IRVINE, Calif., March 1, 2012 – HID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, today announced that the company’s president and CEO, Denis Hébert, will speak on auto ID technology developments and the future of credentials as part of a CEO panel during ID World Abu Dhabi 2012, March 18-19 at the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Hébert will also provide insights on the role of RFID technology for machine-readable travel documents and other government-to-citizen ID applications.
Also speaking at the conference will be HID Global’s Thomas Harenberg, vice president of sales, Middle East and Africa, Government ID Solutions - who will share his perspective on the future of government ID programs including critical success factors and emerging trends. Harenberg will also explore the most pressing government concerns, worldwide, including the requirements to increase information system security and improve electronic administration cost efficiency, which are both critical factors driving the evolution of advanced ID credential programs.
Hebert will be participating on the CEO Vision panel on March 19 at 4 p.m. Harenberg’s presentation is scheduled earlier on the same day, at 11 a.m.
HID Global will be showcasing its government-to-citizen ID solutions at the conference, including e-documents, readers, inlays, prelaminates, LaserCard® optical security media, smart card ID credentials, FARGO® secure card production printers, and professional services in Booth A7. HID Global is at the forefront of the government ID market and is a major supplier of secure contactless technology transponders – the core technology for e-passports, e-visas, e-national ID cards, and other digital secure credentials. The company’s government-to-citizen ID solutions have been deployed in 28 countries for major projects that also include foreign resident, worker ID and vehicle registration programs worldwide.
About ID World 2012
ID World Abu Dhabi 2012, the fifth annual EMEA summit on the strategic topic of identification, will open its doors in the UAE on March 18 and 19, 2012 and will be held at the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, an institution which not only keeps abreast with new developments at the political, economic and social spheres of human endeavor, but also formulates the most suitable responses and strategies for keeping the UAE society ahead in the race of modernity. For more information, visit www.idworldabudhabi.com.
About HID Global
HID Global is the trusted source for secure identity solution for millions of customers around the world. Recognized for robust quality, innovative designs and industry leadership, HID Global is the supplier of choice for OEMs, system integrators, and application developers serving a variety of markets. These markets include physical and logical access control, including strong authentication and credential management; card printing and personalization; highly secure government ID; and identification technologies used in animal ID and industry and logistics applications. The company's primary brands include HID®, ActivIdentity®, FARGO®, and LaserCard®. Headquartered in Irvine, California, HID Global has over 2,100 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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