of smart card solutions at this week’s 2019 Smart Cards Expo in Delhi. The highlight is the new FARGO HDP6600 high definition smart card printer and encoder, which halves the amount of time it takes to print a new ID card for a user. Other products on display include…

HID Global Acquires PKI Certificate Specialist HydrantID

HID Global Acquires PKI Certificate Specialist HydrantID

“In announcing the acquisition, HID Global framed HydrantID’s platform as a complement to its own IdenTrust digital certificate platform.” HID Global has made its latest strategic acquisition, with Salt Lake City-based HydrantID coming into the fold. The latter specializes in offering Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) solutions, primarily revolving around the issuance of digital certificates for…

HID Global Brings UWB Tech to GSX 2019

HID Global Brings UWB Tech to GSX 2019

HID Global will be showcasing its wares at booth #1503 at this week’s GSX 2019 event in Chicago. The conference runs from September 10th to 12th at McCormick Place. The offerings on display will include a range of identity and access management solutions, including the new iCLASS SE RB25F fingerprint reader and the Reader Manager…

Adobe Supports HID Global’s Digital Certificates for e-Signatures

Adobe Supports HID Global’s Digital Certificates for e-Signatures

With Adobe’s platforms being some of the most popular in the world for creating and accessing digital documents, its support for IdenTrust is an important development for HID Global. One of the world’s most popular trust services for digital documents is now supporting HID Global‘s IdenTrust digital certificates. Dubbed the Adobe Approved Trust List (AATL),…

Samsung Takes Spotlight in Mobile-heavy Week on MIDW

Samsung Takes Spotlight in Mobile-heavy Week on MIDW

It was a mobile-heavy week on Mobile ID World – at least with respect to our most popular articles. Biometric authentication proved to be an important theme among those stories, and as for individual companies in the news, Samsung spent the most time in the spotlight. That’s thanks in large part to the company’s latest…

Apple Outlines Expansive Deployments of Mobile Student ID Tech

Apple Outlines Expansive Deployments of Mobile Student ID Tech

In the wake of HID Global’s announcement that its technology would help students at South Carolina’s Clemson University to use virtual student ID cards on their iPhones and Apple Watches, Apple has revealed that it’s working to bring this functionality to many more colleges and universities this autumn. Not only Clemson University, but also Georgetown…

HID Tech to Enable iPhone Student IDs at Clemson University

HID Tech to Enable iPhone Student IDs at Clemson University

Students at South Carolina’s Clemson University will be able to use their iPhones and iPads as student IDs starting with the coming school year, thanks to technology from HID Global and its parent company, ASSA ABLOY. HID first teamed up with Apple on mobile ID technology last in June of last year, with the aim…

NXP, Samsung, Bosch, and HID Global Form FiRa Consortium to Promote UWB Tech

NXP, Samsung, Bosch, and HID Global Form FiRa Consortium to Promote UWB Tech

A group of industry leaders has formed a coalition to promote and set standards for Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technology. The founding members of the FiRa Consortium are NXP, Samsung, Bosch, and the ASSA ABLOY Group that includes HID Global. The first companies to sign on with the new organization are Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc.,…

FIDO Dominates This Week’s Top Stories

FIDO Dominates This Week’s Top Stories

There’s usually a pretty diverse range of topics encompassed in Mobile ID World’s top articles for the week, and while that’s true this time, there is also an undeniable through line: The FIDO Alliance and its standards dominate this week’s roundup of Mobile ID World’s top stories. The authentication standards body itself made news with…

HID Global Gets Security Cards and Keys FIDO2-compliant

HID Global Gets Security Cards and Keys FIDO2-compliant

“All major web browsers now support FIDO2 authentication, which means HID Global’s Crescendo keys will enable their users to access accounts with their smart cards or security keys using NFC, USB-A, or USB-C connectivity.” HID Global has upgraded its Crescendo smart cards to be compliant with the FIDO Alliance’s FIDO2 authentication standard, the company has…

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