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Month: November 2022

CampusIDChat: Transact acquires Hangry

Transact Campus' Laura Newell-McLaughlin discusses the company's recent acquisition of mobile ordering provider, Hangry, and what the move means for for Transact Mobile Ordering and campus commerce.

Penn State reveals mobile credential plans with Transact

Penn State is implementing Transact Mobile Credential with its new mobile Penn State id+ card slated for arrival in January 2023. The move will enable PSU students to use their mobile devices to conveniently and securely access campus housing facilities, purchase meals, and more.

Top 5 benefits of distributed issuance for campus cards

Why should you consider distributed issuance for campus cards? The traditional card issuance process that provides each student their personalized card often results in long wait queues, creating an unpleasant experience for students and faculty.

Electronic access control 101: Understanding the basics

As more college campuses adopt electronic access control each year, or expand what they already have, it’s important to have a handle on electronic access control 101 and how the technology can create a better campus experience for students, faculty and staff alike. Weighing campus security, convenience and cost are often at the forefront of discussion when considering upgrades.

Transact Campus redefines transaction system with IDX, Transact One Platform

Campus credential and payments solution provider, Transact Campus, introduced its newest cloud-native platform, Transact One, earlier this year. Now, the company’s new cloud-based transaction system, Transact IDX, is among the initial solutions that can be enabled in Transact One.

U. of South Dakota implements meal swipe donation program

The University of South Dakota added a meal swipe donation program this fall semester to enable students to donate swipes to their peers in need. The university is collaborating with Swipe Out Hunger on the initiative.

MIT enables alumni to access campus buildings via campus card

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is granting alumni access to select campus buildings via a digital or physical alumni MIT ID card. The new policy took effect in October, and adds a host of benefits in addition to building access.

Ball State adds Starship robot delivery

Ball State University is the latest institution to offer robot delivery for food and drinks, with the introduction of Starship. The entire Ball State campus community can leverage the Starship Technologies delivery robots.
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