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Read: GVSU Converting to a Cashless Campus

GVSU Converting to a Cashless Campus

Beginning this month, GVSU students will start using digital forms of payment to streamline transactions, minimize spread of germs.

Read: Long Island University Now Offers MyLIU Mobile Card on iPhone, Apple Watch, and Android Phones

Long Island University Now Offers MyLIU Mobile Card on iPhone, Apple Watch, and Android Phones

Members of the Long Island University community can now add their MyLIU Mobile Card to Apple Wallet or Google Pay and use their iPhone, Apple Watch, or Android phone to complete any action that would have previously required a physical ID card.

Read: Canadian Senior Living Facility Pilots NFC, BLE Solution for Contact Tracing

Canadian Senior Living Facility Pilots NFC, BLE Solution for Contact Tracing

The NFC and BLE technology being piloted is assisting with contact tracing for COVID-19 but can also be applied in other ways to senior living facilities.

Read: Getting a Read on Access Control This Year

Getting a Read on Access Control This Year

Some education and healthcare facilities are retrofitting their access control systems while the U.S. is still recovering from the pandemic. Here are some other trends we will see in 2021.

Read: 5 Access Control Trends to Watch This Year

5 Access Control Trends to Watch This Year

Mobile-based access control, biometrics and Access Control as a Service are among the trends Swiftlane says will take off in 2021.

Read: Univ. of Tennessee Deploys Allegion, CBORD Contactless Mobile IDs

Univ. of Tennessee Deploys Allegion, CBORD Contactless Mobile IDs

UT upgraded from an older credential technology, replacing hardware throughout campus, along with updating or replacing roughly 5,000 readers.

Read: Survey: 41% of Workers Prefer Mobile Access Control Credentials Over Cards, Keys

Survey: 41% of Workers Prefer Mobile Access Control Credentials Over Cards, Keys

Additionally, 44% say access control is now more important due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Read: The Future of  Access Control Technology in Higher Education

The Future of Access Control Technology in Higher Education

Be on the lookout for these access control trends. Perhaps your campus has already embraced some of them.

Read: Beginner’s Guide to College Campus Access Security and Management

Beginner’s Guide to College Campus Access Security and Management

Trying to decide which type of access control credential your campus should adopt? Here’s a primer on mag stripe, proximity and smart cards, NFC, BLE and biometrics.

Read: How Students Can Use Their Mobile Phones for Access, Cashless Transactions and More!

How Students Can Use Their Mobile Phones for Access, Cashless Transactions and More!

Transact’s NFC-enabled mobile credentials have been implemented at the University of Oklahoma, University of Alabama, Duke University, Johns Hopkins, Temple University and more.

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