Campus Cards, College and University Identification and Security

Arcot Partners with First Data to Provide Payment Authentication Solution to Merchants; Solution Will Enable Verified By Visa and MasterCard SecureCod

Wednesday, January 1, 2003

SANTA CLARA, Calif. And DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 6, 2003– Arcot Systems, Inc., a leading provider of solutions for securing electronic identity and First Data, a leader in electronic commerce and payment services , today announced an agreement whereby First Data Merchant Services(R) will provide Arcot’s TransFort(TM) for Merchants solution, the most widely adopted solution for payment authentication, to online merchants. Under the terms of this multi-year, global agreement, First Data will offer the TransFort Merchant Software as a hosted service for merchants and will also license and resell the solution to merchants for in-house use. With this agreement, Arcot can enable several hundreds of thousands of First Data merchants, including those acquired directly, through alliance partners and through processing customers.

 

Datacard and Infineer Form a Complete Smart Card Campus Solution

Wednesday, January 1, 2003

Datacard Group, located in Minnetonka, MN, provides systems and professional services needed to build profitable card programs in more than 120 countries. Infineer a subsidiary of PubliCARD Inc, based in New York with a technology base in Northern Ireland and a sales and marketing base in London is a global provider of card-based solutions for educational and corporate sites specializing in delivering multiple applications on a single smartcard for over 25 years in over 70 school sites. Datacard will market and distribute Infineer’s ChipNet smart card solutions to the United States, Canada, Mexico and Latin America via its extensive sales and distribution channels. Datacard’s market position in the ID system and smart card multi-applications market combined with Infineer’s proven campus smart card applications produces an affordable end-to-end solution previously unavailable to North and South American customers 

Blackboard Users Conference 2003

Wednesday, January 1, 2003

25-27 February 2003Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel 

Diebold To Test New Hand Geometry Security System at WVU Residence Hall, Rec Center

Wednesday, January 1, 2003

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD), a company known by most colleges and universities for its CS Gold(TM) single card identification system that allows students to use their cards for a variety of activities from access control to meal plans and stored value, just announced another innovative service that will be tested for the first time at West Virginia University. 

Smart Cards Introduced to Nigeria’s Higher Education Institutions

Wednesday, January 1, 2003

The technical partners behind the Nigeria’s smart card project known as, Supercard, are Datacard, Gemplus, Microsoft and Compaq. The purpose behind the Supercard project is to generate a secure and credible information database of all students. The database would then be useful as an instrument to create an equally secure, fraud-free and forge-proof identification for students and staff of the institutions. In addition to improving the quality of the education institutions this project also promotes technological development and industrial growth across the country. 19 institutions are signed up for the first phase of the Supercard project, which was introduced after a successful pilot run of the project at the University of Lagos and the Yaba College of Technology where the Supercard is in full use. [end] 

PNC Bank Supports Penn State id+ Card program with New Customer Service Center

Wednesday, January 1, 2003

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ – PNC Bank, a member of The PNCFinancial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC), has widened access to banking 

Multi-Purpose Smart Card For Higher Education Institutions in Africa

Wednesday, January 1, 2003

Nigeria might soon realise the the dream of a multi-purpose Smart card that would make for effective administration of its tertiary institutions.