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ACS provides training to Chinese University of Hong Kong

Zack Martin   ||   Jun 18, 2008  ||   , ,

Hong Kong-based Advanced Card Systems Ltd. provided two days of Smart Card Technology Training to students at the Information Technology Services Centre of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. The training took place at the headquarter of ACS, and ACS’ Chief Technical Officer, Keng Boon Tan was the trainer.

The university, founded in 1963, has more than 10-year of experience using contact smart card applications for identification, access control, administrative transactions as well as storing tokens for on-campus facilities. The university is now exploring the contactless smart card technology to further improve and enhance the services. ACS’s training provided students with an in-depth training on contactless smart card technology and application, with an emphasis on system design of multi-application campus card. Every attendant was provided with software development kit.  

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