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Mercury MP Controller Fact Sheet

Mercury is based in Long Beach, Calif. Mercury was founded in1992, and was acquired by HID in 2017.
For over 30 years, Mercury has partnered with OEMs and Fortune 500 companies to develop and refine access control systems for reliability and longevity. Mercury has the largest installed base in the industry, with over 5 million authentic Mercury controllers sold to partners worldwide.

HID Expands Its Reader Module Portfolio to Support the Next Generation of Seamless Access Across Connected Workspaces

HID recently launched the OMNIKEY SE Reader Core. This module is designed to drive more intelligence inside and out of smart access solutions to help organizations strengthen and broaden authentication and verification practices. The HID OMNIKEY SE Reader Core evolves physical and logical access across connected workspaces, healthcare environments, education, campuses, office buildings and beyond.

HID and Leading Technology Partners Introduce Mobile Credentials in Google Wallet™ for Employees, Tenants and Guests

HID in partnership with Smart Spaces, an award-winning developer of smart building software, and Cohesion, a comprehensive smart building software platform that reimagines the connection between people, systems, and buildings, announces the availability of mobile credentials in Google Wallet, allowing users to access buildings, spaces and systems with their Android devices.

2024 State of Security Report from HID: Mobile IDs, MFA and Sustainability Emerge as Top Trends

HID announces its 2024 State of the Security Industry Report, which gathered responses from 2,600 partners, end users, and security and IT personnel worldwide, across a range of job titles and organization sizes representing over 11 industries. The 2024 State of Security Report delves into the underlying concerns driving upcoming innovations and the technologies that underpin them, helping security leaders to be proactive in adapting to evolving challenges.

HID Wins Contract to Provide Finland with New Driver’s License and European Second-Generation Smart Tachograph Card Solution

HID has been awarded a contract to provide Finland with a new high-security, driver’s license cards and personalization services solution, incorporating the European second-generation smart Tachograph solution. This collaboration reflects HID’s commitment to enhancing security and efficiency in Finland’s transportation systems.

HID to Preview Centralized Reader Management Solution, HID Linq™, at Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2023

HID announced it will preview its new centralized reader management solution, HID Linq™, at GSX 2023. HID Linq is designed to make the configuration and updates of physical access systems simpler, faster and more efficient. HID will demonstrate how users can simultaneously update multiple HID Signo™ readers connected to a Mercury red board controller via Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) or by using a serial adapter over a USB connection. Even the largest reader fleets can be updated quickly and easily.

HID OrigoT Mobile Identities Achieves SOC 2(R) Type 2 Certification

HID has achieved SOC 2 Type 2 certification for its HID Origo Mobile Identities solution, demonstrating the company’s ability to maintain a highly secure, cloud-based physical access environment. HID Origo Mobile Identities is a cloud-based platform that enables technology partners to build integrated access control solutions.

HID Origo Mobile Identities Achieves SOC 2 Type 2 Certification

HID has achieved SOC 2 Type 2 certification for its HID Origo Mobile Identities solution, demonstrating the company’s ability to maintain a highly secure, cloud-based physical access environment. HID Origo Mobile Identities is a cloud-based platform that enables technology partners to build integrated access control solutions. The platform offers a scalable, secure infrastructure, including seamless and consistent service, that improves how access control solutions are delivered.

HID Launches New Seos Access Security Cards Made From Sustainably Sourced Bamboo

HID has introduced its Seos® Bamboo™ credentials made from sustainably sourced bamboo instead of PVC. The credential is part of HID’s award-winning Seos security solution and is the first in a range of physical access security Eco Cards™. The bamboo is certified by the Forestry Stewardship Council® (FSC®), an assurance that the material comes from responsibly managed forests that provide environmental, social and economic benefits.

HID Multispectral Fingerprint Biometric Technology Now Conformed to Industry’s Highest Presentation Attack Detection (PAD) Standards

HID announced that its latest V-Series fingerprint modules and readers with multispectral imaging (MSI) technology are now certified to ISO/IEC 30107-3 PAD Level 2 standards. The product detects much more sophisticated spoofing attempts based on 3D-type artifacts like those crafted from resin, latex, silicone and prosthetics and ISO 30107-3 PAD Level 2 compliance requires products successfully block 99% of spoof attempts.

