Campus credential and commerce solution provider, TouchNet, has been busy in the mobile ID realm of late, building an exciting new mobile app called 360u. The next generation of TouchNet’s OneCard mobile app, 360u is a significant step toward a campus mobile app that combines mobile ID with event access and the ability to purchase campus services all from a single interface.
Month: November 2021
Campus food trucks have offered universities a creative means to diversify dining options for students, as well as provide students on the go with a more convenient meal between classes. When the University of Tennessee, Knoxville was recently facing some food service challenges, and was in need of a quick solution, card transaction system vendor, CBORD, stepped up with a food truck solution.
Access control and security solutions provider, Allegion US has launched the Schlage NDE and LE mobile-enabled wireless locks with "Si" option, which now supports HID smart cards and next-generation Seos credentials. The interoperable locks are ideal for customers using HID smart cards and mobile credentials who want to extend access control further into their buildings using Schlage wireless locks.
Campus card transaction and identity solutions provider, ColorID, is hosting a two-part webinar series to explore the products and solutions available to campuses. The webinars will examine some of the cost savings options available, vendor independence, as well as discuss mobile and contactless technology adoption.
TouchNet, together with CR80News, will host a webinar detailing mobile credentials, the campus mobile app, and how these technologies are being used in conjunction to expand a number of campus card services. Integrating the benefits of mobile credentials into a new generation of campus mobile app is helping to streamline the student experience, adding new utility to the campus app, and opening an array of new doors.
Campus credential and payment solutions provider, Transact, has named Rasheed Behrooznia as the company's new Vice President for Campus ID Solutions. In his new role, Behrooznia will drive the vision, strategy and execution for the company’s suite of Campus ID solutions.
Xavier University has become the latest campus to partner with Transact to provision a mobile credential to its campus community. The university's new Xavier One Pass app enables students to access their All Cards -- Xavier's student ID -- from their smartphones and smartwatches.
A new identification system at Western University in London, Ontario is providing university branded lanyards and hard plastic Western ONECard holders to every main campus student, employee, and campus visitor. The lanyard and card holders are for visual identification only, with no connection to vaccination status or other factors, and are optional.
After spending more than a year concentrated on the health risks of the coronavirus, focus is shifting back to physical security and summoning up conversations of campus lockdown protocols. Pandemic-related closures, social unrest and civil disturbances, and even severe weather can lead to lockdown. It’s important that your campus security is prepared to respond in any situation.
The NACCU Technology Research Committee recently conducted a survey on the challenges campuses face as they move toward a mobile ID deployment. The results are in, and respondents painted a complex picture of the the desire for mobile ID, and the hurdles they're facing on the road to deployment.