SOURCE: HID Global Corporation

HID Global Corporation

June 02, 2015 02:00 ET

HID Global Ushers in New Era With Solutions for Citizen IDs on Smart Phones and Other Innovations at Secure Document World 2015

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Jun 2, 2015) -

News Highlights:

  • Company will demonstrate how it is using its proven Seos® technology to enable citizen IDs for smartphones in Government applications.
  • HID Global executive to speak to the efficacy of citizen IDs on smartphones.
  • Partner Botosoft will share details of a joint ID program that has significantly improved public student exam validation in Nigeria.
  • Company to showcase portfolio of custom, counterfeit-resistant government-to-citizen ID solutions, including new e-passport datapage solution..

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, will be showcasing its broad offering of citizen ID solutions at Secure Document World 2015.  The company will raise the curtain on a new era of government ID programs with the first demonstration of provisioning secure citizen ID credentials to smartphones. It will also showcase products including its highly flexible e-passport datapage offering. 

HID Global will demonstrate its solutions in Booth #F11 at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London, U.K., June 9 - 11, 2015. Demonstrations include:

  • Citizen IDs on smart phones: HID Global is demonstrating how its Seos® technology can enable citizens to carry government IDs on their smartphones and other mobile devices. The new offering builds on HID Global's leadership in secure mobile ID provisioning and the management platforms already deployed in other arenas such as education and hospitality, most notably with the industry-leading Starwood SPG Keyless™ hotel entry system from HID and its parent company ASSA ABLOY.

  • Complete polycarbonate datapage offering: HID Global will display its highly customizable datapage offering, the leading solution for governments that want maximum flexibility for tailoring their e-passport programs to specific national needs. Proven in the award-winning Irish e-passport program, the datapages include inlays, durable and counterfeit-resistant hinge technology, and a unique crack prevention feature.

Executives from the company and its partner, Botosoft, will also be featured speakers during the conference. HID Global presentations include:

  • "Mobilized and Ready: Virtual IDs are Coming," HID Global Vice President of Government ID Solutions Rob Haslam will look at the specialized needs of governments that want to offer their citizens secure credentials for smartphones that can co-exist with physical documents to deliver end-to-end security and privacy, on Thursday, June 11, at 14:45 - 15:10 p.m. in the Churchill Auditorium on the ground floor of the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Center.

  • "The West Africa Examinations Council Student Mobile ID System," Femi Agoro, Director of Botosoft of Lagos, Nigeria, will share details of this successful program to securely authenticate, record and monitor student identities and exam results using secure handheld mobile readers, on Wednesday, June 10 at 14:40 - 15:05 p.m. in the Churchill Auditorium.

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About HID Global Government ID Solutions
HID Global's Government ID Solutions provides governments worldwide with an end-to-end portfolio of highly secure, custom government-to-citizen ID solutions. The company has shipped more than 150 million RFID products in over 50 countries for major projects that include national ID, e-passport, foreign resident ID, worker ID, driver's license and vehicle registration programs worldwide. Additional information on the complete portfolio of HID Global's government ID solutions can be found at:

About HID Global
HID Global is the trusted source for innovative products, services, solutions, and know-how related to the creation, management, and use 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. The company's primary brands include ActivID®, EasyLobby®, FARGO®, IdenTrust®, LaserCard®, Lumidigm®, Quantum Secure and HID®. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 2,200 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit

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