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Clemson installs intelligent lockers in campus mailrooms

Clemson University expanded its partnership with Ricoh USA, Inc. by installing the company's Intelligent Lockers in campus mailrooms that enable students to conveniently pick up packages with contactless retrieval. The intelligent lockers are the latest collaboration between Ricoh and Clemson mail center, and will also help to reduce the number of trips students take to the mail center.

WaveLynx delivers access control via open standards

As higher education grapples with new options for access control and security on campus, issues surrounding credential technologies, reader technologies, future proofing, and open standards are forefront. CR80News caught up with Rich Price, Director of User Experience at WaveLynx Technologies to learn about the company’s work in these areas. We also get an update on WaveLynx's work at the University of Georgia in an interview with UGA's director of IT for Auxiliary Services, Bill McGee.

CR80News Chats: How ASSA ABLOY helped the U. of Oklahoma prep for mobile credential

On this installment of CR80News Chats, we discuss the credential environment at the University of Oklahoma with system engineer, Chris Gillett, and Assa Abloy regional campus manager, Tyler Webb. One of the very first campuses to launch mobile credential in Apple Wallet for use on iPhone and Watch, the University of Oklahoma worked alongside Assa Abloy to first build a robust ecosystem that was capable of supporting the ambitious move to mobile.

HID, Genetec survey: Campuses ready to swap legacy access control systems for newer tech

A survey conducted by HID Global and security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions provider, Genetec, has revealed that many college campuses could be operating with outdated access control systems. Moreover, the report suggests that many universities are eager to move on from these legacy access control systems and implement newer, more secure technologies.

Illinois State redesigns student ID card

Illinois State University is revamping its student ID card, the Redbird Card, with a new design aesthetic and enhanced technology to bring the card inline with modern campus credentials. The major component of the revamp will be the university's move to smart card technology that will leave behind legacy mag stripe and proximity protocols being used throughout campus.

HID Global streamlines card issuance at UConn

The University of Connecticut has selected Seos smart cards and HID FARGO Connect secure issuance solution from HID Global to optimize card issuance and strengthen security across UConn's network of campuses. The HID FARGO Connect cloud-based platform will enable UConn to move to a distributed model for ID issuance and eliminate student wait times, while Seos card technology eliminates vulnerabilities present in UConn's legacy system.

UConn, ColorID recards entire university, regional campuses

The University of Connecticut is issuing new campus cards, after making the decision to recard its entire population over the summer. CR80News recently caught up with UConn and ColorID, who assisted on the project, to talk about the new Husky One Card and the recarding process.

Video: WaveLynx touts open, interoperable campus card system

Wavelynx's Jacob Jablonski talks about the LEAF protocol and how universities can use the open architecture approach to forge a vendor agnostic campus card system. Also hear how the University of Georgia worked with Wavelynx to own its own keys. A newcomer to the campus card space, Wavelynx Technologies is championing a different approach to structuring a university card transaction system by promoting an open infrastructure with the freedom to mix and match solutions.

Video: Touchnet, U. of Houston create multi-faceted campus card environment

Together with card system vendor, Touchnet, the University of Houston has created an advanced card transaction environment for its students and campus community. In the video hear from both Deborah Davis, Director of the Cougar Card Office, and Esmeralda Valdez, Executive Director of University Services at Houston as they discuss in detail the university's campus card environment.

UConn begins issuing new contactless cards

The University of Connecticut has begun its campus wide recarding with the issuance of its new contactless smart card credentials for students, faculty and staff. The new Husky One Cards are now available for all members of the UConn community and those with emeritus status.
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