HID Location Services for Workplace Safety is Named a 2020 Campus Safety BEST Awards Winner

AUSTIN, Texas, September 4, 2020 – HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that Campus Safety Magazine has named its HID Location Services for Workplace Safety one of the top products for 2020 in its Campus Safety BEST Awards program. Now in its fifth year, the program honors superior security, law enforcement, emergency management and life safety products and services for healthcare, higher education, and K-12 campus protection professionals.

As a trusted provider of physical access control, identity and access management, real-time location services and other security solutions across many industries, the company’s latest addition to its HID Location Services platform delivers fully digitized management of employee social distancing and contact tracing.

“We are proud our location services for workplace safety solution has been singled out based on its innovation, functionality, competitive advantages and benefits to end users and our partner community,” said Mark Robinton, Vice President of IoT Services, Identification Technologies with HID Global. “This accolade validates the importance of helping organizations ensure that their employees are following government mandates designed to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace using our solution that can be deployed and up-and-running within hours.”

How it Works

HID Location Services include Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) HID BEEKS™ Aware fobs that alert employees when they are closer than 6 feet (2 meters) for a specified period of time. Contact tracing and triage are easily accomplished via the solution’s reporting and analytics features using the same HID BEEKS Aware fob. The automated contact tracing provides a complete digital trail of an employee’s whereabouts and historical interactions at work, empowering organizations to rapidly respond to cases and activate isolation procedures as needed.

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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 billions of 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 4,000 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

About Campus Safety

Campus Safety (CS) magazine, CampusSafetyMagazine.com and Campus Safety Conference exclusively serve campus police chiefs, security directors, IT personnel, emergency managers and executive administrators involved in the public safety and security of major hospitals, schools and universities in the United States. CS is a product of Emerald Expositions.

About Emerald Expositions

Emerald Expositions is a leading operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States operating more than 55 trade shows, as well as numerous other face-to-face events. In 2018, Emerald’s events connected over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupied more than 7.0 million NSF of exhibition space.

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