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HID Global pilot program demonstrates social distancing and contact tracing

If one employee stands less than six feet away from another employee, a fob attached to a lanyard around his or her neck emits an auditory beep – an immediate reminder to observe social distancing. If an employee were to be diagnosed with COVID-19, a cloud-based database provides a record of who at the company the sick employee had contact with. These capabilities of HID Location Services ensure social distancing and provide contact tracing to enable companies to return to work safely. Th...

HID Global announces Aero Controller Platform with encrypted communication and threat detection

Building on the success of HID’s Mercury, HID Global, a worldwide provider in trusted identity solutions, has announced the HID Aero platform featuring its next generation of open-architecture intelligent controllers that increase choices for a wide range of businesses while future-proofing access control investments as requirements change. “HID Aero is providing a broader market with features that were generally available only in solutions for larger organisations, while eliminatin...

HID Global helps banks to protect data and transactions and provide seamless customer experience

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, a provider of trusted identity solutions, has solved those challenges for numerous banks as part of their digital transformations. “Our solutions protect data and transactions while delivering a seamless exper...

HID Global expands biometric identity verification to police forces and military installations around the globe

HID Global, a worldwide provider of trusted identity solutions, 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. Initially launched for Android platforms, the solution’s SDK is now available for iOS devices. This extends Bring-Your-Own-Device (BY...

HID Global Seos® smart cards and FARGO® Connect help secure access to University of Connecticut student campus

HID Global, a worldwide in trusted identity solutions, announced that the University of Connecticut (UConn) has selected its Seos® smart cards and HID® FARGO® Connect secure issuance solution to optimise student services and strengthen security across its five-campus network. The HID FARGO Connect cloud-based platform enables UConn to decentralise ID issuance and eliminate student wait times, while Seos technology eliminates the vulnerabilities of its legacy system. Identification p...

HID Global unveils compact OMNIKEY 5127CK Reader Core to accelerate and expand the partner ecosystem

HID Global, a globally renowned company in trusted identity solutions, has 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. OMNIKEY 5127CK Reader Core...

Genetec announces the release of ‘Innovate Everyday’ expert panel series for customers and system integrators

Genetec Inc., a renowned provider of unified systems for enhanced security, operations and intelligence, has announced a new series of expert webinars designed of help end users and system integrators to navigate these testing times. The sessions outline ways customers from various industries are repurposing their existing physical security systems to solve specific pandemic related issues. In addition, they cover ways Genetec is evolving its solutions to address critical new requirements. The...

HID Global pilots HID BEEKS™ Aware fob for COVID-19 workplace safety

As organisations 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, a worldwide provider in trusted identity solutions, 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 workpl...

HID Global receives three ISO certifications of compliance for the Malta manufacturing site

HID Global, a provider of trusted identity solutions, announces that it has successfully obtained three International Standards Organisation (ISO) certifications of compliance in five months for its Malta manufacturing site. The certifications affirm that all processes and procedures at its facility meet rigorous quality (ISO 9001), environmental (ISO 14001) and security (ISO 14298) requirements. “HID’s ISO certifications reinforce our commitment to equip governments, whether large...

4 ways to keep your workplace protected from COVID-19

The unprecedented global impact of COVID-19 has taken its toll on all of us, but as cases of the virus thankfully recede, employers are now forced to confront how they can enable a safe return to work for employees. For many employers, this means they will have to carry out a COVID-19 risk assessment, redesign workspaces to maintain social distances, carry out more frequent cleaning, manage the transmission risk and find alternatives to touch-based security devices. Protecting workplace occupan...

HID Global announces WorkforceID™ cloud service platform credentials for physical and digital workplaces

HID Global, a worldwide provider in trusted identity solutions, announced its new WorkforceID™ platform that enables a seamless, effortless experience when using identity credentials to access physical and digital workplaces at an office, in the field or on the road. 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 chal...

HID shares tips for returning to the workplace post-COVID-19

Sooner or later (hopefully sooner), the novel coronavirus global pandemic will allow workplaces to reopen. But as we move into this recovery phase, there are many questions surrounding the transition. How can companies ensure facilities are in acceptable working order to reopen? How do they decide who is coming back and when? How will social distancing impact the operation of a company’s physical access control system? How can companies ensure that both visitors and employees are aware of...