USA & GERMANY: Identive Group Inc., a provider of products and services for the identification, security and RFID industries, has announced that its iAuthenticate smart card reader has been certified under Apple's MFi program for use with iPhone and iPad mobile devices.
The iAuthenticate reader allows people to use their iPhones or iPads to authenticate themselves to secure networks, websites and payment systems using their smart chip-based IDs or credit cards.
iAuthenticate is designed for use with the iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad (3rd generation), iPad 2, and iPad running iOS 5.0 or higher.
Additionally, an add-on adapter enables compatibility with the iPhone 5, iPad 4th generation and iPad mini. The readers are available now from Identive and its authorized resellers.