HID Global

Austin, TX 78753


About HID Global

HID Global is the trusted leader in products, services, solutions, and know-how related to the creation, management and use of secure identities.

Product Summary

Largest manufacturer of contactless access control readers and cards for the security industry.


611 Center Ridge Dr
Austin, TX 78753

More Info on HID Global

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HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places and things, allowing people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. Our solutions connect things that can be identified, verified and tracked digitally. We work with governments, hospitals, educational and financial institutions, and industrial businesses. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand headquartered in Austin, TX, has over 4,000 employees and international offices supporting more than 100 countries.

Products and Press Releases

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HID and iPassport to bring new identity verification solution to transportation sector

March 9, 2023
With HID-patented multispectral imaging (MSI) technology and ethically trained artificial intelligence (AI) built within the HID U.ARE.U Camera Identification System, significant...
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HID acquires GuardRFID to expand healthcare offering, creating safer experiences for patients and staff

Feb. 8, 2023
Acquisition grows HID’s RTLS portfolio through enhanced active RFID technology, supporting new use cases for infant security, staff duress, asset tracking and wandering patients...
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HID Mobile Access

Feb. 2, 2023
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HID acquires Janam Technologies to expand reader portfolio within event access

Dec. 27, 2022
Acquisition enhances HID’s event access portfolio to include handheld readers and mobile pedestals scanning tickets using barcode and RFID technology, including NFC
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HID is FIFA World Cup smart ticket producer for third consecutive time

Dec. 12, 2022
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.
The affordable, easy-to-use 'tap the app' HID Rapid ID solution has never been more convenient and intuitive – namely because it's designed to work with existing devices like smartphones that are already in the hands of officers.
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HID Global Rapid ID receives FDLE FALCON certification

July 11, 2022
Innovative mobile biometric identification certified technology transforms the way law enforcement agencies perform ID checks while on patrol
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Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Solutions

HID Global acquires Vizinex RFID

May 23, 2022
Acquisition enhances portfolio of high-performance passive RFID tags
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Cards & Tokens

Crescendo C2300 Cards from HID Global

May 20, 2022
Enables organizations to implement Zero Trust security architecture
HID Global’s OMNIKEY Secure Element will succeed the iCLASS SE Processor and is the first step toward consolidating and optimizing the company’s desktop reader and reader module offering to create a smarter, unified embedded and desktop product portfolio.
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OMNIKEY Secure Element

March 29, 2022
Successor to HID iCLASS SE® Processor will be foundation for the New OMNIKEY Platform designed to raise the security bar for partners and customers
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HID Global returns to ISC West, showcasing Trusted Identity Solutions

March 23, 2022
Display of latest innovations includes contactless building access and cloud-based solutions to more frictionless access experiences

Articles & News

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Commercial Real Estate (CRE) customers can leverage cloud-based and physical access control to modernize the buildings they own or lease.
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How PACS Improve the Commercial Tenant and Building Experience

Nov. 11, 2022
Commercial Real Estate (CRE) customers can leverage cloud-based and physical access control to modernize the buildings they own or lease
Jon Polly is the Chief Solutions Officer for ProTecht Solutions Partners www.protechtsolutionspartners.com, a security consulting company focused on smart city surveillance. Connect with him on linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/jonpolly.
Access & Identity

Tech Trends: Mobile Access

June 10, 2022
Demand by college campuses, organizations looking to hire and retain top talent, and building property managers indicate the future is a mobile credential
Jon Polly is the Chief Solutions Officer for ProTecht Solutions Partners www.protechtsolutionspartners.com, a security consulting company focused on smart city surveillance. Connect with him on linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/jonpolly.
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Tech Trends: The Next Wave of Sensor Technology

April 8, 2022
UWB continues to make strides and is finding more and more applications in security-related areas
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Chromebooks have enabled millions of people to continue working remotely through mandatory office closures and employee relocations during the pandemic, however; many of these devices are now slowly being brought into the physical office and must fit in with a Zero Trust security model in which devices need to be authenticated and authorized before providing access to enterprise resources.
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The return to office security dilemma with Chromebooks

Aug. 23, 2021
A look at how organizations can automate certificate enrollment as millions of devices return to ‘Zero Trust’ environments
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Today’s new category of card personalization solutions dramatically alters the printer selection process in both emerging and traditional markets.
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Specialized inkjet tech provides integrators new opportunities in emerging, traditional ID card markets

April 6, 2021
Integrators who understand best practices for deploying each type of inkjet printer technology can bring high-value capabilities to a broader set of customers
The OSDP Product verification process has already been completed for three products from Wavelynx; three from Farpointe Data; and one from Cypress Integration. Products from Allegion, HID Global, Deister Electronics and Third Millennium are deep into the verification process.
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OSDP Takes the Next Big Step

Jan. 15, 2021
Updated version of the access control spec and growing list of verified products pave the way for widespread adoption
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Security Vanguard Award 2020: Stone Security Spearheads ARUP Laboratories Project

