Mobile Badges From Openpath vs Physical Badges

By Brian Rhodes, Published Jan 13, 2021, 01:33pm EST

A key weakness of mobile credentials is eliminating credential cards that served as physical badges identifying employees. Now, Openpath is introducing mobile badges that they say enhances the physical badge.

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Inside this note, we examine Openpath's approach and the specific strengths and weaknesses versus physical badges.

Not *********, *** '*********'

******** **** *** ******* Badges *** *** * replacement *** ******** ******* ID ****** *** *** another ***** ** ******** not ********* **** ****** before.

******** **** ****:

** **** **** * Digital *****/** ** ** enhancement, *** *** * replacement ** * ******** ID.

********* *** ** *** have “****** ****” ****** verification ** * ******** requirement *** **** ****** to **** ** * mobile ********** **** ***** only **** ** ** shown **** **** ** time ** *** **** challenged ** ***** **** are *** **** ***.

***** *** **** ***** and *********** ********** ***** someone ****** **** * physical ** ***** ******* it's ** ******* ********** requirements, ******** ************, ******** taste ** *********** ******** processes.

**** ** *** ********* who ******* ***** ** wear ***** ****** *** visual ************ **** ******** to ** **.

**** ** ***** ** an ******** ******** **** enables **** ******** *** digital ****** ** **** meet *** ***** ** all.

Openpath's ******* ****** ********

******** ***** *** *** digital ****** '*** ****** identity ************ *** * frictionless, ******* ****** ******'.

** ********* *****, ******** replaces *********** ***** **** images **** *** **** contains ******** *********** ***** the ********** **** ****, photo, ******* ****, *** job ********.

*** ******* ****** *** created ** * *** portion ** *** ***** UI:

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******** **** ****** *** be ********** **** ***** and ***** ******* *** 'custom ****** (**** ******* Status) *** ** ******** with *** ******* *******.'

Mobile ****** ******* ***** ** ******

******, ****** ********* ** not ********* ******* *** flexibility ** ******* ***** ID ******* ** ****** cards, ******* ******* ** blank **** ******* *******:

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******** ********* *** ******* of ****** ******** ***** details ** ******:

**** ****** **** * basic *** ******* ******* to **** **** ****** credential **** **** **** physical *** - *** it's *** * ******* available ** ***** ****** apps *** ** *** a *** ** ******* in ***** ***** *** designs ******** **** **** a ****** ******** *********** and * ******** ***********.

Digital ***** *******

*** **** ** ****** digital ****** ** ******** in *** ******* ***** pricing, ***** ** *** by *******, *** ********* ~$20 *** ***** *** reader **** ********* ******.

*******, *** ****** ****** such ** '******* ******', Openpath's ******* **** ** required ** $** *** month *** ******.

Strengths ** ******** ***** ***

**** **** ** ******* IDs, ******** ****** *** identity ************ ** * glance, ********** ***** *** common *********** ** **** the *** '** *** times' ** ***** ** lanyards.

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******** ****** *********** *** often ******* ** ******* photo ***, *****, *** expiration *****. **** *** example ***** ********** *** ******** ** **** **** as ** ****** ********** and ***** **:

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******** *** *** **** display ****** ************ **** 'COVID **********', '***** ***/***' certified, ** '******** ******' ratings. ******** ** ** Codes *** ******* ********* credentials ** ***** *******, like *********, ******* *****, or **********/****.

Weaknesses ** ******** ******

******* *** **** ** issuing ******** ***** *** be ****, *** *** details **** **** *** be ***-**-**** ****** *** credential ****** ***** *******.

**** ****** ***/*****/***** ******** on ***, ******* **** access ******, *** *****, facility *********, *** **** endorsements ***** ****** ****** than ******** ****** *** be ****.

** ********, ********'* ******* badges *** **** ******* or ****** ******* ******* and ********** *** *********** rapidly *** ******* ** user ******.

Issues **** ******** ******* ******

*** ** *** ******* problems **** ********'* ******* badges ** **** ***** need ** ******** *** app ** **** * badge ******** ***** **** take ****. ******** ************ that ******** * *****/*** will ** ******** ** display ****.

************, **** ****-******* ******* (like ******** *** ***** systems) ****** ** ********* on *** ******* ********.

******** **** **** ******* could ** ***** ** future ******** *** *** not **** * ****-****** item ** *******:

**** ** **** *** the ******* ******* ** our ******* *****. ** have ****** **** ****** as * *** ** further ******** * ****. When ** *** ******* research *** ***** ******, we ****'* **** **** it *** * **** priority ** ******* * barcode *** * ** code. ** *** ****** we ***** **** ** including * ******* ** QR **** ** ********* by *********.

Unlikely ** ******* ******** ******

***** *** ********* ******** purpose *** **** ********** in ******* ***** ** badges, ** ** *** see **** ***** * major ******* **** **** business ** ******** **** other ****** *********.

** ********** ***** ****** access ********* *** ****** to *** ******* ********.

****** '******* *****' ** ID ** **** ****** may ** ****** *** some ************, *** *** many ****** *********, *** expectation ** ***** *** wear ******** ****** ** not * *******.

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Comments (7)

**** ****** **** * good **** ** ***** time * ***** ** read ** * ******, the ************ ******* ** the *** ******** ****** viewing *** ************.

***, **** ************** ** important. ******** ********* ** challenge, ** ***********.

******** ********* ** *********, is ***********.

****'* ***********. ** *** mean ****** ****** ** be *********** *** ******** badges ***** ***** ** a *********?

***** ******** ** * building ***** ****** *** issued ****** ******** ****** not ******* ***. ******.

******* ** **** ** security ***** ******* *** system.

********** ** **** ****** as ** *** ****** from ********* ** **** doors **** *** ******* behind **. **’* **** to **** *** **** behind *** ** ******* who ******* ** ** allowed.

**** ** **’* **** for *** *** ************ to **** * ****** heading ** *** ******** wearing * **** ****, even ****** *** ******** is **** ** *** conference ****.

*****'* **** *** ***** wrinkle *** **** ****** don't **** ** ** seen ** ***** * "Karen".

* ***** ***** **** Openpath **** ***** *** scenarios ***** * ******* badge ** ******** ** replace * ******** ***** completely. *******, ******** ****** that ****** ** ******* badges *** *** ********* in ***** ****, ***** is ******.************ ******* ************ ****** badges *** **** ***** and *** ******* * lot ** ********* ************** lessons. *** *******, ****** a ******** ********* ***** a ****** ***** ***** badge ** ***** ********, mobile ****** **** * greater ************** ** ******* and ************ *** **** to ** *******. ********* provides ****** ****** ** millions ** ****** ******* some ** *** ******* global *************. ** *** speak **** *****-**** ********** that **** ******* *** technology ** ******* **** not **** **** ** should ** **** ** every ********.

* ***** **** ** know *** ********* ****** the “********”.

* *** ******* *****?

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