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Posted: 20 Mar 2018
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With thousands of people pouring into and out of high-rise office buildings each day, there is a growing demand to not only ensure the safety and security of each person, but to also create more connected experiences for people interacting with buildings.   Technologies are emerging to expand how building occupants and tenants engage, interact and work in new intelligent workspaces. In...

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Posted: 07 Jun 2017
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The industry has been anticipating the Apple NFC announcement for a long time and now Apple iOS 11, slated to release in the fall of this year, will support reading NFC tags ISO 14443 and 15693 (NFC Tag Type 1-5) on iPhone 7 and newer devices. The beta version and the supporting...

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Posted: 10 May 2017
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RFID Journal Live! is always a great event for HID Global and this year is busy as usual with meeting customers and showcasing a number of exciting offerings.  The show marks a particularly important milestone with the introduction of our latest IoT solutions, enabled by...

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Posted: 26 Oct 2016
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Since the introduction of HID Trusted Tag Services, we have continued to promote the unique capabilities of adding trust to Internet of Things applications. And, I’m excited to say that we’ve launched the Tap Around the World program that combines charitable giving with HID Trusted Tag Services so travelers can prove they reached their destination…while donating to local causes at the same...

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Posted: 04 Oct 2016
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Multiple industries are experiencing the surge of information on the Internet of Things. The constant news surrounding the IoT reminds me that it is changing not only our personal lives, but the IoT is also refining the way we work. Offices, hospitals, manufacturing facilities and college campuses are becoming smarter, making the workforce more mobile and connected than ever before. However,...

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Posted: 14 Jan 2016
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The use of Near Field Communications (NFC) technology is heating up with the popularity of mobile payments and other applications, which begs the question, “What else could I do with NFC-enabled phones?” After attending many NFC and RFID conferences this year, I can certainly say that there are a lot of...

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