HID Global Delivers Multi-Technology National ID Cards to Saudi Arabia

Single Card Solution Continues to Meet Multiple Government ID Needs

IRVINE, Calif.--()--HID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, today announced that Saudi Arabia has increased requirements for national ID cards based on the company’s LaserCard OSM (optical security media) technology. The multiple technology smart cards are issued to Saudi citizens for identification, e-government, and regional travel purposes.

“The Saudi Arabia program is a leading example of how a single card that integrates multiple technologies can deliver world-class protection and functionality,” said Uwe Ludwig, LaserCard’s vice president of sales in EMEA. “After six years, we are proud that the program continues to provide security and law enforcement authorities with a key asset in preventing counterfeiting and fraudulent use of vital documents.”

More detailed information on the Saudi Arabia program can be found in the case study “LaserCard Saudi Arabia National ID Card”. Arabic speakers may access all LaserCard materials at the company’s comprehensive new Arabic website.

LaserCard, part of HID Global, is a trusted supplier of secure Government ID solutions that are at the forefront of advanced ID credential design, manufacturing, ID system integration and end-to-end support services. Together with its partners, LaserCard enables government customers to protect their borders, citizens and services, and helps commercial clients safeguard their employees and assets.

About HID Global

HID Global is the trusted source for secure identity solutions 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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Contacts

HID Global
Jeremy Hyatt
Director, Global Public Relations
949-732-2177
jhyatt@hidglobal.com

Release Summary

Saudi Arabia has increased requirements for national ID cards based on LaserCard OSM (optical security media) technology.

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Contacts

HID Global
Jeremy Hyatt
Director, Global Public Relations
949-732-2177
jhyatt@hidglobal.com