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Contactless locker case study: Gantner a hit at Denmark Technical University

Universities around the world are leveraging smart contactless lockers and the student ID card to safeguard student valuables, and spearheading the trend is Gantner Technologies with its comprehensive contactless locker system. In this case study, hear how Denmark Technical University was able to use its existing campus cards to provision student access to contactless lockers.

U. of Georgia creates card system from the ground up

In 2017, the University of Georgia made the advancement of card technology a priority on campus. After long leaning on a combination of mag stripe and prox card technologies, the need to update and upgrade was more than evident. So UGA’s OneCard Oversight Committee examined its card environment from within, and focused its decision making on a desire to own the entire card system process — encryption keys and all.

Pennsylvania school district issuing smart cards from ScholarChip

Pennsylvania's Easton Area School District is set to expand its ScholarChip smart-card entry system to include campus visitors. The visitor management element joins area high school students who have been using the smart cards since the beginning of the school year.

Forbes’ tips for adopting new payment technologies

From coin to paper, paper to card, and now card to mobile, payment processors and consumers alike have seen dramatic changes in the way money is spent. But the trick has been keeping up with customer expectation. A recent Forbes writeup offers some considerations that could help businesses keep pace with their customers without unnecessarily increasing risk.

Stanford issuing new smart cards to students

Stanford University is replacing all student and faculty ID cards issued before January 2017 as part of a campus wide upgrade that will see new, smart card credentials issued to the campus community.

University of Georgia moves to contactless

The University of Georgia has begun the process of moving from legacy, proximity student ID cards to new contactless smart cards. The move to contactless smart cards will give UGA the ability to improve security for students, faculty, and staff, provide greater flexibility and convenience to cardholders, and lay a stronger foundation to build in future card services and functionality.

NACCU’s Talking Campus ID Tech: Contactless

The latest installment in NACCU’s Talking Campus ID Tech series is devoted to advanced card technologies, including contactless, NFC and mobile. Hear from Barton Lawyer, assistant director of IT at Duke University, as he discusses a wide array of modern card technologies, along with their inherent benefits to campuses and student alike.

Bradley University overhauls its student ID card

Bradley University’s student ID card, the QuickCard, has received an overhaul in both design and function after implementing contactless technology and phasing out legacy features. As part of the ID card overhaul, the university will drop Discover Debit functionality at the end of the year and has added a preferred name option for students to be printed on the front side of the card.

Video spotlight: Purdue’s move to contactless

The move to contactless cards is one of the most important decisions facing campus card offices today. In this video spotlight, learn how Purdue University improved its student experience by issuing contactless student ID cards that underpin all aspects of life on campus.
Smart lockers in education: The migration to contactless lockers on campus

Smart lockers in education: Lessons learned from worldwide contactless locker deployments

Smart lockers are a networked version of traditional storage lockers that often use an institution's existing contactless ID card as the key. Though the use of these intelligent lockers is just starting to grow in North America, the technology has been widely deployed around the globe. Lessons from these higher ed deployments are helping shape the technology's rollout in the U.S. and Canada.
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