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Website: hidglobal.com

HID 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 and secure 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, retailers, transportation, industrial businesses and some of the most innovative companies on the planet.

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID has over 4,500 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit www.hidglobal.com.

HID Biometrics News


2 in 5 businesses now use biometrics for physical access control: HID

The number of businesses using biometrics for physical access control has jumped from 30 percent two years ago to 39…

Jun 20, 2024

Indonesian ports automate with HID FRT to reduce wait times

A case study from HID breaks the deployment of its facial recognition technology (FRT) for automated border control by Indonesian…

Jun 5, 2024

HID adds Amazon Rekognition support to biometric camera for enhanced facial imaging

HID Global has teamed up with Amazon Web Services to enhance biometric face imaging capabilities by utilizing the Amazon Rekognition…

May 24, 2024

Digital ID for air travel is DPI that could lift Africa’s economy, HID argues

As the African continent experiences economic growth and increasing global integration, the potential for enhancing air travel through improved digital…

Apr 12, 2024

HID introduces access through Google Wallet, new reader module

Secure identity products maker HID Global is upgrading its products and releasing new services. The U.S.-based company launched the OMNIKEY…

Apr 4, 2024

SITA white paper explores airport biometrics successes as rollouts expand

Explosive growth in air travel numbers, from 4 billion travelers in 2019 to 8 billion in 2040, according to the…

Mar 29, 2024

AI fraud may be too much for some financial companies, warns Treasury Dept

The risks of generative artificial intelligence are looming over the financial services industry. As access to more advanced AI tools…

Mar 25, 2024

HID Global recognized for innovative security design in Bahrain biometric passport

Identity security solutions firm HID Global has won more accolades for the high-level security and innovation reflected in the Bahrain…

Mar 21, 2024

HID security report says mobile identity to be ‘ubiquitous’ in five years

Mobile ID and multi-factor authentication join biometrics on the list of technologies headlining HID Global’s newly released 2024 State of…

Mar 19, 2024

Patent lawsuit ruling against Assa Abloy and HID Global thrown out

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has thrown out decisions in favor of CPC Patent Technologies over Assa Abloy…

Mar 4, 2024

Biometrics are the missing link in healthcare digital transformation

By Vito Fabbrizio Managing Director, Biometrics Business Unit, HID Digitization has been a halting, patchwork evolution in many industries, but healthcare…

Mar 1, 2024

Healthcare biometric kiosks from HID, platform from Imprivata launch

Both HID Global and Imprivata have announced new products that leverage biometrics to fight duplicate accounts, perform patient identification and…

Jan 24, 2024

HID adds face biometrics to Olea Kiosks, acquires ZeroSSL

HID Global has announced a collaboration with Olea to add its biometric U.ARE.U Camera Identification System with Olea’s kiosks. It…

Dec 15, 2023

Tag certified for biometric Mastercards, Zwipe and HID introduce recycled PVC cards

Financial institutions can now issue Mastercard-branded payment cards made by Tag Systems with biometric sensors from Fingerprint Cards. Additionally, Zwipe…

Dec 12, 2023

Digital ID in health care: New leadership and market-minding

Digital ID and biometrics are making news in health care through vendor leadership, new business and me-too marketing. The most…

Nov 30, 2023

HID wins driver’s license contract in Finland

HID Global has won the contract to provide Finland with new driver’s license cards and personalization services as it continues…

Nov 16, 2023

Fingerprint biometrics hold promise to address retailers’ common challenges

By Vito Fabbrizio Managing Director, Biometrics Business Unit, HID Retailers are looking for ways to upgrade their security, control costs…

Oct 10, 2023

Biometric citizen enrollment and identification delivers efficiency gains

By Brian DeGonia, Director, Biometric Solution Enablement at HID Governments around the world are turning to fingerprints as they upgrade…

Sep 29, 2023

HID and CERTIFY aim to elevate patient care with AI-powered, biometric-based technology

HID Global and Certify Health, a provider of modernized solutions to optimize patient care and experience, have announced a new patient…

Aug 21, 2023

Why banks worldwide are turning to fingerprint biometrics

By Vito Fabbrizio, Managing Director, Biometrics Business Unit, HID Banks and other financial institutions across the globe have been adopting…

HID Industry Insights

Brand Focus: HID


High-quality fingerprint enrollment still underpins government identity systems

As governments come to terms with the new global conditions, one of the areas affected are identity systems which rely…

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A definitive guide to fingerprint technology

Fingerprint technology is a mature, proven method for user authentication across a range of industries, use cases and environments. Selecting…

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Jul 17, 2022Improving the ATM experience with biometrics multi-factor authentication

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Creating smarter government IDs: The process, from creation and enrollment to issuance

This is a guest post by Joby Mathew, HID Global Director: Citizen Identity Solutions EMEA The adoption of HID Global’s…

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