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Posted: 26 Sep 2016

If you are currently active on social media or reading the industry news, you’ve perhaps heard about the emergence of mobile IDs, seen as a handy complement to someone’s physical ID.  This evolution should be of no surprise as smartphones have become pervasive, often being used for a myriad of applications ranging from email
to personal banking to paying for your coffee. Now, new...

Posted: 16 Sep 2016

People authenticate themselves numerous times a day, whether you realize it or not.  That’s especially true in the workplace.  You probably use a badge or smart card to get through the door.  When you get to your desk, you log-in to or unlock your system – and probably need to do some sort of log-in several more times to access the applications you need to do your job.

These steps,...

Posted: 15 Sep 2016

It was a another great year at ASIS,  where the HID Global team had the opportunity to gather valuable feedback from partners and end-user organizations from every key market.  As the show comes to close, there are five key takeaways from this year's event that I would like to share.  

Check out the clip from the final day on the...

Posted: 13 Sep 2016

At this week’s ASIS event in Orlando, HID Global is demonstrating how our trusted identity solutions support today’s on-the-go lifestyle through our mobility initiative launched earlier this year.  On the show floor, we are hearing from customers who are leveraging the power of mobile to give their end-users the freedom to use smartphones, wearables and smart cards  -- based on their...

Posted: 08 Sep 2016

How do we provide the best security for our students, faculty and staff yet still allow them to move freely throughout the campus? How do we bolster physical security without sacrificing easy access to campus facilities, resources and services? These are the questions that colleges and universities are routinely asking themselves around campus security. 

As real-world fraudulent ID card...

Posted: 23 Aug 2016

For more than a year now, we’ve been saying that mobile IDs are coming. With the introduction of HID goIDTM mobile ID has arrived and it will change the way governments and citizens interact.

For those new to this conversation, a mobile ID is a government-issued identification credential that is securely provisioned on to a citizen’s smartphone.  These mobile ID’s can be verified using...

Posted: 08 Aug 2016

If your higher education institution is putting more emphasis on “green initiatives,” then you know that almost every aspect of your campus is being put under the magnifying glass. While the effort may have started with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accreditation when you built a new dorm or science complex, it’s likely expanded to include curriculum, dining services,...

Posted: 29 Jul 2016

The world of secure identification is all a-buzz right now with the emergence of mobile IDs. To those who are new to this concept, we’re talking about IDs on a smartphone.

Citizen privacy and protection of law enforcement is a real concern in countries around the world right now.  That’s why mobile IDs — in particular, mobile driver’s licenses — are providing citizens with...

Posted: 01 Jul 2016

It is no surprise that smartphones have become an all-purpose tool relied upon to share information, make transactions and engage the user in multiple activities. More importantly from a global perspective, smartphones - endowed with massive computing power - provide the technology platform for a host of interesting and life-changing applications many of which are deployed in emerging and...

Posted: 12 May 2016

Banks must innovate to increase profitability, grow market share and drive the next phase of their transformation to digital, experience-driven banking services. Success is built on a mobile-first strategy and the ability to generate rich, analytics-driven insights from which banks can personalize their approach to engage with customers and for customer acquisition.

The mobile...

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