EPM implements HID’s mobile access at Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing

by Agency News   2 February, 2017
EPM implements HID’s mobile access at Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing

The centralised mobile access control solution provides employees the option to use HID Global’s patented Twist and Go gesture or to simply tap their smartphone or wearable at an HID reader to open doors within Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing.

HID Global, a global vendor in trusted identity solutions, announced it has been selected by Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing Establishment to upgrade its access control solutions. The company has deployed HID Mobile Access to make it possible for Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing employees to use smartphones and wearables to access their office and facilities. The new solution supports Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing’s strategy to provide its employees an innovative and advanced secure access control solution that has significantly improved the end-user experience.

The centralised mobile access control solution provides employees the option to use HID Global’s patented Twist and Go gesture or to simply tap their smartphone or wearable at an HID reader to open doors within Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing.

“HID Global is a well-known brand and highly respected for its access control solutions. HID Mobile Access allows us to extend the use of smartphones and wearables to access our office, which has helped provide a convenient, cost-effective, secure and user-friendly experience to our employees. The solution is simple to use and allows us to manage employee credentials efficiently,” said Talal Al Ali, Smart Services Department Director, with The Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing Establishment.

The new solution has enabled Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing to increase security while also simplifying employee access, as well as management for administrators with its straightforward portal for issuing, managing and revoking mobile IDs to smartphones and wearables.

HID Global collaborated with regional EPM Systems and Solutions to deploy HID Mobile Access at Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing.

“HID Global’s mobile access control solution integrated perfectly into Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing’s credentials management platform. The ease of installation allowed us to deploy the solution speedily,” said Hadi Omer, Sales and Marketing Director with EPM Systems and Solutions.

“Mobility is on the rise in the Middle East. Being able to use smartphones and wearables for access control is crucial, as these devices are an integral part of our everyday lives at work,” said Harm Radstaak, Vice President and Managing Director of Physical Access Control Solutions with HID Global. “Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing deploying mobile access in their Dubai office validates this growing trend that provides the perfect balance between convenience and security in a mobile-first world.”

“HID Global’s mobile access solution has expanded the capability of what a smartphone and wearable can do. We look forward to using it for more applications in the future such as secure printing and IT security,” added Talal Al Ali.

Powered by Seos, HID Mobile Access supports Bluetooth Smart and NFC use on a variety of Apple and Android mobile devices. The solution includes mobile IDs, mobile apps, mobile-enabled iCLASS SE readers, and its HID Mobile Access portal for efficient provisioning and revoking of mobile IDs.

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