Hong Kong – CARTES Asia (Booth 3C017) – March 25, 2013 – HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, today announced that it will showcase its innovative contactless and digital technology with its next generation secure identity ecosystem at tomorrow’s CARTES Asia Secure Connexions Event in Hong Kong. The company will highlight its iCLASS SE® platform for mobile access including its state-of-the-art iCLASS Seos™ credential that is a finalist in the 2013 Asian SESAME awardcompetition.  iCLASS Seos offers a high frequency solution for increased security, privacy and portability while delivering maximum interoperability by supporting emerging technologies such as NFC smartphones as well as future technologies. In addition to showcasing its enhanced capabilities for creating, using and managing secure identities, the company will also highlight itsEasyLobby® Secure Visitor Management (SVM™) software and FARGO® card printer/encoders that include its HDP8500LE Industrial Card Printer/Laser Engraver. Company executives will speak at conference track sessions during the event.

HID Global will demonstrate its comprehensive range of world-class secure identity solutions in Hall 3, booth #3C017 at the Hong Kong Asia-World Expo from March 27-28, 2013, including:

Solutions for Creating a Secure Identity


  • Card Personalization Solutions: HID Global will present its new FARGO HDP8500LE Industrial Series Card Printer/Laser Engraver for high duty cycle, high-volume ID programs; its FARGO Direct-to-Card (DTC) and High Definition Printing™(HDP®) printer/encoder solutions; and Asure ID® card personalization software which changes the paradigm of how ID card personalization software looks, feels and performs.



  • Embedded Technologies: Embedded platforms to enable third parties to develop hardware that works within the Genuine HID® ecosystem such as iCLASS SE solutions including the SIO® Processor that can be used across a variety of platforms to SIO-enable third-party hardware.


Solutions for Using Secure Identity


  • Genuine HID Credentials and ReadersOMNIKEY® desktop readers and iCLASS SE platform credentials and reader solutions including iCLASS SE/multiCLASS SE™ readers for higher security and migration to mobile access.



Solutions for Managing Secure Identities 





HID Global executives will present at CARTES Asia conference track sessions:


  • Anton Fischer, Director of Key Accounts, Government ID Solutions – “Advanced Government ID Credentials” during track session: ID management and eGovernment on Wednesday, March 27 from 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.


  • Benny Kwok, Regional Sales Manager, Hong Kong & Macau – “Securely Managing Identities in the Cloud in a World Where Payment and Other Applications Are Moving to NFC Smartphones” during track session: Identification and RFID Workshop on Wednesday, March 27 from 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.


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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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