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February 24th, 2014
NXP has teamed up with Microsoft, Lenovo and Identive to run an NFC Windows Application Contest. Cash prizes totalling US$22,500 are on offer, plus NFC development kits and US$100 Amazon vouchers. The free-to-enter competition is a “unique opportunity to learn about NFC on Windows 8 and 8.1, propose application ideas and receive everything needed to prototype it,” says NXP.
November 19th, 2013
June 12th, 2013
French supermarket chain E Leclerc is set to roll out NFC electronic shelf labels to six hypermarkets this year, following a successful introduction of the technology at a store in the Paris suburbs in late…
May 15th, 2013
Electronic components distributor Avnet is adding NFC and RFID readers, modules and tags made by Identive to its product range. “Having Identive on our line card enables us to offer customers more integrated module options, along with a vertically integrated transponder offering,” says Avnet’s Alex Iuorio.
April 24th, 2013
One million NFC TOM (Tag on Metal) phone stickers have been ordered from Identive for “a banking and payment program in Africa”, the company has announced. All the stickers will be shipped during the current quarter.
April 24th, 2013
Identive has announced it has won an order for three million NFC tags from an unnamed retailer. The NFC Forum Type 2 tags “will be used for a mobile retail application in France”, says Identive. 800,000 of the tags will be shipped this quarter.
April 3rd, 2013
Identive has launched a Japanese version of its online NFC tag store. “In addition to an array of tags in the globally accepted NFC Forum Types 1, 2 and 4, for the Japanese market Identive also offers Type 3 tags based on Sony Corporation’s Felica Lite chip technology,” says Identive’s Dr Manfred Mueller.
February 25th, 2013
Identive’s Tagtrail NFC platform is being used in deliver information to visitors to the GSMA’s Connected City exhibit at Mobile World Congress 2013. “The Connected City will be filled with brand-new products and experiences that will…
January 28th, 2013
Identive has extended the Dynamic Action Bundle rules engine used in its Tagtrail web-based NFC tag platform. The upgrade allows an unlimited number of actions to be assigned to each tag within a campaign and multiple…
January 21st, 2013
Identive has announced two new NFC software development kits, the US$79 NFC-NDEF Tag Editor Kit and the US$252 NFC Plug & Play Starter Kit. “Our two new NFC SDKs provide application developers with easy-to-use tools to help leverage and promote the growing interest in NFC technology across a wide array of markets,” says Identive’s David Holmes. Both kits are available from February.
January 21st, 2013
Identive shipped just under 15m NFC transponders during the fourth quarter of 2012, chairman and CEO Ayman S Ashour has revealed. “In our fourth quarter we shipped, as planned, record numbers of NFC transponders to fulfil previously…
November 28th, 2012
Identive has launched a web-based platform that allows consumers and businesses to easily deploy and manage NFC tag applications. The TagTrail mobile services platform, announced this week at Wima in San Francisco, allows users to…
November 7th, 2012
Identive has announced a range of desktop readers that support credentials stored on contact and contactless smart cards as well as NFC phones. “Identive’s new Cloud readers provide organizations with a simple, yet powerful way to bridge their current smart card-based IT systems with emerging contactless applications such as NFC,” says COO Dr Manfred Mueller.
October 12th, 2012
October 2nd, 2012
Identive has announced it has received orders for more than 15m NFC tag transponders to be delivered over the next six months to large customers in the US, Europe and Asia. The company has also…
September 26th, 2012
Readers of “Catch the Sun: Ballooning Across the Globe” will be able to use their NFC phone and the tags embedded throughout the book to access movie clips, download music, share to social media and even add their own content.
June 11th, 2012
Identive Group is to cut its global workforce by 11% as part of a cost reduction plan designed to save US$4m to $5m this year. The move “will not impact our ongoing investments in new NFC and cloud-based identity solutions or our ability to address opportunities in these emerging, potential hyper-growth markets,” says chairman and CEO Ayman S Ashour.
May 22nd, 2012
Secure ID specialist Identive has introduced a new “peel and stick” NFC tag that allows consumers to use contactless payment with their existing mobile devices. The TomPay sticker is based on the company’s “tag on…
April 12th, 2012
Identive has added window stickers and magnets to its range of NFC tags. The window stickers have a concealed NFC inlay and can be printed in colour on the front and back, so they look good from both sides of the window. The magnet tags, less than 1mm thick and based on Identive’s patented “tag on metal” technology, offer “an attractive and distinctive take-home ad that allows consumers to order food, redeem coupons, watch videos, check in and much more, with a simple tap,” says the company.
April 4th, 2012
Identive unveiled an open standards based NFC physical access control solution at last week’s ISC West tradeshow in Las Vegas. The system uses NFC phones and the Protocol for Lightweight Authentication of Identity (Plaid), a…
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