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June 7, 2022 / , ,

U. of Arizona, Grubhub create modern, convenient student dining experience

The trend in university dining services is undeniably one toward technology, with mobile ordering, delivery robots, pick-up lockers and self-service kiosks all playing a role in campus dining. One of the most technology-driven dining experiences could be that of the...
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April 1, 2022 / ,

Sodexo plans campus dining innovations

Food-service provider, Sodexo is plotting some advancements in campus food service for students across the U.S. Starting this spring, the company is implementing the "eat>NOW" autonomous campus grocery store concept, as well as new vending and virtual dining concepts with...
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Transact partners with ELATEC for secure ID, print and copy reader

Transact has partnered with RFID, software and services provider, ELATEC, to provide a new, multi-technology card reader that is compatible with all Transact credentials. The company's TWN4 MultiTech NFC and RFID reader will now be available to Transact partnering campuses...
January 21, 2022 /

UCLA student goes viral with COVID test vending machine video

A student at UCLA has gone viral on social media, posting a how-to video detailing the campus' COVID-19 test vending machine. As campuses across the country continue their efforts to provide safety measures for students, a COVID test vending machine...
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January 7, 2021 /

UC San Diego outfits campus vending machines with COVID testing kits

The University of California San Diego is stocking new on-campus vending machines with free COVID-19 test kits for students and campus community members. The initiative will see UC San Diego students use their campus card to access the self-administered COVID...
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September 4, 2020 /

VCU adds campus vending machines stocked with personal protective equipment

Virginia Commonwealth University has installed campus vending machines stocked with personal protective equipment for its campus community to access via their student ID card. VCU now joins a host of other universities, including New Mexico State, now using campus vending...
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August 21, 2020 /

New Mexico State stocks campus vending machines with COVID-19 supplies

New Mexico State University is deploying new campus vending machine on its Las Cruces campus this fall that dispense face masks and other safety supplies designed to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The new vending machines are the result of...
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Study finds cashless vending machines outperform cash-only counterparts

A study conducted by researchers at Michigan State University, along with vending and payment solutions provider USA Technologies, has found significant performance boosts in cashless-enabled vending machines as compared to units only accepting cash and coin. The report highlights the...
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February 1, 2019 /

SDSU vending machines now accepting student OneCards

Students at San Diego State University can now use their SDSUCards to grab a quick snack from campus vending machines after the university added vending functionality to the student credentials. The university has decided to bring vending purchases back to...
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May 11, 2018 /

Grand Rapids CC installs laptop vending machine

With the swipe of a student ID card, Grand Rapids Community College is offering free laptop rentals to students. The service is being offered via vending machine, giving students an alternative to accessing the technology needed to support their academic...
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