HID Global Wins Two Homeland Security Awards for its Mobile Biometric Reader and Cloud-based Identity Management Solutions

AUSTIN, Texas, March 19, 2021 – HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that American Security Today (AST) has recognized its HID NOMAD™ 30 Pocket Reader and WorkforceID™ solutions as winners of 2020 ASTORS Homeland Security awards.

HID NOMAD 30 Pocket Reader – Best Law Enforcement Mobile Device

The HID NOMAD 30 Pocket Reader enables end-users, such as law enforcement officers, to pair their own mobile devices with biometric reader hardware and perform matching within minutes while in the field. The pocket reader’s rapid identification capabilities offer improved operational efficiency and reduce time and booking costs associated with processing at police stations.

“We are proud to receive this award for our NOMAD 30 Pocket Reader, which facilitates rapid identification in the field and recognizes HID’s mission to enable and support law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve,” said Steve Currie, Senior Vice President and Head of Extended Access Technologies with HID Global

HID WorkforceID – Best Identification Management Solution

WorkforceID is HID’s new cloud-based identity and access management platform that enables a seamless, effortless experience when using identity credentials to access physical and digital workplaces. It offers a completely digital and turnkey deployment for administrators, and removes the complexity of installing, configuring and supporting on-premise software. For employees, contractors and visitors, it provides an ultra-convenient user experience with several streamlined digital workflows, such as visitor self-check-in and rules-based access to buildings and IT resources according to employees’ modified work schedules.

“We are pleased with this industry recognition for WorkforceID, which addresses the dynamic cyber and physical security needs, as well as regulatory compliance challenges, of today’s diverse work environments,” said Brad Jarvis, Senior Vice President and Head of Identity & Access Management Solutions with HID Global. “Our solution’s growing workforce and visitor identity management applications will continue to drive efficiency and further streamline workplace processes.”

The ASTORS Homeland Security Awards program recognizes the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking security solutions on the market and honors distinguished government and vendor solutions that deliver enhanced value, benefit and intelligence to end users in a variety of government, homeland security, enterprise, and public safety vertical markets.

Learn more about HID’s NOMAD 30 Pocket Reader and WorkforceID solutions.

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About HID Global

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 secure and convenient access to physical and digital places and connect things that can be accurately 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, industrial organizations and some of the most innovative companies on the planet. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 4,000 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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