Omni-ID acquired by HID Global
Omni-ID has announced that it has been acquired by HID Global, a global specialist in trusted identity solutions.
The acquisition includes Omni-ID’s extensive range of ultra-high frequency (UHF) radio frequency identification (RFID) devices, including passive hard tags and labels and a growing range of active devices that are used by companies to track and monitor manufacturing components, energy infrastructure, logistics containers, IT assets, and equipment on the International Space Station.
Commenting on the news, CEO Tony Kington, who was part of the team that founded Omni-ID when it was spun out of QinetiQ in 2007 said, “Since Omni-ID started life as a dynamic and highly ambitious spin-out, we have been on a mission to provide our customers with a wide range of industry-leading passive and active UHF based hardware for a broad array of applications in the logistics, energy, manufacturing and IT sectors.
“HID Global provides the perfect platform to push our ambition even further, combining the RFID market leadership and structure of a major multinational organisation with our product development and agile engineering prowess”.