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Multicard | Press Release | Multicard Expands Availability of Mobile Phone-based Cashless Payments Using Rabobank Digital Wallet

  1. 1. Multicard Expands Availability of Mobile Phone-based Cashless Payments Using Rabobank Digital Wallet Food service partners deploy Cashless Betalen™ solution in companies, schoolsOUD-BEIJERLAND, The Netherlands – April 18, 2012 – Multicard, a leading supplier ofcredential solutions, identity management and system integration services and a business unit ofIdentive Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVE, Frankfurt: INV), today announced the expanded availabilityof its mobile phone based cashless payment solution, Cashless Betalen™, into additionalmicropayment environments in The Netherlands through partnership with leading catering andfood service providers. Following the initial successful launch of the solution to sports clubs,Multicard is now signing up commercial caterers who are implementing Cashless Betalen toenable phone-based cashless payments in company canteens and school cafeterias across thecountry.Joop Stutterheim, Marketing Manager at Eurest, the workplace and business brand of the globalfood service company Compass Group PLC, said, “The Cashless Betalen solution providesseveral benefits for us, for our customers and in turn their customers. The solution reduces theresources needed to handle cash, which is expensive and requires additional security protocols.Payment lines move more quickly and efficiently. And our guests are able to top-up their walletswith a mobile app or even better, using auto reload. Eurest is always searching for possibleprocess improvements. The implementation of Cashless Betalen makes our company ready forthe next generation of payments.”In addition to increased efficiency, Cashless Betalen also provides records of each transaction forfuture reference – a benefit that is very popular in the education market. Pieter Kooistra,Managing Director of Multicard Netherlands, explains: “The International School of The Hagueoffers healthy food to their primary and secondary school students, but parents wantedinformation about their children’s actual choices. Together with the school’s caterer Eurest andtheir chosen point of sale partner, Multicard created a digital receipt that includes all meals andother food purchases, which allows parents to review their children’s school diets.”
  2. 2. Cashless Betalen is the account management engine application used with the digital walletoffered by Rabobank, one of the leading banks in the Netherlands. The application allowsconsumers to pay for their meals or other items in less than a second, with just a tap of the phoneto a payment terminal. By eliminating cash payments, transactions are faster and more efficient,lines at the register shorten and more customers can be served. By downloading the app fromGoogle Play or the Apple App Store, Cashless Betalen users can check account balances,transfer funds and monitor account activity using their smartphones; account information is alsoavailable via the Internet. More than 100 company canteens, high schools and internationalschools in The Netherlands have now implemented Cashless Betalen.About Multicard:Multicard, a business unit of Identive Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVE; Frankfurt: INV), is a worldwidesupplier of card solutions for secure identification programs, with in‐house capabilities forcredential issuance, personalization and fulfillment services for the consumer, government,education, healthcare and corporate markets. Multicard offers ID systems management andengineering services as well as full implementation and program management. Multicard also is aprovider of enrollment, emergency management and accreditation solutions using data captureequipment for ePassport and other government ID and corporate ID applications. For additionalinformation, visit www.multicard.com.Identive Group, Inc. is a leading provider of products, services and solutions for the security,identification and RFID industries. For more information, please visit www.identive‐group.com.Note: Cashless Betalen is a trademark of Multicard. All other trade names are trademarks orregistered trademarks of their respective holders.Contacts:Multicard:Antoinette de Jongh, +31(0)186‐636530, a.de.jongh@multicard.nlIdentive Group:Darby Dye, +1 949 553‐4251, ddye@identive‐group.comLennart Streibel, +49 89 9595 5195, lstreibel@identive‐group.com Page 2 of 2   

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