HID Global has released 150 million devices for electronic identification | 20.07.2012
HID Global has announced that the number of devices for the electronic identification of citizens produced by the HID on the orders of state bodies of different countries have exceeded 150 million. These
data collected and provided by the Irish centre of HID Global, where he developed components for access control and identification applications such as electronic passports, identity
personality and contactless card readers to access.
“We are proud of our status as a leading supplier of secure contactless technology of electronic identification of government agencies of different countries, says Anthony ball (Anthony Ball),
senior Vice President, identity management and access rights (Identity and Access Management, IAM), HID Global. — Our technology used by over 150 million
man, that’s almost a third of all owners of e-passports and identity cards. Currently, we supply our technology and know-how to all continents. The staff and all the community HID
Global share our pride in the contribution made by the company in the most important aspects of global security”.
In the vast majority of EU countries, and also in many countries outside Europe are now available mashinoschyotnaya electronic passports. According to the International organization civil
aircraft by December 2011, the world was issued 355 million of such documents. Company HID Global has manufactured over 100 million components for e-passports, which are used in
travel, citizens from 30 countries, representing about 28% of the world market. In addition, the company has delivered to 22 countries, more than 50 million of microchips used in various electronic
The plant in Ireland was built 15 years ago, and in 2007 it was acquired by HID Global. In 2010, it has made the modernization of production lines, and the company became one of the leaders in
Ireland in the field of technology identification and electronic passports. The main activities are research, development and production for e-government. Here also
is the international centre for the development of high performance components for radio-frequency identification systems.
According to forecasts of the consulting company Acuity Market Intelligence, by 2015, 85% of all annual production of identity cards will provide an electronic identification card.
It is expected that the number of countries using electronic IDs, will increase four times in comparison with the countries issuing traditional confirmations identification of citizens.
More airports (for example, in Moscow, London, Paris, Helsinki, Frankfurt, Munich, etc.) set up an automatic system of border control (Automated Border Control).
The technology of electronic identification and e-passport HID Global allow passengers faster to cross the border and avoid the long lines, while maintaining high accuracy and
“HID Global is at the center of leading world trends, says Craig Sandness (Craig Sandness), Vice President, sales solutions for e-government HID Global. — A
the move to electronic passports, greatly improving the level of security, privacy, comfort and security in border control and access. They also use and
other means of electronic identification — evidence was, driving license, voting ballots, health insurance, etc. As a leading manufacturer of electronic
passports and identity cards, our company is ready to provide the whole set of necessary the citizens of electronic documents”.
High-tech secure contactless microchips allow to enhance security of electronic passports and other documents issued by the government authorities of different countries.
The production of microchips HID Global’s tamper-proof and have a high degree of reliability that minimizes the number of identification errors and potential fraud
documents. The company aims to increase the service life of electronic documents in terms of daily use.