Access Control Archives
HID Global recently named Tim Nyblom to a new position within the company that will expand its focus on the higher education vertical. CampusIDNews caught up with Nyblom to discuss the new role, expectations for HID campus clients, and what the company is envisioning for higher ed.
Campus credential and payment solutions provider, Transact Campus, has reached a new milestone, adding its 100th mobile credential campus client. Across the now 100 mobile credential campuses, students have completed 100 million contactless mobile wallet transactions using the Transact Mobile Credential.
Stanford University is preparing for mobile access on campus with a new update to its campus mobile app. The Stanford Mobile app has added a new Mobile Key feature that will utilize HID Seos to enable students and staff to unlock doors on campus using mobile devices.
The University of Pittsburgh is lifting its on-campus, access control restrictions for university buildings. The initial access control protocols were instated following the arrival of the pandemic in 2020.
A school shooting has put the spotlight on how campus IDs can potentially make students, teachers and communities safer. With the student credential at the heart of campus access control and security, could the card play a larger role in campus safety?
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is shifting from analog to IP video, integrated with access control and intrusion detection on its Amherst, Mass. campus. UMass Amherst has standardized its video surveillance operations using the Salient CompleteView Video Management Platform, enabling campus security and safety staff to protect the campus with a 24/7 view of its video surveillance and integrated access control operations.
Auburn University is making more progress on its card technology migration, updating and replacing a large batch of its card reader infrastructure on campus. A lengthy process for any university, this latest update from Auburn shows that the move to a secure credential is a worthwhile endeavor that requires time.
CampusIDNews is presenting a free webinar event with NACCU, and transaction system vendor, TouchNet, to detail the sales and procurement process for campus card administrators. The talk will include campus experiences from the Colorado School of Mines and Emory University, as well as offer some insight on the sales process from both the vendor and industry association perspectives.
The University of Minnesota will install door locks at on-campus residence hall bathrooms. The security measure will leverage brass keys and enable only those students living in the dorms to access the bathroom facilities.
DePaul University will revert its campus visitor management policy back to pre-pandemic operations for the first time since March of 2020. The policy change will now enable DePaul students to welcome all vaccinated guests into their on-campus housing units.