HID Will Show Trusted Identity Solutions at ISC West that Accelerate Digital Transformation in the Security and Identity Industry

HID announced it will be at the 2023 ISC West International Security Conference and Exposition showcasing examples of how cloud-based access control and trusted mobile identities are accelerating the digital transformation and enabling innovative and seamless workplace experiences in today’s increasingly connected world.

New Survey by HID Reveals Five Pressing Themes Reshaping the Security Industry

HID announced its inaugural State of the Security Industry Report, which gathered responses from 2,700 partners, end users, and security and IT personnel across a range of titles and organization sizes representing over 11 industries. By looking at what’s driving the next innovations and the technology that supports them, the security industry is empowered to create more value for its organizations and its people.

City Workers Can Now Add Their Employee Badge to Apple Wallet and Gain Office Access Using their iPhone or Apple Watch

Smart Spaces has teamed with HID to introduce an employee badge in Apple Wallet, offering a secure and even more seamless building entry for employees at 22 Bishopsgate in the City of London. By adding their employee badge to Apple Wallet, employees and staff in the building can now safely and easily gain access to offices with just a simple tap of their iPhone or Apple Watch. Following the initial partnership between Smart Spaces and 22 Bishopsgate utilising HID Mobile Access in 2020, all occupiers and guests at the landmark office tower have had access to a frictionless arrival-experience.

Kingdom of Bahrain Awards HID with ePassport Solution Delivery

HID announced it has been awarded with a contract to supply the Kingdom of Bahrain with an end-to-end ePassport solution. HID’s solution will enable the Gulf nation to take a significant step in its identity journey, by moving from a machine-readable passport (MRP) to an electronic passport. The solution will be supported by HID’s chip operating system SOMA™ and HID Integrale™, a modular ID system for enrollment, personalization and issuance of identity documents.

HID and iPassport to Bring New Identity Verification Solution to the Transportation Sector

HID and iPassport recently signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on a new identity verification solution for the transportation industry. This solution will make its debut at the Passenger Terminal EXPO 2023, March 14-16 at HID Booth #1244. Navigating through the airport requires a sequence of touchpoints and processes—from check-in to baggage drop, security checkpoint, all the way to retail/duty-free shopping, lounge access and boarding.

HID Acquires GuardRFID to Expand Healthcare Offering, Create Safer Experiences for Patients and Staff

HID announced it has acquired GuardRFID, a leading provider of real-time location services (RTLS) hardware and software solutions in the healthcare space. The addition of GuardRFID expands HID’s offering and relevance in the active RFID and RTLS space, including the support for new use cases catered to the needs of healthcare facilities.

HID Acquires Janam Technologies to Expand Reader Portfolio Within Event Access

HID announced it has acquired Janam Technologies, a leading provider of handheld mobile computers and readers. The acquisition increases HID’s presence and relevance as a provider of smart credential issuance and reader solutions. Technology in the venue access space continues to rapidly evolve from physical tickets with manual inspection to digital tickets and RFID/NFC readers. This acquisition advances HID’s stature in the event access space, as Janam offers a suite of rugged mobile readers, including handheld devices and pedestal & kiosk products for venue access.

For the Third Consecutive Time, HID is the Smart Ticket Producer for FIFA World Cup 2022

HID announces it is —for the third consecutive time— the smart ticket producer of FIFA World Cup, one of the largest and most popular sporting events in the world. This year, HID is also providing a fully custom solution for outer-perimeter access control and all exit gates to ensure a smooth exit and facilitate emergency evacuations. Featuring eight stadiums spread across five Qatari cities, the Middle Eastern country expects more than 1.2 million visitors to attend the games, happening Nov. 20 – Dec. 18.

HID Expands its TSL RAIN RFID Reader Family to Include Modules Featuring the Latest High-Performance Impinj Chips

HID announced its first RAIN RFID reader modules featuring the company’s TSL technology and the innovative STORM command protocol that simplifies embedded software integration. The modules enable developers to create customized reader hardware designs that take full advantage of the superior performance of Impinj E710 and E910 reader chips and their ability to support next-generation RAIN tags.

HID Global Showcases Driver’s Licenses for Mobile Wallets And Innovative Card Design at AAMVA Conference

HID Global announced it will showcase its products and solutions at the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) Annual International Conference (AIC). The company will display its HID goID™ solution for issuing mobile driver’s licenses (mDLs) in an environment of evolving standards, and its novel card designs that have set a global standard for uncompromised security.