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Enterprise Single Sign-On 9.0.2 - Wearable Device Authentication Users Guide



Subject This guide describes how to use the Primary account, Access to applications and Self Enrollment menus of the Enterprise Access Management (EAM) portal.
Audience This guide is intended for end-users.
Required Software EAM 9.0 evolution 2 and later versions. For more information about the versions of the required operating systems and software solutions quoted in this guide, please refer to One Identity EAM Release Notes.
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Wearable Device Overview

Wearable Device Overview

The IoT (Internet of Things) has allowed daily common devices, such as wearable devices, to communicate with each other to make our life easier and help us in our active lifestyle. The Nymi Band is one of them; a simple wrist band that can be easily worn for your daily activities. However, combined with the Enterprise Access Management solution of One Identity, the Nymi Band offers you much more.

Indeed, once you have activated your Nymi Band and followed the next steps of this guide, you will be able to log on to your Windows session securely and "hands-free".



The Nymi Band as a solution for accessing your computer or tablet

Activate your Nymi Band and complete the enrollment procedure. Your wearable device is ready for computer access.

There is nothing to memorize, no Windows password to remember. Just select and validate the Password tile and you will be automatically authenticated wearing your activated Nymi Band.

The Nymi Band, for people who need a quick and secure access to their computer

The Nymi Band is a strong authentication device, ideal for retailers or bank branches that use tablets to authenticate and accelerate their daily tasks.

The Nymi Band is a biometric device that uses your ECG, unique to each person, to identify and authenticate you.


Before Starting

You need the following devices:

  • A computer/tablet to log on.
  • A smartphone with the Nymi Companion app installed.
  • Your Nymi Band activated.

IMPORTANT: For more information on the Nymi Companion app and activating your Nymi Band, go to


You must execute the following steps:

  • Install the Nymi Bluetooth dongle on all the computers/tablets on which you want to log on.
  • Install the following service on the same computer:
    Setup-Nymi Bluetooth Service.exe (contact a Nymi representative for more information).


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