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HID Global Uses Bluetooth Fobs to Enforce Social Distancing

HID Global Uses Bluetooth Fobs to Enforce Social Distancing

HID Global has augmented its HID Location Services with a new Workplace Safety application that will help enforce social distancing protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic. The solution utilizes the company’s Bluetooth Low Energy HID BEEKS Aware fobs, which can be used to gauge the distance between two people who are carrying a fob or a BEEKS…

HID Global’s Malta Facility Gets Three ISO Certifications

HID Global’s Malta Facility Gets Three ISO Certifications

HID Global has achieved ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and ISO 14298 certifications for its manufacturing facility in Malta. All three certifications were awarded in the past five months, and indicate that the site meets the ISO standards for quality, environmental practices, and security, respectively. The Malta facility has shipped more than 70 million identity documents…

HID Global Unveils Cloud-Based WorkforceID Services

HID Global Unveils Cloud-Based WorkforceID Services

HID Global has unveiled a new cloud-based credentialing platform dubbed WorkforceID. The portfolio is ISO 27001-certified, and includes a number of different services that can be used for digital and physical access control and visitor management. In that regard, WorkforceID is essentially an upgraded version of the HID SAFE access management software. HID Global used…

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…

HID Global, Keyfactor Team Up on Digital Certificate Management for the Enterprise

HID Global, Keyfactor Team Up on Digital Certificate Management for the Enterprise

HID Global has teamed up with Keyfactor, bringing its IdenTrust digital certificates to the latter’s Keyfactor platform. The latter is designed to allow administrators to track and manage digital certificates across the enterprise. Such digital certificates are used to establish trusted connections between a user’s computer or browser and the servers or sites that they…

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…

Gartner Names HID Global as a Leader in Indoor Location Services

Gartner Names HID Global as a Leader in Indoor Location Services

Gartner has identified HID Global as a leading provider of indoor location services. More specifically, Gartner has placed HID Global in the Leaders quadrant in its 2020 Magic Quadrant report on global Indoor Location Services, making HID Global the first company to receive such a distinction. HID Global was listed in the Challenger quadrant in…

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…

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