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June 23, 2017 / ,

University of Nottingham launches fingerprint identification pilot

The University of Nottingham is set to launch a biometric pilot using fingerprint technology to facilitate student registration and attendance at mandatory lectures and exams.
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June 9, 2017 / ,

UGA installs iris biometrics in dining halls, rec center

The University of Georgia will be using iris biometrics to enable student access to dining halls and rec center beginning with the coming fall semester. The implementation of iris biometrics comes as part of an initiative that will replace the...
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Chinese university using facial recognition for physical access

A host of female students at China's Beijing Normal University are now able to access their residence hall by simply showing their face after the university installed facial recognition access readers at the dorm's perimeter doors.
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May 4, 2017 / ,

California school district expands fingerprint biometrics in lunchrooms

California's Vista Unified School District has expanded the use of a biometrics system that sees students scan their fingerprints to purchase food at the cafeteria lunch line. The biometrics program has reportedly led to expedited lines and introduced new layers...
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March 29, 2017 / , ,

Biometrics on campus: Convenience, security or both?

Whether it’s misinformation, concerns over personal data or a general reticence over the implementation of new technology, biometric solutions on campus are still not pervasive. Still, successful university deployments of biometrics for access control, privilege control and authentication have already...
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September 8, 2016 / ,

Biometrics implemented at Maryland dining halls

The University of Maryland has implemented a new biometric access system at campus dining halls, installing nine of SAFRAN's MorphoWave biometric terminals. A touchless solution, the MorphoWave biometric terminal reads all four fingerprints of the hand as it is passed...
August 12, 2016 / ,

Mumbai colleges use RFID cards, biometrics for attendance

The University Grants Commission -- a government body designed to maintain higher education standards in India -- mandated a shift from the pen and paper attendance tracking to a more efficient and effective method. Two years on, area colleges are...
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July 22, 2016 /

Blackboard, SAFRAN MorphoTrak discuss biometrics on campus

The tide of identification technology is changing the way people think about credentials. Popular opinion regarding the use of newer identification solutions, like mobile ID and biometrics, has begun to shift. There may not be a better time for higher...
May 26, 2016 /

Mobile biometric readers deployed to vet Nigerian students

Biometric device manufacturer, Credence ID has partnered with West Africa-based integrator Vatebra to implement a biometric student ID project to assist in vetting student identity in Nigeria. The initiative will leverage Credence ID’s CredenceOne mobile fingerprint scanning devices to help...
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