HID Global Acquires Crossmatch to Expand in Biometric Identity Management

Crossmatch now complements HID’s portfolio of trusted identity products & services

HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, has announced that it has acquired Crossmatch, a leader in biometric identity management and secure authentication solutions, from Francisco Partners.

Crossmatch’s portfolio of products includes biometric identity management hardware and software that complement HID’s broad portfolio of trusted identity products and services, making HID Global one of the world’s major providers of fingerprint biometric technologies.

HID Global also gains a unique secure authentication solution, DigitalPersona, that goes beyond the traditional multi-factor approach to cybersecurity. DigitalPersona adds an array of risk-based factors, including behavioural biometrics, for secure, frictionless access to Windows and cloud, web, mobile and traditional applications.

Stefan Widing
President and CEO of HID Global

“Our acquisition of Crossmatch strengthens HID Global’s ability to offer innovative biometric identity solutions to hundreds of millions of users worldwide”

Richard Agostinelli
CEO of Crossmatch

"Our market-leading biometric identity management solutions and unique composite authentication solution perfectly complement HID’s already robust offerings"

The Crossmatch commercial biometrics business extends HID’s portfolio to include a broad array of single finger readers, modules, sensors and software developer kits (SDKs) for multiple vertical markets including – retail, financial, healthcare, OEM markets, and more.

Check out our HID Global, Crossmatch product offerings here.


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