To address the unique requirements of the U.S. government and other high-security organizations, Identive's iAuthenticate reader includes the PKard® for iOS CAC/PIV web/email app from Thursby Software Systems, a leading provider of smart card middleware and applications for Apple devices. 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.
"The iAuthenticate reader builds on the wealth of experience and technological know-how Identive has gained from delivering 20 million smart card readers and five million reader ICs to more than 400 PC customers in over 50 countries. Users of Apple iOS devices now can experience this same security, ease of use and cost performance on their mobile devices, from the leader in smart card reader technology," concluded Dr. Manfred Mueller, executive vice president and COO Identification Products for Identive.
The iAuthenticate reader may be pre-ordered now for November delivery by Identive and its authorized resellers including SHI, PC Mall, NEXCOM, CompSource and Army Air Force Exchange Service locations. For more information or to place an order, please visit: www.identive-infrastructure.com/iAuthenticate .
About IdentiveIdentive 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: iAuthenticate is a trademark of Identive Group, Inc. Apple, iMac, iPad and iPhone are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. PKard is a registered trademark of Thursby Software Systems.