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India college issues smart ID cards for 1,000 students

The Yashwantrao Chavan College, run by the Kolhapur Municipal Corporation (KMC), will issue smart ID cards to 1,000 students admitted for the academic year 2013-14, according to The Times of...

San Francisco library taps ITC Systems

The San Francisco Public Library has deployed a cashless system from by ITC Systems and the company’s partner on the project, Konica Minolta. The job required 36 Cash Card Loaders,...

UK school swaps library cards for biometrics

A primary school in Manchester, UK is piloting a program in which students as young as four years old use fingerprints rather than library cards to check out books from...

Chendu Imaging to provide campus card system for Chinese high school

The Dragon Capital Group announced that its subsidiary, Chendu Imaging, has partnered with Sichuan Sunbelt Culture Communication to construct a centralized card access and security system for a community high...

Bringing campus banking to community colleges

Community colleges haven’t always been considered ideal candidates for campus banking services. That’s changing. Partnerships between banks and the two-year schools through their student ID cards, are out there and...

University of Bozen banks on single card with multiple contactless applications

Time and attendance, identification and access authorization are three of the applications available on the campus card used by students at the University of Bozen-Bolzano in Italy. Other applications on...

Poland wants smart card IDs for students

The eventual goal is interoperability, but issuing the card and adding functionality is first By Andy Williams, Contributing Editor In the past 18 months, two companies have issued more than...

Contactless getting a long look on campus

But will its use expand beyond access control and into other card applications? By Andy Williams, Contributing Editor It wasn’t too long ago that contactless technology was considered the Cadillac...

ID badges tested at Florida elementary school

ID cards similar to those used on college campuses are making their way into the K-12 environment. The latest pilot, at a Florida elementary school on the state’s west coast,...

Biometrics gets its ‘fingers’ into school foodservice

By Ryan Kline, Contributing Editor The use of biometrics for identification and authentication is taking hold throughout the country and in our schools. Way back in 1972, far before many...
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