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Posted: 09/24/13

The access control industry’s move to open standards is cultivating a broad range of interoperable products with enhanced features and security. Open standards also ensure that solutions can be easily upgraded to support changes in technology and applications, and give users the confidence that investments in today’s technologies can be leveraged in the future.

One recently established...


Posted: 07/30/13

Multiple factors of authentication, including biometrics, can increase the probability that an individual presenting a card to a reader is the same person to whom the card was initially issued.  Biometrics authenticates identity by measuring and verifying an individual’s unique physical characteristics, such as fingerprints, hand and face geometry, or patterns found in the eye’s iris.  Since...


Posted: 03/25/13

HID Global is seeking subject matter expert in the field of access control to participate in our market research survey (click button below). Your participation would be greatly appreciated as we explore trends in best practices for this rapidly evolving industry. Never has security been a more important issue than it is today, and we are seeking input about key trends, perceptions and issues...