2013-02-14 10:32:03 - Focus on its innovations in mobile access control, including mobile keys to create use and manage secure identity solutions
Dubai, UAE – ASIS – February 14, 2013 – HID Global, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, today announced it will showcase its secure digital keys and identity credentials for mobile access at ASIS International, Middle East and Security Conference and Exhibition in Dubai, 17-19 February 2013. HID Global will focus on its innovations in mobile access control, including mobile keys to create use and manage secure identity solutions via its iCLASS Seos credentials that can be embedded in Near Field Communications (NFC) enabled smartphones and its iCLASS SE platform readers. The key focus will be the convergence of physical access and IT security solutions by demonstrating how the same mobile access key can facilitate access from the door
“HID Global is very excited to be showing our award-winning iCLASS SE platform for secure mobile access control that demonstrates our leading capabilities, at the ASIS International, Middle East and Security Conference and Exhibition. As a leading international end-user conference in its fourth year in the Middle East, it provides us with an excellent and robust platform to interact and meet with end-users and industry professionals,” said Serra Luck, Director of Mobile Access Solutions with HID Global. “We will be available to meet stakeholders who are interested in implementing mobile access control for physical access and IT security and assist them in addressing key secure identity challenges with our proven solutions.”
HID Global will highlight end-user case studies and white papers from 17-19 February 2013, Stand Number 26, at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City.
Key case study demonstrations include the following:
a) Successful employee building access pilots using HID Global’s SESAME award-winning iCLASS SE readers and credentials with Netflix, the world’s leading internet television network.
The pilots validated the use of digital credentials on NFC smartphones while delivering increased functionality and unprecedented levels of security. Some of the end user feedback from the pilot included:
• More than 80 percent of Netflix testers said the application for unlocking a door was “intuitive,” and nearly 90 percent described it as easy to use.
• 87.5 percent of Netflix respondents said they would want to use a smartphone to open all locked doors at Netflix.
b) iCLASS Seos that allows for NFC mobile phones to be for multiple applications including physical access control and IT security. It will showcase how end-users can use applications such as wireless hotel keys, time and attendance, secure print authentication and biometric template storage.
Key white papers HID Global will be showcasing include:
• Secure Visitor Management best practices based on HID Global’s EasyLobby® Secure Visitor Management™ (SVM) software solutions for visitor badges and detailed visitor logs.
• Converging Access of IT and Building Resources illustrating the meaningful coming together of IT and Physical Security
• NFC and Smartphone Technology for Smart Access Control: HID Global and ASSA ABLOY are unlocking non-payment applications of NFC
HID Global will be speaking during the ASIS International, Middle East and Security Conference and Exhibition on February 18th 2013:
Serra Luck, director of mobile access solutions: “Virtual Credentials and Access Control” from 11:00 to 11:20 a.m.
Notes to Editors
The following HID Global executives are available for interviews during the NFC Symposium:
• Serra Luck: Director, Director Mobile Access Solutions
• Nat Pisupati: Regional Sales Director, Middle East and Africa
ASIS is a leading event in the Middle East, focusing on a diverse range of security management, security standards, vertical sectors and application specific related aspects.
Media Contact: Middle East Press Contact:
Sapna Capoor Michelle Silva
HID Global OAK Consulting FZ LLC
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About HID Global
HID Global is the trusted source for innovative products, services, solutions, and know-how related to the creation, use, and management of secure identities for millions of customers around the world. The company’s served markets include physical and logical access control, including strong authentication and credential management; card printing and personalization; visitor management systems; highly secure government and citizen ID; and identification RFID technologies used in animal ID and industry and logistics applications. Primary brands are ActivIdentity®, EasyLobby®, FARGO® and HID®. Headquartered in Irvine, California, HID Global has over 2,000 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.
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