HID Global, Irvine, Calif., announced that its new iCLASS Seos™ card has been selected by the ASIS International organization as a winner of the 2012 ASIS Accolades Security’s Best competition, which recognizes the industry’s most innovative new technologies, products and services.

Judges representing a cross-sector of end users and technology experts evaluated more than 30 entries before selecting HID Global’s iCLASS Seos credential as one of the most innovative new solutions for 2012. 

Featuring a standards-based universal card edge, the iCLASS Seos is multi-application credential that supports a flexible data model to accommodate requirements from the most demanding applications. The credential is portable for use on NFC smartphones and provides data confidentiality /strong authentication with state-of-the-art cryptography for mutual authentication and data encryption that protects the privacy of contactless communications.  The iCLASS SE platform, including iCLASS Seos cards, also supports Seos digital keys from HID Global parent company ASSA ABLOY, which has launched a Seos ecosystem for issuing, delivering and revoking digital keys on mobile phones with NFC technology.

 For information, visit ASIS Booth No. 1509 or www.hidglobal.com