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Month: April 2017

TouchNet + Heartland announces OneCard VIP

TouchNet + Heartland has revealed the availability of its new OneCard VIP offering – a vertically integrated platform for campus-wide payments and permissions. TouchNet + Heartland has revealed the availability of its new OneCard VIP offering – a vertically integrated platform for campus-wide payments and permissions. A comprehensive, hosted system, OneCard VIP is the company’s cloud-based campus ID software that sees the company host a campus’ OneCard system in the TouchNet Secure Datacenter.

Notre Dame to issue contactless cards

Barcodes will soon be a thing of the past at the University of Notre Dame, where beginning this summer the Irish1Card Office will start issuing new contactless cards. The new, multi-technology credentials will retain the magnetic stripe that Notre Dame has long utilized and will for the first time feature chip technology.

UNC-Charlotte discusses the move to contactless

The key to navigating the contactless conundrum is to seek out information and ask the right questions. In a new, live webinar with Blackboard Transact the University of North Carolina at Charlotte will discuss their move to a contactless credential and how it's changed the way the campus has approached the "one card" concept.

Georgia moves to disband off-campus program

The University of Georgia Auxiliary Services is set to implement a new system starting next semester that will effectively kill the use of Bulldog Bucks at off-campus merchants. According to UGA Auxiliary Services, all local merchants currently participating in the off-campus program will no longer accept Bulldog Bucks effective May 31. The move will see UGA's Bulldog Bucks revert to an exclusively on-campus program.
Bill Norwood campus card industry award

Bill Norwood honored for lifetime achievement in campus card industry

Bill Norwood has been honored with the inaugural award for Lifetime Achievement in the Campus Card Industry. He was presented the award by CR80News at the 2017 NACCU Annual Conference in Orlando, in recognition of his thirty-plus years of pioneering innovation in student IDs. After founding the FSUCard program at Florida State, he went on to lead efforts at leading industry vendors, as well as assist campuses across the country and around the globe.

Editorial: The ID card’s role in campus change and evolution

Card offices are navigating a challenging era on campus. Cultural changes brought on, at least in part, by technology are creating a dichotomy of sorts when it comes to campus card services.

Santander to issue 100,000 student smart cards in Poland

Santander Bank has partnered with universities in Poland as part of the bank's Santander Universities branch to issue as many as 100,000 student smart cards, combining academic and payment functions on campus.

Northeastern University goes big with contactless lockers

Hidden below Northeastern University in Boston is a network of tunnels that serve as a passageway for students traversing between key buildings on campus. Unlike the famous tunnels in other cities, these don’t hold catacombs and no Phantom lurks within. Instead Northeastern’s tunnels house one of the world's leading deployments of advanced contactless lockers.

Card Office Video Tour: Liberty University

The latest stop on the CR80News Card Office Tour series takes us to Lynchburg, Virginia and the campus of Liberty University. Boasting one of the largest student populations in the country at 110,000 -- many of whom are distance learners -- the office at Liberty has quite the issuance job on its hands.

HID Fargo Connect brings SaaS to campus card issuance

CBORD and HID Global announced a new secure issuance service called HID Fargo Connect, a SaaS or outsourced alternative to traditional ID card production. Pulling student data from CBORD’s Odyssey PCS or CS Gold system, the solution prints over the web to Fargo printers located on campus and/or at HID’s service bureau.
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