HID Global Wins New Product of the Year Award for Its IoT Solutions that Help Optimize Operations and Building Management

AUSTIN, Texas, September 27, 2017 – HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced it has received the Product of the Year award from Security Today magazine in the category of Cloud Services for its  HID Location Services platform. The company’s IoT solutions provide real-time location awareness of a workforce for better building management, plus instantaneous asset tracking and equipment condition monitoring to increase operational efficiency throughout an organization.

“HID Location Services makes it possible to streamline building usage by personnel and other occupants, while also significantly enhancing asset and equipment management,” said Harm Radstaak, Managing Director and Vice President of Physical Access with HID Global.  “This latest accolade is a testament to HID’s success in extending the power of trusted identities to novel IoT solutions that help create streamlined, more secure and connected environments.”   

The HID Location Services platform includes three solutions:

  • HID Location Services for Workplace Optimization helps organizations quickly understand space usage by increasing visibility into the precise location of a workforce to improve energy efficiency, enhance security and emergency response, and comply with health and safety regulations  
  • HID Location Services for Item Management monitors the movement of assets and items in real time. In scenarios where an item’s location impacts workforce safety, facility managers can use geo-fences to easily deploy alerts with policies that monitor incoming vehicles, hazardous materials or dangerous equipment.
  • HID Condition Monitoring delivers actionable analysis for optimal performance of equipment as well as motors, generators and other motorized machinery.  It’s powerful policy engine can quickly identify potential issues and provide alerts so organizations can take action to reduce equipment downtime.

The HID Location Services platform is enabled by Bluvision and combines the power of Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE), Wi-Fi, and cloud-based technologies to provide solution that is easy to deploy.

To learn more about HID’s trusted identity solutions, go to www.hidglobal.com

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About HID Global

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places and things.  We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. Our trusted identity solutions give people convenient access to physical and digital places and connect things that can be identified, verified and tracked digitally. Millions of people around the world use HID products and services to navigate their everyday lives, and over 2 billion things are connected through HID technology. We work with governments, educational institutions, hospitals, financial institutions, industrial businesses and some of the most innovative companies on the planet. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 3,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit www.hidglobal.com

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