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Month: December 2020

The next wave of campus security and access: Three trends shaping 2021 and beyond

Allegion's business development manager of campus software partners, Jeff Koziol, discusses the trends he and Allegion are prepping for in 2021 and beyond. With an optimistic viewpoint that examines lessons learned over the past year, Koziol highlights some ways campuses can prep for the year ahead with the goal of evolving to create better, safer campuses for students, faculty and staff.

Bay State College uses HID Bluetooth beacons to support contact tracing

Trusted identity solutions provider, HID Global, is providing Bay State College a means to conduct digitized contact tracing on its Boston campus leveraging HID Bluetooth BEEKs to provide real-time location services. The HID Bluetooth beacons come in the form of simple badge holders that are used to carry existing ID badges for students, faculty, staff and guests.

Entrust launches augmented reality app to display new Sigma card printer

Trusted identities, payments and data protection provider, Entrust, has launched a virtual reality app to showcase its latest card printer, the Sigma, for anyone interested in checking out the new features. In a time when showcases on a trade show floor aren't possible, Entrust has found an innovative way to let users get hands on with the new printer from anywhere.

CR80Chats: Is it time to move card services to the mobile?

In this episode of CR80Chats, we talk with Tyler Webb, regional campus manager at ASSA ABLOY, to discuss moving campus services from the card to the mobile device. With campuses across the country coming to the table on mobile solutions this year, in particular, we pose the question: Have we arrived at a tipping point where services previously tied to the one card are now ready to be moved into the mobile realm?

Video Spotlight: TouchNet explores options for contactless campus dining

Card system vendor, TouchNet, discusses some of the measures and solutions that universities can deploy to move to a more contactless campus environment. Contactless solutions have taken on new importance this past year, and with new protocols and guidelines being implemented to limit physical contact between students, the solutions outlined in this video will be great additions.

NACCU accepting session proposals for 2021 Annual Conference

The National Association of Campus Card Users (NACCU) is now accepting presentation proposals for sessions at the 2021 NACCU Annual Conference. Proposals can be submitted for a wide range of topics and for a number of different session formats. All presentation proposals are due by Wednesday, January 20, 2021.

Seos: A rundown on HID Global’s software-based credential technology

The Seos platform from HID Global is one of the premier, software-based credential technology options available to universities. It combines advanced encryption, high reliability and fast operation, and as a software-based credential technology, Seos is independent of underlying hardware. Here's a full rundown on the Seos platform, its features, and how it can be implemented to support mobile credential and other secure credential deployments.

CR80Chats: A 2021 forecast with HID Global

HID Global End User Business Manager for Higher Education and PACS, Tim Nyblom, looks to the year ahead and what trends in campus transaction systems and university security may be coming in 2021 and beyond. Topping the list are mobile credential initiatives, and perhaps in the near term, remote badging deployments. Listen in as we discuss these solutions and how campuses can begin to prep infrastructure in advance to be well positioned for deployment.

Transact Campus Inc. to open international headquarters in Limerick, Ireland

Transact Campus Inc., the leading integrated payment and credential software solution company for campus environments, has today announced it will create 110 new jobs in Limerick City Centre. This next-generation digital campus project will serve as the company’s international headquarters with responsibility for shaping and developing the company’s portfolio of products and services.


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