Craig Sandness

HID Launches Card Personalization Solution to Streamline Mediterranean Passenger Line Rewards Program

HID Global announced that maritime company Attica Group has selected its HID FARGO DTC4500e High Capacity Card Printer & Encoder to optimize its loyalty program kiosks. The solution improves the user experience by instantly personalizing high-quality full-color membership cards and supports the continuous issuance needs of the loyalty program. In partnership with local IT company CubeIQ Limited, Attica Group installed user-friendly Seasmiles kiosks on 19 passenger ferries.

HID Global Supplies Republic of Estonia with Next-Generation ePassport Solution

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 Civil Registry Solution Advances Antigua and Barbuda’s Transformation to a Digital Society

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.

Libya Selects HID Global to Launch First ePassport Program

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’s Breakthrough Inkjet Printer Introduces Personalized Credential Capabilities to Broader Markets

HID Global announced HID FARGO INK1000 printer and encoder, the industry’s first thermal inkjet solution that brings secure, personalized credential issuance to entry- and mid-level markets. HID’s latest printer innovation is the first to offer inkjet technology to the global desktop card printer market, enabling cost-effective, high-quality credentials and eliminating the need for specialized card media.

HID Global Introduces HID ELEMENT For Superior Quality, High-Volume Industrial and Financial Card Printing

HID Global unveiled its new HID ELEMENT product line, the industry’s first heavy-duty, fully modular desktop-based card personalization portfolio that establishes a new category for mid-range and high-volume market segments. The portfolio’s enhanced card production capabilities, flexible system architecture and cost-effective deployment model empower organizations to create custom secure ID and financial card production solutions.

HID Global Streamlines Student ID Issuance and Increases Security at the University of Connecticut

HID Global announced that the University of Connecticut (UConn) has selected its Seos smart cards and HID FARGO Connect secure issuance solution to optimize student services and strengthen security across its five-campus network. The HID FARGO Connect cloud-based platform enables UConn to decentralize ID issuance and eliminate student wait times, while Seos technology eliminates the vulnerabilities of its legacy system.

HID Global Helps Put ID Cards and Documents into the Hands of Millions Throughout Africa

The latest additions to HID Global’s portfolio address the challenges African nations face in issuing credentials to remote locations while also serving high-volume needs of large metropolitan areas. The company’s HID FARGO Connect solution enables ID cards to be issued from anywhere and any device via a web interface in a trusted environment, changing the paradigm for governments whose citizens live in distant, hard-to-reach locations with limited infrastructure.