Axis Communications integrates with HID to offer mobile credentials

Axis Communications has launched an integration of HID Global’s Mobile Access with its AXIS A1001 network door controller and AXIS Entry Manager software. The Axis and HID mobile access control solution meets business demands to support mobile-enabled workforces. The solution enables mobile devices such as smartphones to function as credentials, allowing people to gain access to secured areas.

Mobile devices and smartphones are ubiquitous today and their functionality continues to advance to include diverse applications from contactless payments to health tracking. By integrating HID Global’s Mobile Access with its software and door controller, Axis will offer a solution combining convenience and security.

‘Axis and HID are partnering together to develop open IP-based secure access solutions’ stated Stephanie Hensler, Axis Communications Director of Business Development, Access Control. ‘Mobile credentials are finally gaining greater acceptance and adoption thanks to an increasingly mobile-first perspective. This mobile access control offering demonstrates Axis’ innovative solutions to the market in partnering with HID. It is an easy-to-deploy, easy-to-use solution.’

The HID and Axis mobile access offering is an end-to-end solution. It encompasses everything necessary for small-, medium- or enterprise-sized organisations to deploy mobile access control. The solution includes the AXIS A1001 controller which makes  decisions about who may enter, AXIS Entry Manager software which is integrated with HID Mobile Access portal, HID iCLASS SE and/or multiCLASS SE readers, the HID Mobile Access portal and app.

The solution stores secure identities on smartphones for opening doors and locks instead of managing traditional printed identity credentials. This improves convenience for end users and represents a more cost-effective and simpler way to manage credentials. It also provides  high levels of security and privacy protection.

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