Cohesion Revolutionizes Access with Google Wallet Mobile Credentials in Partnership with HID
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Cohesion Revolutionizes Access with Google Wallet Mobile Credentials in Partnership with HID

CHICAGO, Illinois, May 28, 2024 – Cohesion, a leading smart building software platform, in partnership with HID, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, proudly announces the availability of mobile credentials in Google Wallet. This innovative solution enables users to access buildings, spaces, and systems.

Now, with just an Android device, accessing buildings, workspaces, and secure systems becomes as simple as a tap. The integration of mobile credentials into Google Wallet supersedes the traditional access card, streamlining entry procedures into a seamless, contactless experience.


Thru Shivakumar, CEO of Cohesion, shares her enthusiasm about this groundbreaking advancement, “Our integration of mobile credentials in Google Wallet represents a significant advancement in access control technology. By leveraging HID's trusted identity solutions and our connected software platform, we empower organizations to enhance their space security. As smartphones become ubiquitous, the adoption of digital wallets is accelerating, necessitating the modernization of physical spaces to meet evolving consumer demands."

Transforming Access Management

Cohesion’s introduction of mobile credentials into Google Wallet signifies a leap forward in access management, offering benefits such as:

  • Remote Enrollment and Management: Organizations can now remotely issue and manage access credentials, significantly reducing the overhead associated with physical badges and enhancing convenience.
  • Enhanced Security: Leveraging the inherent security features of Android devices, mobile credentials offer a robust safeguard against unauthorized access, ensuring sensitive areas and data remain protected.
  • Eco-Friendly Solutions: By eliminating the need for plastic cards, mobile credentials align with environmental sustainability goals, reinforcing the commitment of Cohesion and its partners to green initiatives.
  • Improved User Experience: This innovation puts an end to the cumbersome juggle of access cards, keys, and fobs, offering a streamlined, digital-first approach to entry that users will appreciate for its simplicity and efficiency.


“Together with Cohesion, we’re excited to chart a new course in access control technology,” said Sanjit Bardhan, VP of Mobile from HID. “This partnership not only sets a new industry standard but signals a shift towards a more interconnected, efficient, and user-centric approach to building access.”


A Milestone for Digital Transformation

The launch of mobile credentials in Google Wallet by Cohesion and HID represents more than just technological advancement; it is a visionary step towards the comprehensive digital transformation of workplace environments. It reflects a deep understanding of the needs of modern businesses and their employees, setting the stage for further innovations that promise to reshape the industry.

To discover more about how mobile credentials in Google Wallet are changing the game for secure, convenient access, visit www.cohesionib.com/google-wallet.


About HID

HID powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places, and things, enabling safe transactions, productive work, and free travel. Our solutions provide convenient access to physical and digital spaces and connect things that can be digitally identified, verified, and tracked. HID products and services are used by millions of people globally, and our technology connects billions of things.Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID operates internationally, supporting over 100 countries. HID is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit www.hidglobal.com

About Cohesion

Cohesion leads the charge in transforming buildings into smart, connected environments. Its software platform bridges the gap between physical spaces and digital convenience, enhancing tenant experiences through intuitive solutions and driving operational efficiencies with AI-powered insights. Designed to scale across the spectrum of commercial real estate assets, Cohesion's platform enables owners to future-proof their investments and propel their properties into the new digital era. Learn more at www.cohesionib.com.

May 28, 2024

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