"LEGIC and Identive have enjoyed a successful collaboration on several joint customer projects in Europe, and we are pleased that Identive has now added LEGIC technology-based products to their market-leading contactless reader portfolio," said Klaus Klosa, managing director of LEGIC Identsystems AG. "This expansion of our partnership further strengthens both companies' ability to address new opportunities as the use of multi-function ID cards grows in corporate settings, on campuses and throughout organizations of all sorts."

Identive's new LEGIC readers offer a variety of host interface options including UART/TTL, RS232 and USB to support a broad array of applications and use cases. Fixed and mobile device reader modules are available now and a desktop version allowing chip initialization, card issuance and application management will be introduced later this month. To further simplify the contactless chip access process and support application development on the readers, Identive is also developing an easy to use "EasyLegic" command set that will be made available later this year.

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, AskIdentive.com. For additional information, please visit www.identive-group.com or follow on Twitter at @IdentiveGroup.

Note: LEGIC is a registered trademark of LEGIC Identsystems AG, MIFARE is a trademark of NXP Semiconductors and FeliCa is a trademark of Sony Corporation.

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