Identive Group today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. The agreement provides Avnet's customers with access to Identive's broad range of RFID and NFC readers and embedded modules, in addition to an extensive array of RFID/NFC passive transponders and tags. Identive's RFID and NFC products enable a wide range of contactless applications including access, payment, ticketing and asset tracking.
Identive Group announced the release of its cloud-based near field communication (NFC) tag management platform, which allows advertisers, retailers and organizations in the education, hospitality and other markets to manage the delivery of dynamic, targeted content and services to consumers' NFC-enabled mobile devices. The new platform will be launched at the NFC Solutions Summit, a conference and showcase for the latest developments in NFC technology being held May 22-24 in Burlingame, California.
Identive Group announced that David Wear, 44, has joined the Company today as Executive Vice President, Finance, and will be based at the Company's offices in Ismaning, Germany.
Wear will assume the role of Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary on July 1, 2012, replacing Melvin Denton-Thompson, who will remain with the Company as Executive Vice President for Special Projects through March 31, 2013 to, among other things, facilitate the transition of the CFO role.
Wear has nearly 25 years' experience in finance and financial ma
Identive Group announced that effective April 1, 2012, Jason Hart has been appointed executive vice president for Identity Management and Cloud Solutions.
Identive Group today announced that effective April 1, 2012, Dr. Manfred Mueller will assume the position of Executive Vice-President and COO, Identification Products, with operational responsibility for Identive's global product business, which comprises approximately 45% of the Company's revenue.
Identive Group will be demonstrating the market's first NFC tag based on NXP Semiconductors' new NTAG203 chip at the NFC World Congress exhibition in France this week (Booth #19). Identive's new Smartag NFC product is available in poster label, pairing tag or tag-in-box form factors and offers an ideal combination of memory size and read range to enable NFC applications through glass windows, display cases and the like.
Identive Group announced the appointment of David Holmes as vice president Mobility & NFC Solutions, effective July 1, 2011.
Identive Group today announced that it has acquired substantially all of the shares of stock of idOnDemand, Inc., a provider of service-based identity credential provisioning and management. The transaction closed on May 2, 2011. Privately-held idOnDemand is headquartered in Pleasanton, California and maintains data centers in Santa Clara, California and Canberra, Australia. Jason Hart, founder, chief executive officer and the majority shareholder of idOnDemand, will continue to manage the company as a business unit within Identive Group.
Identive Group announced that two of its security industry experts will speak at a National institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) workshop to discuss the next major revision of Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 201. FIPS 201 is a U.S. federal government standard that specifies Personal Identity Verification (PIV) requirements for federal employees and contractors. The workshop is being held April 18-19, 2011 at NIST headquarters in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Identive Group, a provider of products, services and solutions for the security, identification and RFID industries, announced the appointment of Robert Zivney to the newly created role of Vice President, Government & Standards. In this new corporate role, Zivney brings his knowledge of the evolving trends, threats and standards in the security industry to strengthen Identive Group's position as a leading player in identity management as well as physical and cybersecurity for the government sector.