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Posted: 12/03/13

CARTES Paris has traditionally been a resounding success for HID Global and CARTES 2013 was no exception. This year, booth attendees were consistently saying that it was the busiest the show has been for years with 2013 marking a major rejuvenation of the largest contactless technology-centric trade event in EMEA. This was certainly reflected at HID Global’s booth, where there was a constant...


Posted: 12/05/12

With advances in the smartphone market, is NFC set to surpass the traditional lock and key?

We rarely go anywhere without our mobile phones - they have long surpassed being used just for calling to say we are running late or for short conversations - we now rely on them for many of our business needs and the variety of convenient applications they can provide to help us in our daily...


Posted: 11/14/12

Following HID Global's success at last year's CARTES & IDentification show, one of the largest industry-centric security events, CARTES 2012 proved to be even more engaging with key industry players, prospects and customers abuzz in Paris at HID Global's booth last week.

Walking around the show, I was not surprised to see that all...


Posted: 05/22/12

It's such a satisfying feeling when you've been planning an international event for six months and it all goes swimmingly - especially when you have a another major event (CARDS Middle East) taking place simultaneously in Abu Dhabi!

IFSEC 2012, which was held in Birmingham UK between 14-17 May, was a tour de force and provided a perfect opportunity for HID to exhibit with our parent...


Posted: 11/22/11

Looking back to last week...

...that Monday was probably the start of just another normal work week that was full of the usual trappings of meetings and deadlines for many people. But as the sun rose in Paris on this particular Monday, November 14th, the day marked the beginning of one the most exciting and jammed packed weeks of the year for HID Global as the team geared up for a busy...


Posted: 11/08/11

Today, organizations are seeking to more clearly define and implement...

...corporate identity systems that easily integrate into their existing infrastructure, and also stand the test of time with the numerous changing demands inherent to large enterprise organizations. Though some best practices...


Posted: 12/28/10

When I look back at the CARTES & Identification show in Paris this month...

...I can say that one of the main takeaways was definitely that the smart card industry is picking up following several economically challenging years. According to the Brussels-based vendor trade group Eurosmart, more than 5.3 billion smart cards were...


Posted: 08/24/09

Even the biggest technophobe can’t have missed the soaring popularity of social networking sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter over the past couple of years.

Social networking websites can be a powerful...