HID Global, in partnership with GE Hydro and Asygn, has developed a highly intelligent and robust RFID TAG solution that allows customers in the renewable energy sector to optimize availability and prevent unplanned outages. The TAG’s rugged design presents opportunities in applications with industrial-grade requirements. Located in severe environments, hydropower installations typically have aging connections between the rotor poles, which can exhibit drastic temperature rises and cause unplanned failures in production, among other challenges. In order to measure temperatures, deformation and improve monitoring reliably, GE Hydro required both an antenna and a sensor chip embedded into a rugged TAG that would not deform or fail during equipment operation.
HID Global announced it has acquired Vizinex RFID. The acquisition increases HID Global’s presence and relevance in key vertical markets including healthcare/medical, manufacturing, oil & gas, data centers, etc. and adds a key technology to HID Global’s industry-leading RFID tag portfolio. The acquisition advances HID Global’s stature within the quickly growing RFID tag market, as Vizinex RFID provides high-quality standard and custom tags to clients that help create new efficiencies, save money and improve tracking, security and authentication. Vizinex’s expertise especially lies in delivering tailor-made RFID tags that are completely integrated into and compatible with different product designs.
HID Global announced the OMNIKEY Secure Element that sets a new simplicity standard for reader manufacturers and others integrating RFID-based security technology into connected solutions. It supports applications in connected workplaces, healthcare environments, education campuses, office buildings, and more. ID Global’s OMNIKEY Secure Element will succeed the iCLASS SE Processor and is the first step toward consolidating and optimizing the company’s desktop reader and reader module offering to create a smarter, unified embedded and desktop product portfolio.
HID Global announce that it will be supplying a newly designed passport to Barbados that reflects both the country’s transition to a republic as well as its cultural elements. HID Global moved quickly to ensure that from the moment Barbados became a republic, the passports issued reflect this historic change. Barbados is considered to have the Caribbean region’s most powerful passport, according to the Henley Passport Index.
HID Global outlines and discusses important trends that are set to reshape the security industry in 2022 and beyond. With more than 30 years powering and protecting the physical and digital identities of the world’s people, places and things, HID Global is in a unique position to identify key enablers, disruptive events and game-changing developments that will shape the security landscape in 2022.
Increasingly European enterprises must comply with regulations for establishing local residency of data and security infrastructure. HID Global now delivers its Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) as a Service (PKIaaS) with high availability and redundancy via a hybrid of data centers and cloud regions operated within the EU, enabling what it expects to be a growing number of European customers to simplify regulatory compliance.
As airports navigate an uneven return to pre-pandemic operations, many of the largest are using HID SAFE for Aviation as a unified physical identity and access management solution for defending against security and safety threats while consolidating, automating, and simplifying associated administrative and regulatory processes.
HID Global announced that users of its cloud-based PKIaaS offering can now automate the lifecycle management of digital certificates used with devices managed via the Microsoft Intune mobile device and application management service. The HID solution eliminates the need for human intervention when issuing and renewing certificates that enable employees to use their mobile devices to easily access their organization’s resources through Wi-Fi networks or VPN connections, without passwords.
Automating the issuance of all enterprise public or private trusted digital certificates through a single platform reduces the risk of certificate mismanagement and associated outages. HID Global has simplified certificate automation for any Microsoft Active Directory-managed network devices with its PKI-as-a-Service (PKIaaS) platform. Customers can seamlessly issue, renew, replace or revoke certificates automatically with Microsoft Autoenrollment now that any device on the network can easily be connected with HID’s cloud-based PKIaaS via the Microsoft Autoenrollment connector.
HID Global announced that its HID Crescendo® smart card family now supports HID® iCLASS® credential technology. The cards enable users to seamlessly unlock doors, data and their computers via a single high-assurance authenticator that supports an organization’s Zero Trust security strategy.
HID Global announced that it is the world’s first ticketing solution provider with a software development kit (SDK) that is fully certified and compliant to Calypso HCE standards for secure and convenient mobile ticketing on smartphones. The certification specifies how to protect ticket data stored in the mobile device’s wallet, helping transport operators to effectively fight fraud by preventing tickets from being duplicated, transferred or altered.
HID Global launched an enterprise-grade service that enables users to verify the date and time of their electronically or digitally signed documents, code and other files. The service embeds an irrefutable date and time thereby binding the signer’s Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) digital certificate to the date and time of their signature.
HID Global, which has now met the Internet Engineering Task Force standards RFC 3161 requirements for operating as a Timestamping Authority (TSA).
HID Global announced that it has acquired Omni-ID, a leading manufacturer of RFID tags and industrial IoT hardware devices for passive and active tagging, tracking, monitoring and alerting applications. The acquisition extends HID’s market leadership in RFID technology and strengthens its presence in India and China.
Users of secure credential technologies increasingly want more choices so they can meet the specific needs of a growing variety of applications. As users of secure credential technologies seek more choices to meet the specific needs of a growing variety of applications, HID Global announces the most feature-rich implementation of the latest MIFARE DESFire EV3 credential.
HID Global announced it has delivered a redesigned ePassport booklet and document issuance software to Estonia’s Police and Border Guard Board (PPA ). The European country, known worldwide as a pioneer of electronic identity and services, recently issued the new passport booklet, making it possible for citizens renewing their travel documents to receive the new ePassport. Document holders benefit from various forward-looking features.
HID Global announced the general availability of WorkforceID™ Authentication solution, the latest addition to its cloud platform for creating a seamless, effortless experience for issuing, managing and using identity credentials in physical and digital workplaces. Workforce ID Authentication builds upon HID’s proven and widely deployed multi-factor authentication platform for consumer applications including online and mobile banking. It joins a growing suite of trusted workforce identity solutions.
HID Global announced that Antigua and Barbuda has deployed HID Integrale for CRVS to modernize the country’s civil registry system. The solution helps the country embark on a digital transformation by enabling the secure registration and reporting of life events of residents and visitors, and offers a single, true source of verifiable identity information. The Government of Antigua and Barbuda partnered with HID Global to deliver a complete civil registration and vital statistics solution.
HID Global announced it has deployed the government of Libya’s first diplomatic and special ePassport program. HID provided Libya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs with HID Integrale, a secure end-to-end solution that expedites the application and issuance processes and manages the entire ePassport lifecycle. For improved security, the redesigned and modernized booklets include a durable polycarbonate datapage and are personalized using new laser engraving and chip encryption equipment.
HID Global announced it has expanded its award-winning Seos credential family. The Seos 16K is the industry’s first credential certified to the highest IT security level established by the independent testing service provider TÜV Informationstechnik GmbH, and it features the highest memory in the series to support multi-application deployments. Seos Essential is a new, single-application credential that delivers trusted security, data protection for deployments where complex implementations are not necessary.
HID Global announced that the American School of Guatemala has selected its Seos credential technology to modernize its physical access system. The solution significantly improves campus security and traffic efficiency for students and parents and enables staff to easily issue and manage access credentials. The American School of Guatemala is a private K-12 college preparatory school in Guatemala City, Guatemala.