HID's Gesture Credentials Patents

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Jul 10, 2013

Proximity style credentials carry a huge risk: they can be passively read by thieves, who take the stolen information and gain unlawful entry into access controlled buildings. HID Global, a major credential provider, has filed patents that keeps prox credentials locked tight until moving it in a specific way. Could this new authentication inject a dose of high security into a vulnerable EAC mainstay? We look at HID's "Gesture" patents in this note.

How it Works

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