Approximately 1,650 students will receive personal photo ID cards that double as versatile magnetic stripe cards.
ID News Archive for August, 2011
A recent change of course from Visa officials may have a significant impact on the smartcard industry.
The latest reports from a local smartcard working group have revealed potential designs plans for a new fare payment system on Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority rail lines.
The CTA is now working to educate riders on the new reduced fare program and related ID cards.
Illinois legislators and firearm owners are currently debating privacy issues related to state-mandated ID cards.
The Smart Card Alliance, a nonprofit advocate for increased understanding and adoption of smartcard technology, will soon turn its focus to the healthcare sector.
Approximately 42,000 students across 100 Cleveland, Ohio, schools will now have to swipe electronic ID cards for lunch purchases, library book borrowing and several other functions.
By identifying students via fingerprint scanners, lunch line transactions would be faster and more accurate.
Religious exemptions may jeopardize the validity of the state’s current ID cards.
According to the Clinton Herald, administrators have been issuing optional picture ID cards with gun permits since the start of the year.