HID Global will be busy at this year’s NACCU Annual Conference, presenting on some important trends and topics in the campus card space. One of the company’s most interesting sessions...
Tag: Mobile Credentials
Campus ID and access control provider, ASSA ABLOY, has published a new e-book that offers campus administrators in-depth info and advice about how to build a robust mobile credential program. The document breaks down ways administrators can make wise decisions regarding hardware, security and even aesthetics.
TouchNet President, Adam McDonald, takes time to discuss some of the major technology trends that he's observing in the campus card and transaction system market. In his role at TouchNet, McDonald routinely works with university admins to talk about the major challenges and opportunities in the campus technology realm, and he shares some of his findings in this chat.
In a recent video interview published to the National Association of Campus Card Users (NACCU) website, a couple of Association members discuss their pathway toward mobile credential deployment on campus. The discussion specifically highlights the importance of pacing the project and attacking the larger goal of mobile deployment by segmenting implementation into smaller, more manageable steps.
The European Campus Card Association (ECCA) is proposing a student eID framework project that would provide a single, digital ID for students from different countries and enable registration, online transactions and other tasks. But red tape and technological questions remain to be hammered out as the project approaches its pilot phase.
A new mobile ID is helping students, staff and faculty at one of the most technically-advanced schools in the U.S. – the Massachusetts Institute of Technology – deal with a variety of daily campus tasks. The Boston-area university has officially launched the digital ID for smart phones and watches for on- and off-campus transactions, building access and other tasks.
Silverstein Properties, a real estate development, investment and management firm, has launched contactless access to its 7 World Trade Center office building by provisioning employee mobile credentials in Apple Wallet. The implementation, backed by solutions from HID Global, mirrors what universities across the country have done with mobile credentials and represents additional proof of concept for the access control technology.
The start of the new year has brought new and exciting updates to the Roanoke College Maroon Card, as the college is now issuing a mobile credential with Transact Campus. Roanoke students will now be able to use their smart phones and smart watches to access Maroon Card services across campus.
Humboldt State is adding a new, mobile payment method for parking on campus with the start of the spring semester. The university will launch of the Passport Parking App for its students and campus constituents that will feature a contactless mobile payment system, as well as remote meter top up and other convenience features.
The University of Rhode island has turned to Automatic Laundry, a laundry service provider to the colleges and universities in the Northeast, to integrate the company's proprietary LaundryConnect Pay app. LaundryConnect is a closed-loop mobile payment system, which will now tie into the University of Rhode Island's existing campus card system.
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