NTT opens new office in California embedded with STid mobile ID technology


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NTT Research, part of NTT, a global technology and business solutions provider, recently inaugurated new offices in Sunnyvale, California to support its rapid growth and host the area’s diverse high-tech talent pipeline. The state-of-the art technology complex features an exceptional integration of security, infrastructure and operations solutions such as access control, modular turnstiles, visitor management, video analytics, climate and air quality monitoring, smart windows, among others with renowned brands such as STid, Genetec, Splan, Mobotix Dormakaba, etc.

STid Group,a manufacturer of next generation contactless high security, has been chosen by NTT Global Sourcing, a wholly owned company within NTT Inc., established to create global strategic partner relationships and expand their market share. “We acknowledge the importance of challenging conventional norms in electronic security, NTT Global Purchasing strives to create a convergence and global strategy to actively enhance the competitive position of the company through their numerous top-level suppliers,”said Arvind Kumar – VP, Global Head of Indirects at NTT Global Sourcing Inc.

STid’s Architect Blue readers and its STid Mobile ID App have reinvented access control, providing user-friendly identification solutions by transferring the user’s access card onto their smartphone, to work alongside or replace their RFID card.

“New factors are starting to become increasingly important when designing high-security buildings. As staff members are more concerned about having an exceptional experience at work, they start to consider the building environment,” commented Matthew D Ireland, Chief Information Security Officer at NTT Research.

This strategic partnership ensures a comprehensive security level and interoperability due to STid’s multiple interfaces and open protocol options. STid offers a unified identification across diverse systems such as Corporate Access Control, Printing, Vending Machines, Visitor Management, Lockers, Cashless Restaurants, Time and Attendance, OEM, among others.

Alex Valadez of Innovati Inc.commented on this strategic partnership: “Companies are exposed to the constant global risks that involve damage to the company’s reputation, heavy economic losses or even the wellbeing of employees. We offer all kinds of technological solutions to improve and streamline internal processes and guarantee the wellbeing and safety of the company. We have profound expertise in supporting companies incorporate instinctive readers and cards to enhance their businesses. We are collaborating with NTT to implement a comprehensive security management autonomy and increasing the global mobility NTT requires.”

A large number of ARCS-B/BT: Keypad/RFID/Bluetooth/NFC readers and ARCS-AQ/BT: Standard/Bluetooth/NFC/QR Code readers and a couple of ARC-D/BT: Standard/ Biometric readers and ARCS-H/BT: Desktop Bluetooth readers are being integrated at Sunnyvale to comply with NTT user profiles.

“We collaborate with NTT and Innovati Inc. core values, our firm commitment to our clients shaped by our outstanding customer service, our quest for technical excellence archived by only deploying top of the range components and our passion for cutting edge technology with ambitious character will be the foundations of our alliance,” explains Pierre-Antoine Larrera de Morel, STid Group Global VP.

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