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NFC and the War on Cash

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Cash as the physical embodiment of money or value is inefficient. It is also expensive to use, considering theft, fraud, security and costs associated with its physical handling: from armored cars to secure sorting facilities, to bank branch costs, and servicing and replenishing ATMs. Plastic money in the form of credit and debit cards has […]

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Hirsch Identive Showcases NFC “Mobile Touch to Open” at ISC West

Demonstrations feature interactive NFC displays and use cases LAS VEGAS, Nev., March 27, 2012 – Hirsch Identive, a leading provider of integrated high security access solutions and a business unit of Identive Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVE; Frankfurt: INV), will demonstrate at ICS West this week a new access solution that enables customers to use NFC-enabled mobile […]

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Identive Opens the Door to Physical Access with NFC-Enabled Smartphones

SANTA ANA, Calif. and ISMANING, Germany, March 25, 2012 – Identive Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVE: Frankfurt: INV), a provider of products and services for the identification, security and RFID industries, today announced a revolutionary way to enable the use of mobile phones to open doors and log on to computer networks. For the first time, users […]

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Identive Featured in DOTmed News Article

A popular video making the rounds on the Web for an Xperia smartphone accessory shows a somewhat hipsterish young man going through his day while merrily rubbing his phone against a bunch of tags. When he enters his car for a drive, he taps the tag draped over the rearview mirror in his car, and […]

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Identive in Attendance at Mobile World Congress 2012

You saw the hashtag #MWC12 all week. Did you miss out on the action? Well, don’t be alarmed, below please find some bulletpoints taken directly from the Mobile World Congress floor in Barcelona all this week. Ready? Here we go: Identive NFC’s Mathew Smith enjoyed the conference tweeting, “Insanely good! Both business wise and interest […]

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What Does the Future Hold for NFC? What Makes NFC Different? (Part 2)

As eluded to in previous “Ask Identive” blog posts, it’s all about bridging the gap between the digital and physical world. NFC allows for the collection of information you really want—location based services with intent. Marketing will serve as a key player, arguably one of the most popular future applications of the technology. Envision NFC as […]

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What is the History of NFC? Where did the Technology Come From?

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Still in its infancy, (near field communication) NFC technology is gradually being introduced to the “real world” through its deployment in smartphones, tablets, smart posters, and tags. Yet, as more mobile device manufacturers launch NFC-enabled phones and other handhelds, retailers and marketers implement NFC campaigns, and consumers embrace NFC applications, it seems only a matter […]

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