Case studies

HID Global enhances security with integrated mobile access solution at Skanska office complex in Warsaw

HID Global, a worldwide provider of trusted identity solutions, was selected by Skanska, one of the world’s project development and construction groups with operations in Europe and North America, to incorporate HID’s mobile solution for secure access to its new office complex in Warsaw. Powered by Seos, HID Mobile Access improves the user experience and increases security throughout the entire building – from the parking lot and elevators to areas with limited access to the pu...

HID Global Fargo DTC Printer Utilized To Provide Secure Access Systems At Maine School Districts

It began with a desire to help students fit in. Officials in Maine School Administrative District (MSAD) 58 introduced uniform bar-coded plastic ID cards to replace their existing color-coded punch cards so that students eligible for free lunches would not easily be identified by their friends. “In the past, students used punch cards to buy their lunches,” said Angel Allen, Technology Director for both MSAD 58 and neighboring district, MSAD 9. “The different colors identified t...

HID Global Equips Dayton Public Schools With PlascoID Solution With FARGO DTC4500 Printer/Encoders And Asure ID Software

Dayton Public Schools (DPS) covers about 53 square miles in Dayton, Ohio. The school system is comprised of 30 school buildings and special centers with approximately 15,000 students in pre-kindergarten through high school. An urban district, DPS brings innovative students and teachers together to develop productive citizens ready to serve their communities. Core to achieving their mission is ensuring first, that students arrive at their school and at their classes, on time and ready to learn....

HID Global Enhances Automated Fare Collection For Public Transportation With The First CLAP-certified Solution, SOMA Atlas

HID Global, a global provider of trusted identity solutions, has announced that HID is the world’s first ticketing solution provider to be certified to deliver more secure, lower cost, faster contactless tickets based on an open standard called Calypso Light Application (CLAP). CLAP-certified SOMA Atlas Public transportation authorities around the world no longer need to accept lower security, incompatibility and slower speeds or be locked into a proprietary low-end ticket system. HID&rs...

HID Trusted Tag Services Streamlines Fire And Safety System For Manhattan Skyscraper

HID Global, a worldwide provider in trusted identity solutions, announced that 85-year-old fire protection provider RAEL Automatic Sprinkler Company and integrator Automated Decision have deployed HID Trusted Tag Services at one of Manhattan’s most iconic skyscrapers. The combined solutions help secure, digitize, automate and streamline inspection and maintenance of the building’s massive fire and safety sprinkler system. "HID Trusted Tag Services are a real competitive differentiat...

EdgeReader And iCLASS Smart Cards Put Control And Host Interface At Each Patient’s Wall Station For Efficiency In Dispensing Patient Medications At SOMC

Safety is at the forefront of hospitals across the nation. According to a landmark report To Err is Human (2000) by The Institute of Medicine (IOM), between 44,000 and 98,000 patients die a year in the U.S. due to preventable medical errors including wrongful administration of medication. Beyond the cost of human life, these errors cost the healthcare industry as much as $29 million per year. This figure takes into account the expenses associated with additional care, loss of income and disabili...

Blue Cross & Blue Shield Of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) Installs State-Of-The-Art Security System

Blue Cross/ Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) has played a significant role in both the health and economy of the state of Rhode Island since 1939. More than one out of two Rhode Islanders have chosen BCBSRI. The organization’s mission is to provide its members with peace of mind and improved health by representing them in their pursuit of affordable, high-quality healthcare. Secure And Efficient Security System BCBSRI needed to upgrade its workplace to a more efficient, secure, effe...

Printing ID Cards At The Speed Of A Thrill Ride At Lagoon Amusement Park

The Lagoon Amusement Park in Farmington, Utah, likes things fast, too. For more than 100 years, it has offered exhilarating thrill rides as part of its entertainment package. The park’s Fire Dragon Double-Loop Rollercoaster hits speeds of 90 kilometers per hour, and its Lagoon-A-Beach Waterpark promises 550,000 gallons of liquid fun. Identification Cards Like many other parks, Lagoon provides identification cards to its employees and offers season passes (called Season Passports) with id...

French Finance Ministry Utilizes HID Global’s Identity Assurance Solution To Ensure Secure ERP Access And Financial Reporting

Established by the French Government’s Ministry of Finance and Economics, the ACCORD project was commissioned to design and implement financial system modernization. The charter of the ACCORD initiative team, composed of representatives from multiple government ministries, is to architect solutions that enable the French government to manage the finances of the country with the same level of accountability as private sector enterprises. The technology-based infrastructure selected was a sm...

AwardWallet’s OneCard Solution Aided By HID Global’s FARGO DTC4500 Printer/Encoder

AwardWallet LLC provides a free service that helps consumers manage and track loyalty programs, including air, hotel, car rental, and credit cards. AwardWallet also helps people keep track of award-program balances by accessing program balance information, aggregating data from the various loyalty programs, and then making the information easy to use for the card user. The company’s robust system tracks 432 loyalty programs, roughly four times more than any competitor. More than 82,000 ac...

Re-printable ID Cards Modernize The Identification And Appointment System At Seven Dental Clinics In Santiago De Compostela, Spain

HID FARGO DTC printers and Databac Group’s Data ReWrite rewritable cards smooth the process of appointment scheduling, reminders and check-ins, while cutting clinic costs and saving dentists’ and patients’ time. Siprored ID Card Issuing System The cards were designed with patient convenience in mind by serving as a means to easily access their appointment and payment history Dedicated to serving clients in the dental sector, software development and installation company, Si...

MEGTEC’s ID Cards Offer Enhanced Security And Protection For Employees

Employees of MEGTEC, global manufacturer of air flotation dryers and oxidation pollution control equipment, often have to work in dangerous situations, some of which require lockout/ tagout controls. In those cases, employees put locks on electrical, gas or air supplies to make sure nothing happens while they’re working. They may also put a lock on a drain to prevent incoming liquid from reaching them. Life Safety “People performing maintenance on a machine often are in danger of b...

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What Caused The Most Disruption In 2018 In The Physical Security Space?

In many regards, 2018 was a turbulent year for the physical security marketplace, driven by evolving technologies and changing customer needs, among other factors. Year-end is a great time to reflect, so we asked our Expert Panel Roundtable: What caused the most disruption in the physical security marketplace in 2018? 

Top Ten Security Industry Mergers And Acquisitions Of 2018

Consolidation persisted in the physical security industry in 2018, and big companies such as Motorola, Canon and UTC continued to make moves. Also among the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) news in 2018 was a high-profile bankruptcy (that ended well), continuing consolidation in the integrator market, and the creation of a new entity called “LenelS2.” Here’s a look at the Top 10 M&A stories in 2018: 1. Motorola Acquires Avigilon Motorola Solutions announced in Februar...

Does “Security Technology” Cover The Broader Application Possibilities Of Today’s Systems?

The concept of how security systems can contribute to the broader business goals of a company is not new. It seems we have been talking about benefits of security systems beyond “just” security for more than a decade. Given the expanding role of technologies in the market, including video and access control, at what point is the term “security” too restrictive to accurately describe what our industry does? We asked the Expert Panel Roundtable for their responses to this p...