Nov. 10, 2020
Utah-based integrator leverages its technology expertise while avoiding a COVID curveball to deliver the top security project of 2020
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A variety of widely adopted access control and other trusted identity technologies will play a key role in facilitating these measures and best practices for safe re-openings.
Access & Identity

How to Use Trusted Identity Technologies to Safely Re-Open Workplaces

July 7, 2020
Proactive measures and best practices will help normalize organizational operations during the global pandemic
HID expects the Signo reader will create a new industry benchmark for adaptability, interoperability and security for years to come in the access control market
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HID’s roll out signals a new technology path

March 24, 2020
Company expects the Signo reader will create a new industry benchmark for adaptability, interoperability and security
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Apple’s full embrace of NFC is paving the way for a true mobile revolution in access control.
Access & Identity

The Door to the Future of Access Control is Open

March 11, 2020
Apple’s full embrace of NFC is paving the way for a true mobile revolution in access control (Security Business March 2020 Cover Story)

Videos & Resources

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Security Business New Products (June 2022)

June 10, 2022
The latest from security manufacturers
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ISC West 2022 Show Floor Spotlight: HID Global

March 25, 2022
Why mobile access is finally going mainstream
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State of the Security Industry: An Integrator's Perspective

Nov. 9, 2018
A comprehensive research survey of the industry’s top security systems integrators on the state of business in the security marketplace, sponsored by HID Global.
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Sponsored: The Evolution of Credential Technology in Physical Access Control

Nov. 2, 2017
To learn more about Seos credential technology, visit http://hidglobal.com
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The State of Physical Access Control: Impact on the Enterprise

Oct. 18, 2017
The global market for card-based electronic access control (EAC) is projected to reach $10.1 billion by 2020 according to Global Industry Analysts.
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Access & Identity

3 Reasons to Upgrade Your Access Control Technology

July 27, 2017
Data privacy, user convenience and flexibility drive the adoption of new PACS solutions
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The State of Physical Access Control: Impact on the Enterprise

March 9, 2017
Despite technology advances, many organizations continue use outdated, less secure methodologies
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Breaking Down the Physical, Virtual Security Silos in Healthcare

Nov. 23, 2016
How to better align information security and safety in hospital environments
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How to Select and Employ a Visitor Management Solution

Oct. 21, 2016
Organizations looking to implement a new or upgraded system need to consider a number of factors
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Deploying Your Mobile Access Device: Steps for Success

Oct. 12, 2016
Mobile devices offer unparalleled ways to broaden your door access options

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Badge Printers & Printing Supplies

HID FARGO HDP6600 ID Card Printer

Feb. 21, 2022
See the world's fastest retransfer printer for personalizing ID cards at ISC West 2022 Booth 8053
Property owner introduced contactless access to its 7 World Trade Center office building through employee badge in Apple Wallet.
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Silverstein introduces employee badge in Apple Wallet for its World Trade Center employees and tenants

Feb. 1, 2022
Silverstein Properties corporate employees and tenants can now access their World Trade Center buildings and amenity spaces with a simple tap of their iPhone or Apple Watch
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HID Global forecasts seven trends that will impact the security and identity industry in 2022

Jan. 13, 2022
Supply chain shortages, focus on sustainability and a changing workforce to reshape technologies, customer demands
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HID Global acquires InvoTech Systems

Dec. 27, 2021
Acquisition enhances company's textile and laundry applications portfolio
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Major airports turn to HID Global to help navigate bumpy travel industry recovery

Dec. 20, 2021
HID® SAFE for Aviation solution automates and simplifies access control for employees, vendors and visitors while managing TSA and COVID-19 compliance requirements
Safetrust SABRE ModuleTM has been Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) verified by the Security Industry Association (SIA), an approved global standard by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).
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Safetrust’s SABRE Module is first mobile and management upgrade for HID multiCLASS readers to be OSDP verified

Nov. 9, 2021
OSDP is an access control communications standard developed by SIA to improve interoperability among access control and security products
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Access Control Software & Management Systems

HID Global's PKI-as-a-Service (PKIaaS) Platform

Oct. 12, 2021
Brings digital certificate automation for Microsoft Active Directory (AD)-managed networks into HID’s consolidated certificate automation platform
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HID Global improves mobile ticketing for public transportation with the world’s first Calypso-certified SDK for NFC-enabled devices

Sept. 15, 2021
Calypso Networks Association has certified the HID SOMA Atlas 4Digital SDK Host Card Emulation (HCE) for mobile ticketing as compliant to its security requirements for automated...
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The HID Aero X300 reader. The HID Aero and HID Mercury controller product lines as well as HID Signo Readers now carry the OSDP Verified mark.
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HID Global offers the industry’s first SIA OSDP verified controllers

Aug. 13, 2021
Company's Aero and Mercury controllers, Signo readers now the carry the OSDP Verified mark