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HID Global completes NFC-enabled smartphone pilot at two enterprise businesses

September 25, 2012SSN Staff

IRVINE, Calif.—HID Global on Sept. 25 announced the completion of two pilot programs validating how Near Field Communication (NFC)-enabled smartphones allow employees to open doors with a mobile device.The pilots were conducted at the headquarters of Netflix, a digital TV and film subscription service, and Good Technology, a company that specializes in enterprise mobility solutions, using HID Global's iCLASS SE platform.This is the first time HID has tested the technology at commercial businesses....

Arizona State University, Good Technology, HID Global, Netflix, NFC, Security Systems News (SSN)

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Pilot shows smartphone potential

January 30, 2012Martha Entwistle

IRVINE, Calif.—With the announcement today of the completion of its smartphones-as-keys pilot project at Arizona State University, HID officials hope more integrators will begin to investigate how NFC-enabled smartphones might fit into their access control offerings in the future.Saying this project is just the beginning, Karl Weintz, VP business development, mobile access, for HID Global, said eventually smartphones will be able to “be used as a reader not just a credential.”The...

Arizona State University, Assa Abloy, AT&T, Gartner Group, HID, Karl Weintz, NFC, smartphones-as-keys, T-Mobile, Verizon, Yale Locks

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