HID Global Delivers Multi-Technology National ID Cards to Saudi Arabia

HID Global, a source for secure identity solutions, recently announced that Saudi Arabia has increased requirements for national ID cards based on the company’s LaserCard OSM (optical security media) technology.  The multiple technology smart cards are issued to Saudi citizens for identification, e-government, and regional travel purposes.

“The Saudi Arabia program is a leading example of how a single card that integrates multiple technologies can deliver world-class protection and functionality,” said Uwe Ludwig, LaserCard’s vice president of sales in EMEA. “After six years, we are proud that the program continues to provide security and law enforcement authorities with a key asset in preventing counterfeiting and fraudulent use of vital documents.”

More detailed information on the Saudi Arabia program can be found in the case study “LaserCard Saudi Arabia National ID Card”.  Arabic speakers may access all of LaserCard materials at the company’s comprehensive new Arabic website www.lasercard.com.

LaserCard, part of HID Global, is a supplier of secure Government ID solutions that are at the forefront of advanced ID credential design, manufacturing, ID system integration and end-to-end support services. Together with its partners, LaserCard enables government customers to protect their borders, citizens and services, and helps commercial clients safeguard their employees and assets.


 

Featured

  • Maximizing Your Security Budget This Year

    7 Ways You Can Secure a High-Traffic Commercial Security Gate  

    Your commercial security gate is one of your most powerful tools to keep thieves off your property. Without a security gate, your commercial perimeter security plan is all for nothing. Read Now

  • Busy South Africa Building Integrates Custom Access Control System

    Nicol Corner, based in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa, is home to a six-star fitness club, prime office space, and an award-winning rooftop restaurant. This is the first building in South Africa to have its glass façade fully incorporate fritted glazing, saving 35% on energy consumption. Nicol Corner (Pty) LTD has developed a landmark with sophisticated design and unique architecture by collaborating with industry-leading partners and specifying world-class equipment throughout the project. This includes installing a high-spec, bespoke security and access control system. Read Now

  • Only 13 Percent of Research Institutions Are Prepared for AI

    A new survey commissioned by SHI International and Dell Technologies underscores the transformative potential of artificial intelligence (AI) while exposing significant gaps in preparedness at many research institutions. Read Now

  • Survey: 70 Percent of Organizations Have Established Dedicated SaaS Security Teams

    Seventy percent of organizations have prioritized investment in SaaS security, establishing dedicated SaaS security teams, despite economic uncertainty and workforce reductions. This was a key finding in the fourth Annual SaaS Security Survey Report: 2025 CISO Plans and Priorities released today by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications, and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment. Read Now

Featured Cybersecurity

Webinars

New Products

  • QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    The latest Qualcomm® Vision Intelligence Platform offers next-generation smart camera IoT solutions to improve safety and security across enterprises, cities and spaces. The Vision Intelligence Platform was expanded in March 2022 with the introduction of the QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC), which delivers superior artificial intelligence (AI) inferencing at the edge. 3

  • Compact IP Video Intercom

    Viking’s X-205 Series of intercoms provide HD IP video and two-way voice communication - all wrapped up in an attractive compact chassis. 3

  • Unified VMS

    AxxonSoft introduces version 2.0 of the Axxon One VMS. The new release features integrations with various physical security systems, making Axxon One a unified VMS. Other enhancements include new AI video analytics and intelligent search functions, hardened cybersecurity, usability and performance improvements, and expanded cloud capabilities 3