USA: Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet Inc., has signed a distribution agreement with Identive Group, Inc, a leading provider of RFID and Near Field Communications (NFC) solutions.
The agreement provides Avnet's customers with access to Identive’s broad range of RFID and NFC readers and embedded modules, in addition to an extensive array of RFID/NFC passive transponders and tags. Identive’s RFID and NFC products enable a wide range of contactless applications including access, payment, ticketing and asset tracking.
Adoption of mobile phone-based point-of-sale, ticketing, security and loyalty systems based on Near Field Communications technology is accelerating while contactless technology is proliferating in new applications from closed loop embedded RFID based systems for video gaming platforms, to medical device tracking, to anti-counterfeiting, to field maintenance management and reverse logistics.
Avnet and Identive are in a position to provide complete ecosystem solutions adapted to all applicable RFID standards to both industrial and consumer customers.