Plastic student ID cards with magnetic stripes are doubling as credit cards at one California university. The ID payment system was developed to help students manage finances.
ID News Archive for September, 2009
Smart card infrastructure body, GlobalPlatform has teamed up with American Express to develop and collaborate on contactless technology and the pairing of payment and mobile technical landscapes.
Contactless key cards will be the only way to gain access to campus buildings at one California school. The university is changing all of its locks to electronic locks that will use a contactless smart card as a form of increased security and visitor management.
Enhanced IDs and driver’s licenses, with microchips containing information needed for people to cross the Canada-US border, have been recalled in Vermont. The ID cards had a defect that made them unable to scan.
ID Superstore has a great new featured called “Design-A-Lanyard” which takes you through the entire process of creating your very own custom lanyards. The custom-printed lanyards can even feature your company colors and logo.
A smartcard system will replace New York City transportation system’s current customized plastic cards. The smartcards will ensure that riders pass through the turnstiles of the city’s busy subway and buses quickly.
Photo ID cards, employee contactless cards, cards with passcodes, magnetic stripe cards and access control system with visitor management software are all parts of a complete secure identification system that ensures your company is safe from the possibility of robbery.
An ID card access system at Stanford University requires students to swipe their student ID cards at some campus buildings to gain access. The ID card system was developed for security reasons.
An ID scan system is being implemented in one Florida county to keep kids safe against sex offenders. The ID database has been installed at public schools and visitors must scan their identification cards to be checked against the sex offender database.
A biometric identity card is being piloted in India to better provide public services to 1.2 billion people. The biometric ID card will be part of a larger ID system and will contain the personal details of each registered person.