Identive Group Inc.

EANS-News: Identive Group Inc.
Identive's iAuthenticate™ Reader Now MFi-Certified for Secure ID Card Authentication to Apple® Mobile Devices


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Subtitle: Reader allows iPad® and iPhone® users to log on safely to secure
networks and websites, make electronic payments and more 

New Products

Santa Ana, Calif. and Ismaning, Germany, April 4, 2013 (euro adhoc) - Identive
Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVE; Frankfurt: INV), a provider of products and services
for the identification, security and RFID industries, today announced that its
iAuthenticate smart card reader has been certified under Apple's MFi program for
use with iPhone® and iPad® mobile devices. The iAuthenticate reader allows
people to use their iPhones or iPads to authenticate themselves to secure
networks, websites and payment systems using their smart chip-based IDs or
credit cards. 

iAuthenticate is designed for use with the iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad
(3rd generation), iPad 2, and iPad running iOS 5.0 or higher. Additionally, an
add-on adapter enables compatibility with the iPhone 5, iPad 4th generation and
iPad mini. The readers are available now from Identive and its authorized
resellers.

"With the BYOD, or 'bring your own device' culture permeating both the corporate
and government sectors, there is a growing need for an easy and secure solution
that allows employee-owned devices to be used to authenticate employee IDs. Our
iAuthenticate reader does just that, enabling authentication of corporate or
even highly secure federally-issued smart identification credentials using an
Apple iPad or iPhone," said Louis Modell, vice president of Identification
Products for group. "iAuthenticate helps companies protect their digital assets
while allowing employees to use their personal devices to accomplish work tasks
both within and outside the office. For the millions of employees and
contractors of the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and
other U.S. Government agencies, iAuthenticate enables secure logon to federal
websites and web-based accounts and email without the need to carry a laptop or
return to their offices. Having the 'made for Apple devices' logo on our
iAuthenticate packaging signals that the reader is Apple-tested and approved,
which is an important step for market adoption."

To address the unique requirements of the U.S. government and other
high-security organizations, Identive's iAuthenticate reader is bundled at no
additional cost with Thursby Software's PKard® Reader secure browsing app,
allowing CAC and PIV smart card users to easily access web-based email, portal
and collaboration sites. Thursby is the leading provider of Apple iPad, iPhone
and Mac enterprise security, management and integration software. Additionally,
the reader complies with all relevant federal standards including TAA, FIPS
140-2 and FIPS 201 and an application is in process for its inclusion on the
U.S. General Services Administration's Approved Product List. 

For more information about iAuthenticate or to place an order, please visit
www.identiveusa.com/iauthenticate, or contact one of the Company's authorized
resellers, which include: CDW, Gov Connection, AAFES Online, MAC MALL,
CompSource, Alvio, MNJ Technologies, Applied Computer and NEXCOM. 

About Identive 
Identive Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVE; Frankfurt: INV) is focused on building the
world's signature company in Secure ID. The company's products, software,
systems and services address the markets for identity management, physical and
logical access control, cashless payment, NFC solutions and a host of
RFID-enabled applications for customers in the government, enterprise, consumer,
education and healthcare sectors. Identive's mission is to build a lasting
business of scale and technology based on a combination of strong
technology-driven organic growth and disciplined acquisitive expansion. The
company delivers up-to-date information on its activity as well as industry
trends through its industry-leading social media initiatives and educational
resource, AskIdentive.com. For additional information, please visit
www.identive-group.com or follow on Twitter at @IdentiveGroup. 

Note: Identive, the Identive logo and iAuthenticate are trademarks of Identive
Group, Inc, registered in many jurisdictions worldwide. All other company,
product or service names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of others
and are the property of their respective owners.


Further inquiry note:
Annika Walther
PR Manager
Tel.: +49 89 9595-5220
E-Mail: awalther@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:     ir@identive-group.com
WWW:      http://www.identive-group.com
sector:      Computing & Information Technology
ISIN:        US45170X1063
indexes:     NASDAQ
stockmarkets: free trade: Berlin, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart,
             Nasdaq: New York, Open Market / Entry Standard: Frankfurt 
language:   English
 

 

 



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