Access control card/ tag/ fob case studies

Re-printable ID cards modernise the identification and appointment system at Seven Dental Clinics in Santiago de Compostela, Spain

HID FARGO DTC printers and Databac Group’s Data ReWrite rewritable cards smooth the process of appointment scheduling, reminders and check-ins, while cutting clinic costs and saving dentists’ and patients’ time. Siprored ID card issuing system The cards were designed with patient convenience in mind by serving as a means to easily access their appointment and payment history Dedicated to serving clients in the dental sector, software development and installation company, Si...

MEGTEC’s ID cards offer enhanced security and protection for employees

Employees of MEGTEC, global manufacturer of air flotation dryers and oxidation pollution control equipment, often have to work in dangerous situations, some of which require lockout/ tagout controls. In those cases, employees put locks on electrical, gas or air supplies to make sure nothing happens while they’re working. They may also put a lock on a drain to prevent incoming liquid from reaching them. Life Safety “People performing maintenance on a machine often are in danger of b...

Training Solutions for Construction And Industry banks on security and reliable encoding of HID Fargo DTC550 Printer

The potential for catastrophic injury in the petrochemical industry makes safety training and credentialing of employees imperative. Coordinating this process for a variety of industries, including many in the petrochemical fields of southern Alabama, is Training Solutions for Construction and Industry (TSCI). The mission of TSCI is to promote and facilitate workforce development ‘by providing industry-recognised training with portable credentials to create a diverse, trained and sustaina...

ID Cards offer remote identity verification in Australian Schools

“ID cards are used ubiquitously in today’s society, allowing users the convenience of remote identity verification,” said Noel Cordell, Card Bureau manager, Academy Photography. Yet, even before students in Australia learn to spell “ubiquitous,” they can enjoy the benefits of ID cards produced by Academy. Student and faculty ID cards Academy Photography, which was the first Australian school photo business to go completely digital, has been in business since 1988...

HID Global’s iCLASS reader/writer and smart card solution increases security for Murcia University students

Murcia University in southeast Spain, founded in 1915, is the tenth-oldest university in the country. And while history and tradition are important characteristics that define the institution, the latest technology systems are required to support the approximately 30,000 students enrolled each year. One such system is the fleet of buses that transport students around the university and between its two campuses. Murcia University’s bus fleet is owned and operated by Autocares Espuña...

HID Global’s authentication solution verifies Carphone Warehouse employees for remote access to network systems

London-based Carphone Warehouse Group PLC is Europe’s independent mobile communications retailer. The company operates across 10 markets and employs over 8,000 people in more than 1200 stores and via online outlets throughout Europe. Its UK market share is over 22 percent. The Carphone Warehouse operates in other European markets as The Phone House, including Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. Since 1989, the core business has been...

VIZpin’s smartphone access control solution increases safety for Advenir apartment communities

Access control solution provider VIZpin recently released a case study, ‘VIZpin eliminates unauthorised access issues and reduces resident complaints for Advenir Living property managers’. The study details the challenges property managers faced at two multi-family apartment communities in Florida, and how they addressed them by installing VIZpin's smartphone-based access control solution. Both Biscayne Shores, a North Miami community of 240 units, and Advenir Polos East, an East Or...

SigmaPoint chooses RF Ideas’ AIR ID Log-on solution and HID iCLASS Contactless Smart Adhesive Tags to improve workflow efficiency

To reduce the overhead of full-scale manufacturing facilities, a popular practice among design companies and large-scale brand name organisations is to outsource all, or a portion, of their manufacturing operations to specialised contract manufacturers. Using this approach, organisations reduce or eliminate the expenses of specialised engineering labour, equipment maintenance, inventory carrying costs, and product testing facilities while increasing efficiencies such as speed of project delivery...

IDEMIA provides JCB with fingerprint access controlled payment solution

JCB Co. Ltd, the only international payments brand based in Japan, will conduct a pilot trial of its latest JCB Biometrics Card with fingerprint authentication. JCB's contactless payment solution is provided by IDEMIA, a global augmented identity solution provider. Toppan Printing will also take part in the demonstration trial in respect of card personalisation.  Users first record one or more fingerprints for authentication purposes. When they want to buy something, they need only touch t...

Maryland Locksmith Association chooses Fargo DTC300 printer/encoder for printing HID proximity cards for members

Who among us hasn’t locked ourselves out of the house? And who hasn’t had just a twinge of worry when calling a perfect stranger to unlock the door for us? Jonathan Mead, owner of Mead Services and president of the Maryland Locksmith Association, understands that concern and is doing something about it. “This industry has always had problems with fly-by-night companies or companies operating as an out-of-state representative,” Mead said. “I get calls every month fr...

University of Hull partners with HID Global to improve their access control system and enhancing the campus security

The University of Hull has brought their access control technology into the mobile age. To better serve its students while also increasing security throughout the campus, the university partnered with HID Global, a global provider of trusted identity solutions. The partnership has provided the university more efficient access control to campus buildings and has improved the experience for students and staff. The University of Hull manages about 25,000 student and 2,500 staff identities with an...

Furman Foods utilise HID Global’s Fargo DTC550 Direct-to-Card ID Printer to streamline operations

Keeping the food supply safe was not an issue for Furman Foods back in 1921, when John W. Furman canned 360 glass jars of tomatoes with his wife, Emma, and their six children. Just as food processing practices have evolved over time, so too has the nation’s approach to securing food processing facilities. Today, Furman Foods uses ID cards as the first step of a greater plan to enhance its plant security. Furman Foods is a family-owned business. By 1969, the company had sold a million case...