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HID Global

HID Global

Website: hidglobal.com

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 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 Global has over 4,500 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.

HID Global Biometrics News


ForgeRock, HID Global launch new partner programs

Digital identity firm ForgeRock says it has replaced its previous reseller program with a three-tiered one. It is one of…

May 10, 2023

HID Global’s multispectral fingerprint scanners score perfect Level 2 PAD assessment

Multispectral fingerprint biometric scanners from HID Global have passed an independent assessment for presentation attack detection Lumidigm V-Series scanners blocked…

May 8, 2023

Digital ID helping at least one large firm out of doldrums

There are signs of growth among digital ID players, as earnings season continues. Thales executives, reporting sales and order intake,…

Apr 20, 2023

Banks seeking frictionless transactions: Multiple biometrics proposed

Batman said, it is not who I am but what I do that defines me; the same is the case…

Mar 23, 2023

Three in five organizations will soon use biometrics, but perception problems persist

Biometrics and digital identity for cloud-based access management are joining the mainstream as a way to secure hybrid workplaces, a…

Mar 17, 2023

AI tools make layering technologies a requirement for voice authentication

A reporter with the Guardian Australia has replicated an experiment by a Vice reporter who broke into his own bank…

Mar 13, 2023

Contracts for national biometric travel IDs won by HID in Bahrain, Veridos in Guyana

A pair of major contracts for national biometric travel ID documents have been won by HID Global and Veridos. HID…

Mar 10, 2023

Advances in contactless biometrics, digital ID transforming security industry: HID

Supply chain issues, advances in contactless biometrics, and the accelerated adoption of digital ID are among the key factors transforming…

Mar 10, 2023

HID unveils modular biometric verification system for airport usage

HID Global has signed a memorandum of understanding with digital ID solution provider iPassport to develop a modular biometric verification…

Feb 21, 2023

Facial recognition and authentication in retail: reduce waits, staff and maybe privacy

“Facial recognition technologies are the simplest way to dramatically reduce wait times,” writes the manager for biometrics at HID. While…

Feb 8, 2023

Plaintiff voluntarily drops HID Global from biometric data privacy suit

HID Global has been dropped from a biometric data privacy lawsuit in Illinois federal court, at least for now. The…

Jan 5, 2023

Don’t confuse multispectral imaging with consumer-grade biometrics: HID Global white paper

With small, low-cost fingerprint sensors approaching ubiquity through consumer devices such as mobile phones and laptops, HID Global has published…

Oct 27, 2022

Liberia NEC chair says biometrics contract bids under review after Ekemp’s second rejection

Controversy surrounding the selection of a contractor to provide materials for Liberia’s biometric voter registration exercise continues to brew. The…

Oct 25, 2022

Potentially good news for HID Global in Liberia as Ekemp biometric voting contract saga continues

HID Global and joint venture partner Professional Services Inc may now be awarded the contract for providing biometric voter card…

Oct 13, 2022

Nigeria’s Delta State to capture biometrics of 98K pupils as school meal program resumes

After a three-year hiatus, Nigeria’s National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) is resuming in Delta State, with the capture of…

Sep 15, 2022

New Zealand plans to introduce mDLs, eventually

New Zealand’s land transport management agency Waka Kotahi says it is working to introduce a mobile driver’s license (mDL) which…

Jul 27, 2022

Touchless access control, future tech support prioritized upgrades in HID Global survey

Touchless solutions are being considered for access control upgrades, including those with biometrics, by about a third of enterprises, according…

Jul 13, 2022

HID Global mobile biometrics certified for use by Florida police

Mobile biometric ID technology from HID Global has been certified for use by police to conduct biometric identification verification quickly…

Jul 5, 2022

HID Global concludes research deal to improve security of digital ID and physical documents

HID Global has taken another step toward the development of innovative digital identity and physical credentials it produces so as…

Apr 14, 2022

Paravision and HID Global co-developing new line of face biometric solutions

A new partnership has been formed between Paravision and HID Global to combine the former’s facial recognition and biometric liveness…

HID Global Industry Insights


Solving fraud in banking with trusted digital identities while improving customer convenience

By Roland Fournier, Senior Director, Product & Solutions with HID Global Banks are seeing growing demand for a more convenient…

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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…

HID Global White Papers


From good to great: The right biometrics capabilities for better banking

The banking industry was already a major user of biometric solutions before the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the pandemic accelerated the…

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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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