HID Global

HID Global Acquires Vizinex RFID to Expand Portfolio of High Performance Passive RFID Tags

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 Introduces OMNIKEY Secure Element, the First Offering in Planned New Embedded and Desktop Reader Portfolio

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.

Barbados Relies on HID Global to Supply Newly Designed ePassport

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 Offers its European Customers PKIaaS with Full Local Data Residency, Failover and Redundancy

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.

HID Acquires InvoTech Systems to Broaden Its Leadership

HID Global announced it has acquired InvoTech Systems. The acquisition enhances HID’s advanced textile inventory management systems offering for uniforms, linens, and laundry operations and adds to HID Global’s industry-leading RFID portfolio. The acquisition advances HID’s stature within this growing market, as InvoTech provides technology and services to clients across hundreds of properties across the globe.

HID Global’s PKI-as-a-Service (PKIaaS) Platform Simplifies Certificate Automation with Support for Microsoft Autoenrollment Protocol

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 Extends its HID IdenTrust Certificate Authority (CA) Offering to Include Timestamping-as-a-Service

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 PKIaaS Platform supports certificate ACME Protocol

HID Global announced its Public Key Infrastructure-as-a-service (PKIaaS) platform now supports the widely adopted Automated Certificate Management Environment (ACME) protocol. The industry-standard ACME protocol is purpose-built to bring single-command simplicity to the previously manual job of managing digital certificates for creating secure web connections.

HID Earns Level-1 PAD for Biometric Fingerprint Sensors

HID Global announced the TouchChip TC series of capacitive fingerprint sensors has been awarded Level 1 certification by independent third-party testing house iBeta Quality Assurance. This conformance —conducted in accordance with ISO/IEC 30107-3— affirms the HID Global biometric device functions to the highest standards, achieving 0% penetration during repeated test spoof attempts.

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 Introduces New Seos Credentials

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 Boosts Campus Safety and Efficiency for American School of Guatemala

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.

HID Global Enables Employees to Open Doors and Authenticate to Systems, Hands-Free

HID Global announced that its next-generation Seos credential technology will enable Nymi Band 3.0 users to seamlessly open doors and authenticate to systems, devices and machines. The Nymi Band is the world’s only workplace wearable wristband that, once authenticated, offers the convenience of continuously authenticating the identity of the user until it’s removed from the wrist.

HID Global Acquires Access-IS, a Leading Global Provider of Miniaturized Reader Devices

HID Global announced that it has acquired Access-IS, a leading technology provider of miniaturized reader devices that combine a number of key technologies ideal for mission-critical environments. Access-IS’s proven technology and solutions broaden HID Global’s technology portfolio, accelerate its vertical market expansion, and add new product offerings that help meet customers’ evolving needs for integrated, digitized solutions.

HID Global Brings Trust to Online and Mobile Banking at Both Traditional and All-Digital Financial Institutions

As consumers embrace the convenience of online and mobile banking at traditional and the latest all-digital financial institutions, it has become an increasingly difficult challenge to combat cybersecurity threats while complying with regulatory data-protection mandates. HID Global has solved those challenges for numerous banks as part of their digital transformations. Even with financial institutions returning to normal operating hours, many believe digital banking will grow in importance as part of ensuring business continuity.

HID Global Expands Biometric Identity Verification to Police Forces and Military Installations Around the Globe

HID Global announced the expansion of its biometrics identification management solutions to police departments and military installations around the globe. A large police force that covers a major capital city in Europe is using its HID NOMAD 30 Pocket Reader for rapid suspect identification in the field. The solution’s SDK is now available for iOS devices. This extends Bring-Your-Own-Device benefits to a wider scope of clients who seek a truly flexible and mobile single-fingerprint verification solution.

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 Launches Compact OMNIKEY 5127CK Reader Core to Further Accelerate and Broaden the Partner Ecosystem

HID Global announced the launch of its smallest embedded reader module, the OMNIKEY 5127CK Reader Core. The latest addition to the proven OMNIKEY family makes it possible for systems integrators, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and other partners to embed RFID into devices with limited physical space to accurately authenticate people, reduce fraud and protect sensitive data in a contactless way.

HID Global Extends Industry’s Broadest Portfolio of Open- Architecture Controllers for Access Control with The New HID Aero Platform

HID Global announced that it has extended its open-architecture controller line with the introduction of HID Aero. Building on the proven success of its Mercury intelligent controller platform delivering total security beyond the door, HID Aero extends flexibility and access control choices to a wide range of businesses, while future-proofing an organization’s investment as requirements change.