Identive Expands NFC Online Marketplace With Wide Range of Social Media Logo Tags

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PARIS, Nov. 6, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Identive Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:INVE) (Frankfurt:INV), a provider of products and services for the identification, security and RFID industries, today announced the addition of exciting new tags to its near field communication (NFC) online marketplace, The tags will be on display in Identive's booth 4K 051 during the 2012 CARTES Exhibition & Conference, taking place November 6 - 8 at the Paris-Nord Villepinte exhibition centre.

NFC Social Media & Other Logo Tags – For businesses, organizations and individuals, Identive now offers fully programmable NFC social media tags that let visitors check in, like, follow and share with the tap of their phones. Popular tag designs include: Facebook® Check-in, Facebook Like, Tweet® Status, Twitter® Follow, Foursquare® Check-In, Pinterest® and many more. Identive also offers WiFi, Bluetooth® and other logo tags that can be programmed to assign configuration options or actions such as connecting to a wireless network, automatic application startup, sending a text message or making a phone call. With NFC technology, there is no need to download software or open an app; just touch any NFC-enabled phone or tablet to a social media or other logo tag and the desired action is immediately initiated.

Identive's self-adhesive NFC tags can be placed at entry doors, on counters or anywhere else to help businesses engage with customers and gain visibility and loyalty via social media. The tags work with any NFC-enabled mobile device and any dedicated NFC application.

Identive's social media and other logo tags come in both square and round versions, are based on NFC Forum-compliant tag types and are compatible with NFC applications such as Samsung TecTiles™ and others.

Complete Range of NFC Products – Identive's social media logo tags are the latest addition tp the company's line-up of NFC products for consumers, businesses and developers. An extensive range of logoed and customizable NFC tags provide a fun and novel way to promote a business or service. High performance, easy to integrate NFC readers and NFC modules make it easy to offer NFC applications for business, vending, gaming and other areas with confidence. Identive's professional NFC software development kits (SDKs) provide all of the tools necessary for both experienced and novice developers to create and test NFC-based applications and bring them to market quickly.

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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, For additional information, please visit or follow on Twitter at @IdentiveGroup.

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