Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) and HID Global’s partnership secures a wearable product called Nymi Band 3.0, which will enable secure touchless authentication and control in offices. The innovation wants to help employees by giving them clean working environments, including the offices pharmaceutical industries.(Photo : Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
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With the help of Nymi’s technology, workers can now authenticate themselves and enter cleanroom environments quickly and safely, without touching any screens or surfaces. Giesecke+Devrient’s official website stated that collaboration brings the advantage of highly secure access and identification across the entire facility or building.
The first report of the two security technology specialists’ partnership revealed that HID Global technology provides the access control capability, while G+D developed the authentication mechanism. Both of their technology will be implemented in the wristband of Nymi, a manufacturer of advance secure wearable access products.
HID Global’s Seos and G+D’s Secure Element
According to Help Net Security‘s previous report, HID Global announced Seos, its next-generation credential technology that will enable Band 3.0 users to easily open doors and authenticate their identities to machines, devices, and systems.(Photo : Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
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On the other hand, G+D’s Secure Element enables wearables manufacturers to add complementary applications to their watchbands, rings, smartwatches, and other wearable devices. It also allows them to integrate multiple functionalities such as parking and building access.
Seos credential technology’s benefits
IT systems and cloud applications, time and attendance, point of sale, automated cashless vending, secure print job collection, and authentication to PCs are just some of the additional features that HID’s Seos credential technology offers.
“For enterprises around the globe, for whom common security solutions are not sufficient, we engineer customized technologies, combining security with user convenience,” said Dr. Carsten Wengel, G+D Mobile Security’s Head of Sales and Distribution, as reported by Giesecke+Devrient‘s website.
“In our increasingly complex world, cooperation between industry specialists is key. With HID Global, we have a leading technology partner for authentication and access control on our side,” he added.