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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


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…

Aug 21, 2023

Mobile IDs find their way to US universities

Digital IDs are spreading from campus to campus with the help of HID Global. Universities across the United States have…

Jul 4, 2023

Keyless now ISO/IEC 27001 compliant, HID gets SOC 2 Type 2 certification

Biometric authentication firm Keyless Technologies has recently achieved the ISO/IEC 27001 certification, a global standard for information security management. The…

Jun 20, 2023

Details of HID tech partner program for mobile solutions revealed

HID Global has named several of the first participants in its Origo Technology Partner Program, which is focused on developing…

May 23, 2023

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…

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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…

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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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Jan 5, 2023Multispectral imaging (MSI) fingerprint technology
Jul 22, 2022The ultimate retail experience starts with facial recognition
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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