Campus Cards, College and University Identification and Security

GE Interlogix Wiegand Interface Card Immediately Notifies Users When Card Reader Problems Occur

Tuesday, December 2, 2003

Four-State Wiegand Interface Card Supports Multi-Credential Formats

BOCA RATON, FLA. – November 19, 2003 – GE Interlogix Access/Integration Group (NYSE:GE) today announced that its new Wiegand Interface Unit-Four State Card (WIU-4), when combined with any conventional proximity, Mifare® and ISO 15693 readers, sends immediate alarm notification if a short circuit, cut line, or open/close condition occurs between it, request-to-exit (REX) and door data inputs. The WIU-4 provides a wiring union and Wiegand-to-Supervised F/2F transfer point for all Picture Perfect and Secure Perfect access control systems. It provides the communications interface that supports up to 16 Wiegand output readers per microcontroller. 

GE Interlogix Digital CCTV System Keeps An Eye On Vanderbilt University Law School

Tuesday, December 2, 2003

Ability to View Campus Grounds Any Time Via Intranet-based Local Area Network Helps Protect People and Property

CORVALLIS, ORE – November 24, 2003—GE Interlogix Video Systems Group (NYSE:GE) today announced that Vanderbilt University Law School in Nashville, Tenn. has installed a digital CCTV system to prevent theft and provide heightened security on law school grounds. 

Campuses Implement On-Line Card Offices with Odyssey PCS and WebVTS

Tuesday, December 2, 2003

Ithaca, New York—The CBORD Group, Inc., a leading provider of campus card, cashless, and foodservice management systems for the College & University, Corporate, and Healthcare markets, today announced they are pleased with the overwhelmingly positive results they continue to receive from their College & University clients who have installed the CBORD/JSA WebVTS interface. 

Zebra Technologies Acquires Atlantek, Inc.

Wednesday, November 26, 2003

VERNON HILLS, Ill., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – Zebra Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq: ZBRA) today announced that it has acquired all of the outstanding stock of Atlantek, Inc. Located in Wakefield, RI, Atlantek is a designer and manufacturer of thermal digital printers. Atlantek had net sales of approximately $16 million for its most recent fiscal year, which ended June 30, 2003. Terms of the cash transaction were not disclosed. 

MasterCard Introduces MasterCard rePowerTM: A New Way to Prepay

Monday, November 17, 2003

Opens Up New Acceptance Opportunities for Financial Institutions and Helps Reduce Prepaid Airtime Reload Costs for Wireless Carriers

Purchase, NY - November 17, 2003 - Continuing to strengthen its momentum in the prepay arena, MasterCard International today announced the introduction of MasterCard rePowerTM, a payment mechanism that provides cardholders with a new way to reload a prepaid or stored-value account using their MasterCard debit or credit card. MasterCard rePower opens up a new acceptance opportunity for MasterCard’s customers and provides value-added services for prepaid service providers, including wireless carriers, while helping to reduce prepaid reload costs. 

MasterCard PayPass Trials and Survey Demonstrate Momentum of Contactless Payments

Monday, November 17, 2003

Results Reveal Strong Interest in a Simpler Way to Pay

Purchase, NY, November 17, 2003 - MasterCard International today announced initial results of its MasterCard PayPass contactless payment market trials taking place in Orlando, Florida and Dallas, Texas. MasterCard also announced results from a recent consumer payment survey, which showed that nearly half (49 percent) of consumers carry $20 or less in their wallet and that 86 percent of consumers reported they want to use cash less often than they currently do. 

LEGIC appoint First City Care as new license partner in the UK

Wednesday, November 12, 2003

LEGIC Identsystems Ltd, one of the world’s leading suppliers of secure platforms for contactless smart card technology, has appointed First City Care as its latest licence partner in the United Kingdom.