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CampusIDChat: Transact acquires Hangry

Transact Campus' Laura Newell-McLaughlin discusses the company's recent acquisition of mobile ordering provider, Hangry, and what the move means for for Transact Mobile Ordering and campus commerce.

Penn State reveals mobile credential plans with Transact

Penn State is implementing Transact Mobile Credential with its new mobile Penn State id+ card slated for arrival in January 2023. The move will enable PSU students to use their mobile devices to conveniently and securely access campus housing facilities, purchase meals, and more.

Transact Campus redefines transaction system with IDX, Transact One Platform

Campus credential and payments solution provider, Transact Campus, introduced its newest cloud-native platform, Transact One, earlier this year. Now, the company’s new cloud-based transaction system, Transact IDX, is among the initial solutions that can be enabled in Transact One.

Ball State adds Starship robot delivery

Ball State University is the latest institution to offer robot delivery for food and drinks, with the introduction of Starship. The entire Ball State campus community can leverage the Starship Technologies delivery robots.

Southern Connecticut State launches Kiwibot robot delivery

Southern Connecticut State University has deployed robot delivery from Kiwibot on its New Haven, Conn. campus. The university has deployed a fleet of 15 robots, operating between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. daily.

UPenn student app manages meal swipe usage

A student led group of app developers at the University of Pennsylvania has created a mobile app that helps predict when students will run out of meal swipes and dining dollars. The app's Dining Analytics feature has been added to the university's official Penn Mobile app thanks to an API provided by the university.

Temple U. catapults stored value program with mobile ordering

Temple University has a robust off-campus program, bolstered by a partnership with Grubhub, that enables students to use their campus card to pay for orders on the company’s platform. The partnership has taken off since its inception at the start of this academic year, but the groundwork was laid some time ago.

CampusIDChat: Upgrading access control technology

Tim Nyblom, Director of End User Business Development for Higher Education at HID Global, discusses upgrading legacy access control technology on campus. It’s an important industry discussion, with a considerable number of universities still leveraging mag stripe, prox and even bar codes for various applications.

Winthrop adds robot delivery from Kiwibot

Winthrop University Dining Services has added robot delivery from tech startup, Kiwibot. The new food delivery solution will fulfill orders from a host of dining locations on and around the campus community.

Apex Order Pickup adds exterior smart locker solution

Apex Order Pickup Solutions has unveiled a new, exterior smart locker solution. The OrderHQ Exterior is designed to provide pickup in less than 10 seconds through the exterior wall of a restaurant, while employees load orders from inside.
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