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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Multicard Implements Statewide Standard Credential for Colorado’s Concealed Carry Handgun Permit

Standardized credential ensures consistency of permits issued across Colorado’s 64 counties DENVER, Colorado, March 20, 2012 – Multicard, a leading supplier of credential solutions, identity management and system integration services and a business unit of Identive Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVE: Frankfurt: INV), announced today that it has developed and implemented a standardized “concealed carry” handgun permit for Colorado’s county sheriffs’ association. For this latest secure identification project for public safety organizations, Multicard has designed and produced a secure, pre-printed identification card to be used statewide. Multicard was awarded the contract by...

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Near Field Not So Far Away

It is inevitable that you have already, or if not will soon, experience the buzz surrounding NFC technology. The transition from mere concept to universal adoption will undoubtedly take time; however, evidence leads us to believe that this year will be a pivotal year for NFC. We can expect to see pilots, projects and trials come to fruition, blossoming from seeds to full-blown commercial deployments. Of course, there are many drivers to the acceptance of NFC technology–education, awareness, availability of devices, widespread infrastructure, penetration of devices, cost, revenue, marketing incentive...

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What Happens in Vegas, Doesn’t Always Stay in Vegas…Identive Exhibits at Inaugural CARTES Event

Last week, the Identive team headed to the world renowned Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada for the inaugural CARTES in North America Expo & Conference. Though only in its infancy, the show quickly transcended into a high-level, content-filled conference with an estimated 1,000+ industry professionals in attendance. The three-day conference featured an esteemed committee of industry experts, a detailed agenda entailing mobile financial services, cards, security and Smart ID, as well as a diverse list of exhibitors from around the globe. Over the course of the three action-packed days,...

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Innovative Access Control Technology from Identive Revolutionizes Integrated Identity Management

New reader family enables rapid convergence of physical and logical access  SANTA ANA, Calif. and ISMANING, Germany, March 13, 2012 – Identive Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVE: Frankfurt: INV), today introduced TouchSecure OpenAccess™, a family of revolutionary access readers that enable a broad range of organizations to upgrade and integrate their physical and logical access control systems quickly and cost-effectively while retaining existing proprietary physical access systems. “To enhance security of personnel and assets within their facilities, government agencies and businesses of all sizes are working to integrate their physical and IT...

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Identive and WPG Americas Team to Deliver NFC Pairing Solution for Transferring Medical X-Rays

SAN JOSE and SANTA ANA, Calif. and ISMANING, Germany, March 12, 2012 - WPG Americas, Inc. and Identive Group Inc. (NASDAQ: INVE, Frankfurt: INV) today announced that they have teamed to deliver a near field communications (NFC) solution that allows data from high-end medical imaging devices to be transferred to multiple exam room monitors throughout a provider’s office, without cables, wires or additional network investment. Digital radiography cameras are rapidly replacing traditional x-ray systems in medical offices of all sizes, because they expose patients to less radiation, provide higher quality images and greatly simplify record keeping. “By making...

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Identive Smart Fold USB Reader on NBC News

CardLogix’s Multi-factor Age Verification (MFA) Solution for online gaming was featured on Las Vegas and Southern Nevada’s NBC KSLV News3 on February 28th, 2012. Watch as KSLV News3′s own Sergio Avila demonstrates CardLogix’s smart player card and biometric approach in eliminating the problem of underage gaming. Individuals such as Mark Lipparelli of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, Carol O’Hare of the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling, and Michael Daly of Ballys Technologies are also featured in the news segment. Identive’s SCR3500 Smart Fold USB reader can be seen around the...

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Identive Announces NFC Transponder Product Line Based on Sony FeliCa Lite

TOKYO, Japan, March 4, 2012  – Identive Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVE; Frankfurt: INV), a provider of products, services and solutions for the identification, security and RFID industries, today announced a new line of near field communication (NFC) transponder products based on Sony Corporation’s FeliCa Lite chip technology. The announcement coincides with the NFC and Smart World Conference in Tokyo this week, where Identive will be previewing its new FeliCa Lite designs for NFC Forum Type 3 engineered inlays for tag and label applications as well as its ultra-thin SmartCore(TM) technology for...

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