Campus Cards, College and University Identification and Security

Biometric hand readers tighten their grip on campus access control and security

Thursday, January 1, 2004

Validating people, not plastic, sounds good on paper and is, in fact, one of the reasons cited by some colleges and universities for controlling building access-primarily dorms, or sororities/fraternities-with biometric hand readers.  

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