Campus Cards, College and University Identification and Security

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. 

ActivCard Offers Industry's First Complete Portfolio with Biometric Matching on Smart Cards, Servers, or PCs

Wednesday, January 1, 2003

FREMONT, Calif. and LUND, Sweden, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – ActivCard(R) (EUROPE: ACTI) , the leader in IDentity Management (IDM) software for remote access, single sign-on and digital ID card solutions, today announced an expanded cooperation with its partner Precise Biometrics AB (publ), developer and provider of world-leading and user-friendly biometric security solutions based on fingerprints, to deliver smart card-based identification (ID) badge solutions with biometric authentication. ActivCard has incorporated Precise Biometrics’ technology for fingerprint matching on smart cards, Precise Match-on-Card(TM), to its ActivCard Gold(TM) 2.2 software, the most successful and widely deployed smart ID card middleware platform available on the market today. 

CIM USA, Inc. launches Card Printer Systems Division

Wednesday, January 1, 2003

November 18, 2002 - CIM USA, Inc. today announced the inception of a new Card Printer Systems Division Re-Seller program as part of its corporate wide expansion into the Americas. The Card Printer Systems product line is composed of desktop thermal card printers that start at only $895 MSRP–making them the lowest priced units available in the industry. Such low costs enable re-sellers to tap into all businesses, both small and large. CIM expects to increase sales at a rate of 20% a year in the new division by offering a wide range of card personalization solutions for photo ids, access control, loyalty programs, gift cards, etc. In other words, re-sellers can find customers in all types of industries. 

IR Recognition Systems Biometric HandKeys Control Access to Dorms and Rooms at Johnson & Wales University

Wednesday, January 1, 2003

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