HID Global’s iCLASS Seos Credential Wins SESAMES Award at CARTES Asia 2013

News Highlights:

  • iCLASS Seos™ credential recognized for the most innovative technological in software and applications category at CARTES Asia 2013
  • Award marks HID Global’s thirteenth accolade for its iCLASS SE platform solution
  • Recognition further validates company’s commitment to continually support customers with innovative secure identity solutions for a range of applications using smart cards and NFC smartphones

HONG KONG, March 27, 2013 CARTES Asia 2013 HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, today announced that its iCLASS Seoscredential has won the Asian SESAMES Award in the software and applications category.  The award recognizes the industry’s most innovative technological applications developed for the Asia Pacific market in the field of smart cards, digital security, identification, secure transactions, and contactless technology. Judges include industry experts who evaluated entries during the competition and the Asian SESAME award marks HID Global’s thirteenth accolade for its iCLASS SE platform solution by the industry’s most influential security organizations and publications worldwide. 

“As HID Global’s latest addition to our award-winning iCLASS SE platform, iCLASS Seos reinforces our Genuine HID commitment to deliver new capabilities for meeting current and future secure identity requirements,”said Selva Selvaratnam, senior vice president and chief technology officer with HID Global. “HID Global is honored to be recognized by the Asian SESAMES Award committee. The award further validates our dedication to continually support customers with innovative solutions for a broad range of applications using a combination of smart cards, microprocessor cards and NFC-enabled mobile devices.” 

iCLASS Seos features a standards-based universal card edge, which supports multiple technologies and future technologies for maximum interoperability. The credential is portable for use on NFC smartphones while providing data confidentiality and strong authentication with state-of-the-art cryptography for mutual authentication and data encryption that protects the privacy of contactless communications.  

HID Global is demonstrating its iCLASS Seos credential at CARTES Asia Secure Connexions Event in Hall 3, booth #3C017 at the Hong Kong Asia-World Expo through March 28, 2013.

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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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