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

Facial Recognition Solutions

HID and Olea Kiosks U.ARE.U Hypermodular Kiosk

Jan. 23, 2024
Paired with the extremely flexible Olea kiosk, HID’s AI-powered U.ARE.U Camera Identification System is an ideal solution for applications needing to handle high throughput.
Access & Identity

HID enhances PKI offerings with acquisition of certificate service provider ZeroSSL

Jan. 11, 2024
Moving forward, ZeroSSL’s offerings will be integrated into HID’s PKI and IoT Business Unit.
Access Control

HID wins contract to provide Finland with driver’s license and smart Tachograph card solution

Nov. 29, 2023
This collaboration reflects HID’s commitment to enhancing security and efficiency in Finland's transportation systems.
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School Security

HID to showcase trusted identity solutions at CBORD UGC 2023

Oct. 30, 2023
HID will showcase examples of end-to-end solutions that encompass readers, card personalization software, cloud-based card issuance and mobile-enabled technologies.
Merchandise Tags


Oct. 17, 2023
HID has engineered the new LinTRAK tags to be small and discreet, providing an even more unobtrusive option to seamlessly blend into linen items without compromising their robustness...
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Facial Recognition Solutions

HID U.Are.U Camera Identification System with CERTIFY Care

Sept. 28, 2023
Key functionalities include patient onboarding, biometric authentication, patient communications, digital forms, appointment scheduling and management, and payment collection....
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HID to preview centralized reader management solution, HID Linq, at GSX 2023

Sept. 11, 2023
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...
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Badge Printers & Printing Supplies

HID Fargo Connect

Aug. 22, 2023
See it at GSX 2023 Booth 2209
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Cards & Tokens

HID Seos Bamboo-based Access Cards

Aug. 22, 2023
The credentials are made from sustainably sourced bamboo instead of PVC.
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Access Control Mobile Apps

HID Origo Mobile Identities solution achieves SOC 2 Type 2 Certification

June 21, 2023
The platform offers a scalable, secure infrastructure, including seamless and consistent service, that improves how access control solutions are delivered.

Articles & News

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An evolving workforce and proptech are two of the top driving factors when it comes to digital IDs and Identity-as-a-Service
Access & Identity

Q&A: Getting the Most from Mobile Credentials

July 11, 2023
HID Global's Sanjit Bardhan says an evolving workforce and proptech are two of the top driving factors when it comes to digital IDs and Identity-as-a-Service
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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.
Access & Identity

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.
Sensors & Detectors - Miscellaneous

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.
Access & Identity

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.
Access & Identity

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.
Access Control

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
Access Control

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

Videos & Resources


Mobile Access on Campus

Nov. 7, 2023
HID Mobile Access: A Guide to Increasing Safety & Convenience in Higher Ed

Open More with HID Mobile Access

Nov. 7, 2023
The latest innovation in access control enables your smartphone or wearable to be used to gain access to secure areas, networks and services.

The Power of Employee Badge in Apple Wallet

Nov. 7, 2023
Employee badge in Apple Wallet combines the security and expertise of HID, the world leader in identity and access, and Apple Wallet, which has already transformed payments, transit...
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GSX 2023 Show Floor Spotlight: HID

Sept. 12, 2023
Enterprises and campuses are investing in mobile-enabled technologies that not only provide convenience to employees or students but also provide an extra layer of security.
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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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Access Control Mobile Apps

HID introduces Origo Technology Partner Program dedicated developing mobile-enabled solutions

May 23, 2023
Designed in response to the evolving security landscape, growing regulatory demands, and mounting privacy concerns, the new program is expected to be a game changer.
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HID multispectral fingerprint biometric technology conformed to industry’s highest PAD standards

May 10, 2023
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...
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HID DESFire EV3 Multi-Technology Credentials

April 19, 2023
HID DESFire EV3 multi-technology credentials enable a smooth migration path from legacy, low-frequency 125kHz, iCLASS, and iCLASS SE 13.56MHz based systems to a modern and secure...
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Facial Recognition Solutions

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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Access Control

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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Access & Identity

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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Access & Identity

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.
Access & Identity

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