Smart Cards

HID Global offers the smart cards and supporting ecosystem to deliver a simple and secure strong authentication solution.


Protect your organization, enable your workforce

HID Global is the leader in trusted identity solutions. Our identity and access management portfolio delivers multi-factor strong authentication solutions that allow you to maintain IT security without inhibiting employee productivity. We offer the broadest set of solutions in the market, which means the best fit solution for you.

Crescendo Smart Cards

Crescendo is a series of multi-technology smart cards that provide users with highly secure access to the door and IT resources. HID Global also delivers the pre-integrated supporting security clients, readers and credential management solutions to get you up and running quickly. Hover over each circle for more information.

The right solution for your specific needs

With our comprehensive portfolio of strong authentication solutions and our years of market leadership, we are in a unique position to match the best product to your needs. Whether it’s something you have, something you know, or something your are – we have an industry-leading solution for you.

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