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Month: September 2020

Fairleigh Dickinson University launches Transact Mobile Ordering

To support its Plan for Reopening, Fairleigh Dickinson University is partnering with Transact Campus Inc. to roll out mobile ordering on its two New Jersey campuses. The mobile ordering solution provides a single platform across dining, retail and bookstores with integrated capacity management technology to effectively meet social distancing protocols.

TouchNet launches integrated OrderAhead mobile ordering app

Card system vendor, TouchNet, has launched its mobile ordering app, TouchNet OrderAhead. The mobile ordering offering fully integrates with TouchNet’s OneCard credential solution or can be added to a university’s existing mobile app.

CR80News Chats: How ASSA ABLOY helped the U. of Oklahoma prep for mobile credential

On this installment of CR80News Chats, we discuss the credential environment at the University of Oklahoma with system engineer, Chris Gillett, and Assa Abloy regional campus manager, Tyler Webb. One of the very first campuses to launch mobile credential in Apple Wallet for use on iPhone and Watch, the University of Oklahoma worked alongside Assa Abloy to first build a robust ecosystem that was capable of supporting the ambitious move to mobile.

Marshall University goes mobile credential only for student IDs

Marshall University has taken the decision to move exclusively to mobile credential on its campus, making the Marshall Mobile ID the only form campus credential being issued to students, faculty and staff. Marshall is a Transact Mobile Credential campus, and began provisioning the Marshall Mobile ID last summer.

Nelnet Campus Commerce partners with GradGuard for tuition insurance

Nelnet Campus Commerce has announced a new partnership with GradGuard on a tuition insurance policy designed to benefit both higher education institutions and their students. Tuition reimbursement, particularly related to room and board fees, has become a hotly contested issue in recent months after early campus closures last spring forced students away from universities and out of on-campus housing.

Entrust Datacard rebrands as Entrust

After more than 50 years, the Datacard name is being retired from the company moniker as the company continues expansion in digital security realms. Card issuance will remain a major focus, but the new name reflects the world’s rapidly rising need for trust and security in all things digital.

Transact webinar to cover mobile solutions for campus re-openings

Card system vendor, Transact, will host a webinar detailing a number of mobile solutions suited to helping university campuses re-open and manage the new normal. With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to impact higher education, universities have needed to quickly adopt new and creative practices to keep their students, faculty, and staff safe.

Arizona State deploys Starship robot delivery

Arizona State University is the latest institution to turn to robot delivery from Starship, with a fleet of 40 autonomous robots being deployed on the Tempe campus. Assisting in the initiative is ASU's food-service provider, Aramark, who has partnered with delivery robot provider Starship Technologies to provide the program to higher education institutions.

Vanderbilt University adds mobile credential to Apple Wallet

Vanderbilt University is now enabling students, faculty and staff to add their Commodore Card, the Vanderbilt student ID, to Apple Wallet for use via their iPhone and Apple Watch. Vanderbilt, a CBORD campus client, is leveraging CBORD's GET app to add student credentials to Apple Wallet, as well as reader hardware from HID Global to support the full range of transactions across the Nashville campus.

HID Signo readers awarded Security Today’s 2020 New Product of the Year

HID Global's new Signo line of access control readers has been awarded New Product of the Year for 2020 by Security Today magazine. Recognized in the Access Control Devices/Peripherals category, the new access reader line was chosen for features that foster an adaptable, interoperable and secure approach to access control.

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