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September 19, 2023 / ,

ColorID’s UX Tech event explores campus ID impact on user experience

We all want great user experiences for our cardholders and our system administrators, and advancements in technology are making this more possible than ever before. New credential and reader technologies are transforming the campus ID and with it the campus....
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September 7, 2023 / , ,

The basics of selecting campus card readers

By Mike Gaines, Allegion Product Manager, Readers & Reader Controllers Selecting the right campus card reader is a crucial decision for every institution. Each campus has its own unique wants and needs, but the process can be challenging due to...
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September 6, 2023 / ,

Central Michigan upgrades security with new readers, cameras, and drones

Following a 2018 on-campus shooting that resulted in two deaths, Central Michigan University (CMU) has been steadily reviewing and adding security measures. Improvements include additional cameras, access control upgrades, and even drones. According to a university report, a steering committee...
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August 17, 2023 / , ,

University of Kentucky launches mobile credential with CBORD and HID

Students at the University of Kentucky community can now use their WildCard Mobile ID on an iPhone, Apple Watch or Android device to access campus buildings, make purchases and more. Transaction system provider CBORD and access control partner HID Global...
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HID Tech Talks: Key management for contactless card systems

Key management for contactless cards and mobile credentials is a hot topic in the higher ed campus card market. In this third segment of the HID Tech Talk series, HID's Tim Nyblom, Director of End User Business Development for Higher...
July 21, 2023 /

U. of Minnesota reconsiders public access to campus buildings

The University of Minnesota is considering limiting general public access to campus buildings in an attempt to improve security on its Minneapolis campus. The access control protocol change would apply to 70 of the university's open access buildings.
June 30, 2023 / ,

HID Tech Talks: Mobile Access 101

In this edition of CampusIDChats, we start our three-part Tech Talks series with HID Global, covering some of the key discussions around mobile and the technology that underpins it. In this first installment, HID's Director of End User Business Development...
June 21, 2023 / ,

A convenient, secure experience: Why NFC is preferred tech for access, payments

TouchNet's VP of product development, David Kelley, discusses the differences between Near-Field Communication (NFC) and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). Kelley notes that while both technologies bring value to college campuses, he makes the case for NFC as the preferred technology...

AlertEnterprise launches NFC wallet mobile credentials with WaveLynx

Physical identity access management and security convergence software company, AlertEnterprise, Inc. has partnered with interoperable access control solutions provider, WaveLynx, to enable mobile credential provisioning in Apple Wallet.
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