Campus Cards, College and University Identification and Security

Smart Centric Announces chip based and biometric secure computer access

Tuesday, June 17, 2003

Today, Smart Centric Technologies International Limited launches a new value added application to SmartCity® allowing smart card enabled logon to Windows 2000 PCs. SmartCity® Logon is a chip based product that to allow card holders to logon to local or domain controlled Windows 2000 based PCs using their SmartCity® Smart Card . It can be used for both personal PCs and PCs used in public area computers such as Libraries and computer laboratories.


Blackboard Inc. Announces Reseller Agreement with MICROS Systems, Inc.

Wednesday, June 11, 2003

Companies to Deliver Integrated Offering to Benefit Higher Education Clients

Washington, DC — June 11, 2003 — Blackboard Inc., a leading enterprise software company for e-Education, has signed a value added reseller agreement with MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality industry, to resell MICROS Point-of-Sale (POS) systems into the U.S. higher education market. 

With Eltron On-site Printer, St. John Fisher College Cuts Badge Preparation to Less than a Minute

Monday, June 9, 2003

All on Rochester (NY) campus use badges - access to residence halls, computer rooms, meals, library and even the Buffalo Bills!

St. John Fisher College is the idyllic liberal arts college, with 18 

Smart Card Alliance July Conference in D.C. to Focus On Cybersecurity, Physical Access Security and ID Credentialing

Thursday, June 5, 2003

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., June 3 /PRNewswire/ – The Smart Card Alliancewill host “Smart Cards in Government 2003” from July 15th to the 17th at the 

Syracuse University wins twice: The NCAA Men’s basketball championship and a new Odyssey PCS Campus-Wide card system from CBORD!

Wednesday, June 4, 2003

Ithaca, New York—The CBORD Group, Inc., the leading provider of campus card systems announces their newest client, Syracuse University. Syracuse University has signed a contract to begin installation of their new campus-wide card system, Odyssey PCS (Privilege Control System), beginning in Summer 2003. Syracuse joins almost 600 CBORD cashless system customers across North America, such as Brown University, Yale University, Kansas State University, University of New Mexico, and The University of Western Ontario.


Campus card technology changes rapidly, but the card marketing remains stagnant

Sunday, June 1, 2003

There we were, 10 years ago on-site at a New York community college campus, on a tour of their ID card office. The college was preparing to deploy the latest in card production, a dye-sublimation printer and digital-image capture system. But that day we were treated to a demonstration of the school’s existing card production system. 

Making significant impacts on your card program with a comprehensive marketing approach

Sunday, June 1, 2003

People, even those in marketing roles, often confuse marketing with advertising. When someone says we need to market our card program, they think we need to advertise our program to cardholders. But advertising is only one small part of marketing, and in fact, some would argue the final and least important stage. Let’s go back to Marketing 101 for a brief review.