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Northern Arizona adds JacksCard mobile credential for Android

Card transaction and payments system provider, TouchNet, is now offering mobile credential for Android smartphones. The addition of Android device support follows a successful rollout of mobile student IDs in Apple Wallet at Northern Arizona University. NAU will now launch its JacksCard on Android ahead of the Fall semester through TouchNet’s OneCard Mobile ID.

U. of Findlay revamps campus dining with robot delivery

The University of Findlay has revamped its campus dining experience with the addition of delivery robots from Kiwibot. The arrival of robot delivery joins a host of other changes to Findlay dining, including redesigned dining facilities and new meal options.

Case Western Reserve launches new campus safety app

Case Western Reserve University will transition to two new campus safety apps for emergency alerts and transportation services on campus. Effective August 1, the university's Spartan Safe and Spartan Ride apps will be available to the campus community.

U. of Washington implements two-factor authentication

The University of Washington is preparing to implement mandatory two-factor authentication for access to campus platforms. The university is encouraging students to begin using 2FA through Duo now ahead of required campus wide use this November across all UW campuses.

Transact Campus acquires mobile ordering provider Hangry

Campus credential and payment solutions provider, Transact Campus, has acquired campus mobile ordering provider, Hangry. Hangry was already an established Transact partner, and the company's mobile ordering platform for higher education will play a role in a larger strategic growth plan for Transact.

Duke expands late night van service with mobile app

Duke University is expanding access to its late night van service with a newly added feature to an existing mobile app. The newest addition to Duke's TransLoc mobile app is the ability to book on-demand rides from student smartphones for safe campus transportation after hours.

HID promotes Tim Nyblom to new, expanded higher-ed focused role

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.

Transact Campus secures 100th mobile credential client

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.

Boston College & CBORD bring kiosks, mobile ordering to campus

Boston College has joined a growing roster of universities to turn to technology in campus dining to both streamline efficiencies in dining operations, and also account for the growing labor shortage challenge in higher ed. To accomplish this, Boston College is working with transaction system provider, CBORD, to leverage the company’s Nextep self-service kiosks, and mobile ordering through the GET app, to alleviate queuing at a new campus dining location.

Stanford prepping for mobile access on campus

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.

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