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Month: May 2012

Biometric Consortium 2012

Dates: September 18-20, 2012 Location: Tampa, Florida Venue: Tampa Convention Center URL: http://www.biometricconference.com/ Description: The 2012 Biometric Consortium Conference and Technology Expo, presented by AFCEA, NIST and NSA, will address...

Campus card ‘evangelist’ strikes out on his own

Tom Bell offers expertise to campus card directors Paraphrasing a famous comedian, Tom Bell says that campus card programs ‘get no respect.’ This is despite the fact that if a...

UK to schools: no biometric readings on minors without consent

The British government has advised that schools will not be able to use students’ biometric data unless parents consent, reports politics.co.uk. The government’s advice, released on Tuesday for consultation, was...

Datacard launches new corporate blog

Datacard Group, a provider of secure ID and card personalization solutions, has rolled out a new blog designed to cover industry topics and offer insights on the latest news of...

Campus ID systems go to high school

Secondary schools finding value in advanced IDs By Andy Williams, Associate Editor, Avisian Publishing Kindergarten through high school … the final frontier for the higher education campus card provider. While...

Upgraded Rattler Card coming to Florida A&M

Tallahassee-based Florida A&M University and campus card service provider CardSmith have announced plans to upgrade the university’s multi-functional Rattler Card program. The new Rattler Card will feature Rattler Bucks, a...

Homeland Security nabs Seattle students buying fake IDs

Obtaining fake IDs, such as driver licenses, is becoming harder for college students. Not only must they deal with local law enforcement, the Department of Homeland Security can also get...

Philly public schools adding transit to existing contactless IDs

Student cards already serve attendance, access control By Zack Martin, Editor, Avisian Publishing To use a transportation analogy, three separate tracks are coming together in Philadelphia to form a very...
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