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Identiv Wins Security Products 2014 Product of the Year Award for Near Field Communication Devices

FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Identiv (Nasdaq:INVE), a global security technology company that provides trust solutions for premises, information, and everyday items, today announced it won the Security Products 2014 New Product of the Year Award for Near Field Communication (NFC) Devices. Identiv's Giant NFC tag is the first in its class, measuring an unprecedented 5.1 by 7.1 inches, and delivering consistent detection over the entire surface area by any NFC-enabled device.

"As the adoption of NFC-enabled mobile devices continues, solution designers are demanding a broader range of NFC form factors," said Jason Hart, Identiv CEO. "We are seeing an increasing demand from multiple industries to extend their Internet of Things strategy to include NFC — which in reality delivers secure remote computers that are momentarily connected to the internet. These solutions offer new sources of information and interactivity for customers and manufacturers to better understand their world, including electronic toys, healthcare, government, and consumer items."

Display designers can connect as many of Identiv's Giant NFC tags as desired to cover a huge advertising display, panel, or entire wall, making every point completely interactive. A customer can tap their device anywhere and launch customized content and functionality, or even connect to online services and analytics. The Identiv range of NFC secure tags, including the exclusive and patented tag-on-metal range, can have their identity provisioned by Identiv Trust Services (ITS) or the solutions provider.

The Security Products New Product of the Year Award honors the outstanding product development achievements of security equipment manufacturers whose products are considered to be particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve security. More than 100 entries were received in the sixth successful year of this contest. Winners were honored in 31 product award categories.

Winners will receive awards and will be recognized at ASIS International 2014 in Atlanta September 29 – October 1, 2014. They will also be featured on security-today.com and will be highlighted in the December 2014 issue of Security Products magazine. Entries are showcased in the September 2014 issue of Security Products magazine.

About Identiv

Identiv is a global security technology company that establishes trust in the connected world, including premises, information, and everyday items. CIOs, CSOs, and product departments rely upon Identiv's trust solutions to reduce risk, achieve compliance, and protect brand identity. Identiv's trust solutions are implemented using standards-driven products and technology, such as digital certificates, mobility, strong authentication, and cloud services. For more information, visit identiv.com.

About Security Products

Security Products delivers up-to-date information for those who buy and specify products and services in the security, safety, and fire protection fields. The publication targets dealers, installers, and end-users within the security industry. It provides practical advice on how to stay one step ahead of the market through informative features, industry news, and hundreds of new product releases. It is published by 1105 Media Inc.

CONTACT: Identiv Media Contacts: Lesley Sullivan/Joann Wardrip MSLGROUP 781-684-0770 identivgroup@mslgroup.com

Source:Identiv, Inc.