HID Global Named Top 10 Access Control Brands in China for Eight Consecutive Years

Beijing, China, October 20 , 2011 --HID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, today announced that the company has been selected as China's Top 10 Access Control Brands for 2011" for the eighth consecutive year by A&S China, a leading security publication in the nation. The award reinforces HID Global's strong presence in the Chinese market over the past years as well as HID Global's commitment to innovation, superior quality and customer satisfaction excellence.

With entries from over 2,500 system integrators, end-users and consultants, the award honors trusted, quality brands in the industry. Over the years, the HID Global brand has become synonymous with integrity, innovation and quality and was also recognized this year with awards at some of the industry's most influential conferences around the world for its iCLASSÒ SE™ next generation access control platform. The new platform enables digital credentials to be embedded in smart phones and other mobile devices for access control and other applications, opening new market opportunities for NFC-enabled mobile phones.

The A&S China award also reflects HID Global's ongoing initiative to align its business to the local opportunities by providing flexible, feature-rich solutions coupled with proactive support. HID Global has also successfully penetrated different vertical markets, including banking, utility, airport and metro with customized IP-based access solutions. At the same time, HID Global has enhanced the support in Northwest China by providing local technicians hands-on training on advanced access control solutions, equipping them with the skills needed to support future installations and maintenance.

As part of the company's Genuine HID™ commitment to customer satisfaction excellence, HID Global will continue to drive technology and product innovations that benefit the customers, and constantly evaluate the evolving customers' needs to move the industry forward.

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.