HID Strengthens Ability to Deliver Identification Solutions

IRVINE, Calif. -- HID, the premier manufacturer of contactless access control cards and readers for the security industry, today announced that Synercard Corporation, newly acquired by ASSA ABLOY's Identification Technology Group (see related ITG press release) will become part of HID. Synercard will be managed by the HID executive team and continue to design and distribute digital identity and photo card management software products, including the popular ASURE ID line of identification software products.

"We are pleased to welcome Bruce Bianco and the Synercard team to HID," said HID's president, Denis H'bert. "Synercard brings HID a unique opportunity to significantly enhance value-added card personalization services for our customers."

"This acquisition aligns Synercard's innovative and proven card management technology with an industry leader," said Bruce Bianco, president of Synercard Corporation. "We look forward to working closely with HID and the opportunities this relationship will bring our collective partners and customers."