Campus Cards, College and University Identification and Security

Bangalore University to launch e-ID

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

India’s Bangalore University will soon launch a smart card-based ID for its students and faculty, reports Daily News & Analysis.

The e-ID will function as an identification and debit card. The university plans to add functions to enable hall tickets, attendance records, report cards and degree certificates.


The university is teaming with Canara Bank and MGRM Net Ltd. for the project, which will initially reach 225,000 students, with an additional 70,000 each year. Canara is sponsoring the RS14.40 crore project for ten years.

Read more here[end] 

The University of New Brunswick is adding a unique feature to its campus ID by harkening back the oldest payment method around, cash.

The new university identification cards double as cash cards that can be used at selected businesses on campus. The new IDs have seemingly been a big hit, as an estimated 1,100 students have already made the switch to the new credential.

read more »

Gemalto partnered with Banco Santander’s Universities Global Division to issue the Optelio Contactless microSD solution to institutions in Spain, Brazil, Chile and Mexico, as part of the bank’s University Smart Card program.

read more »

Students at the University of Illinois can now use their smart phone to pay for parking at campus meters.

The new Pay By Phone system is up and running at the university’s main campus and according to the Daily Illini could see rollouts to off-campus locations in Champaign and Urbana as well.

read more »

A student ID can verify an individual’s identity with a simple swipe, tap or scan, instantly tethering the person who presents the card to a user account on the backend system. But what happens when the cardholder no longer uses their legal name?

read more »

Be first to comment...
Comment on this article

Your full name and URL will be displayed with your comment.

Your email is not shown or shared, and is used only for your Gravatar image.




characters left.