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 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.
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 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 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 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 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.
HID Global announced it has collaborated with software company Alutel Mobility to power employee authentication at Newmont’s polymetallic mine in northeastern Mexico. HID’s OMNIKEY readers, Seos credentials, and Alutel Mobility’s solution with RAGTAB tablets and Alutel’s mobile app, allow Newmont to safeguard and monitor multiple entry points and car access at rural and underground mine locations, which are often impossible to equip with readers and lack internet connectivity.
As organizations around the world resume operations, new requirements for creating a safe workplace for employees are driving the need to automate approaches to manage employee social distancing and conduct contact tracing. HID Global announced landmark additions to its HID Location Services IoT ecosystem that simplify and streamline managing these protocols, and drive compliance to federal, state and local requirements to help prevent workplace exposure to COVID-19.
HID Global announced its new WorkforceID platform that enables a seamless, effortless experience when using identity credentials to access physical and digital workplaces. The new ISO27001-certified identity cloud service platform simplifies how employees access what they need to do their jobs, while solving workplace and visitor security, regulatory compliance and a variety of new business challenges as employees are returning to work.
Organizations today are facing an urgent need to rapidly onboard hundreds of key employees, such as medical, nursing and other staff members, on a daily basis across multiple facilities. HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, has introduced an emergency badging solution to help manage the secure issuance and administration of staff badges and access control credentials as they navigate the current health crisis.
HID Global announced that it has been selected by Jakarta-based service office provider, Werkspace Indonesia, to power its access control system, allowing several hundred users to access their co-working space conveniently and securely. Werkspace is one of the fastest-growing co-working space providers in Jakarta, and currently serves both startups and established businesses who need professional, reliable and secure working space.
HID Global announced the launch of HID® Signo™, its signature line of readers that creates a new industry benchmark for the most adaptable, interoperable and secure approach to access control. The new readers dramatically simplify system deployment and management, meet the advanced security requirements of today’s dynamic environments and set organizations up for smarter, more connected access control.
HID Global announced it will support the industry’s passwordless authentication initiative at RSA 2020 by demonstrating converged access solutions that extend zero trust security and FIDO2 authentication across the workplace in the physical and digital worlds. The company’s solutions, including smart cards, an expanded USB key family and an updated cloud-based credential management service, are among the first to help realize the industry’s vision for a passwordless future.
HID Global showcases a new world of more seamless and secure access experiences using Ultra-Wideband technology at CES 2020. With the growing use of smartphones for mobile access plus UWB technology in place, a user can simply approach a door and opens it automatically—all without additional intervention or any intentional action from the user. The door automatically locks when the user is on the outside of the designated secure area.
HID Global announced that the government of Argentina has selected its HID goID to power the country’s digital version of its mandatory National Identity Document. The collaborative effort between HID, Argentina’s Ministry of Interior, Public Works and Housing through the National Registry of Persons (Renaper), and the Ministry of Modernization makes Argentina the first country in the world to offer a true national identity credential within a mobile app to its citizens.
HID Global announced it has expanded its digital certificate family to offer an Extended Validation Code Signing certificate that protects software from tampering and forgery. Customers who download software that has been digitally signed with the IdenTrust® TrustID® EV CS certificates can identify the source and launch its applications or other code without receiving an “Unknown Publisher” warning.
HID Global announced it has collaborated with Temenos to integrate HID’s risk-based authentication solution with Temenos Infinity and Temenos T24 Transact, the next generation in core banking. The joint offering, available on-premise or in the cloud, provides an agile, simplified path to secure digital banking, reducing the time and cost of delivering risk-based adaptive authentication, threat detection, and transaction signing on the Temenos platform.
HID Global announced it is collaborating with VMware to drive mass adoption of mobile access to digital and physical places by adding HID Mobile Access for opening buildings and doors to VMware Workspace ONE, an intelligence-driven digital workspace platform for managing any app on any device. The collaboration will make it possible for Workspace ONE users, to more securely open doors with their smartphones as part of a unified mobile experience.
HID Global has enabled BigWise to bring the security and convenience of biometrics to its retail and restaurant customers. BigWise went from concept to a pilot of its new biometric-enabled Stellar POS platform at a major customer within 30 days using the HID DigitalPersona® Fingerprint Biometric solution. Taking advantage of DigitalPersona’s intuitive biometric software development tools, BigWise added fingerprint biometrics to their POS offering in a matter of weeks.