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Multicard Provides Identity Management Service for Australia´s Student Flights Travel Agency

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Brisbane, Australia, August 17, 2011 (euro adhoc) - 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 been selected by the youth-oriented Australian
travel agency Student Flights to provide identity management services for the
verification and issuance of International Student Exchange (ISE) student ID
cards.

Student Flights is the youth and adventure division of Brisbane-based Flight
Centre Limited and its 50 stores across Australia are authorized issuing agents
for the internationally recognized ISE card. In addition to serving as an ID
credential for student travel and work, ISE cards also entitle their holders to
student discounts worldwide on everything from flights and rail passes to food,
hotels and hostels, as well as emergency assistance while traveling. 

"Multicard´s identity management solution allows us to outsource the backend
activities associated with issuing ISE cards while still maintaining our role as
the primary interface with our customers. Multicard´s online portal is very easy
to use, students get their ISE cards quickly and the whole system is secure.
This is important to us because Student Flights is recognized as a leader in the
youth travel market and ISE cards are a must-have for every student traveling at
home or abroad," said Darren Lloyd, Student Flights´ Brand Leader.

The customized identity management system that Multicard has implemented for
Student Flights includes a secure online portal for data collection,
verification of applicants´ age and status as students or teachers, and card
issuance by Multicard´s secure card production bureau. Once a Student Flights
staff member has captured all of the relevant information about a student and
entered it into Multicard´s portal, Multicard verifies the data and produces the
card, which can then be mailed directly to the student or delivered to the
Student Flights sales office for pick-up.

"Multicard´s broad experience with identity management systems helped us to
create a custom solution for Student Flights that meets the needs of their
business, which is centered around providing personalized, experience-based
service," said Ross Head, Managing Director for Multicard Australia.  "By
helping Student Flights to give their customers a positive experience, we also
benefit with follow on business as students return each year to have their
expired ISE cards reissued."

About Multicard
Multicard, a business unit of Identive Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVE; Frankfurt:
INV), is a worldwide supplier of card solutions for secure identification
programs, with in-house capabilities for credential issuance, personalizationand
fulfillment for the consumer, government, education, healthcare, smart community
and corporate markets. Multicard offers a complete open payment platform, ID
systems management and engineering services as well as full implementation and
program management. Multicard also is a provider of enrollment, emergency
management and accreditation solutions using government or corporate IDs. For
additional information, visit www.multicard.com.au

Identive Group, Inc. is a leading provider of products, services and solutions
for the security, identification and RFID industries. For more information,
please visit www.identive-group.com.


Further inquiry note:
Frau Annika Oelsner
Tel.: +49 89 9595-5220
E-Mail: aoelsner@identive-group.com

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company:     Identive Group Inc.
             Carnegie Ave., Bldg. B  1900 
             US-CA 92705  Santa Ana
phone:       +1 949 553 4280
FAX:         +49 89 9595-5555
mail:     investorrelations@identive-group.com
WWW:      http://www.identive-group.com
sector:      Computing & Information Technology
ISIN:        US45170X1063
indexes:     NASDAQ
stockmarkets: Nasdaq: New York, free trade: Berlin, Hamburg, Stuttgart,
             Düsseldorf, München, Open Market / Entry Standard: Frankfurt 
language:   English
 



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