HESCA News

Updated on 24th November 2017

Why paying for everything with card could be trouble for your bank balance
Nine
Research from the University of Cologne found that consumers who pay with contactless cards or other digital payments are less likely to remember ...

Voice recognition systems easily fooled by impersonators, claims Finnish university study
www.v3.co.uk
Most mobile devices come with voice recognition and command ... "Earlier this year, twins tricked the HSBC voice biometrics security system, and this ...

Savlon introduces hand wash sachets into school ID cards to encourage hand hygiene on ...
The Drum
Savlon has placed its small sachets inside school children ID card thus making it Savlon ID Guard which aims to harness the power of design-thinking ...
(Money laundering? Ed.)

Smart locker ROI: Campuses find strong business case pairing contactless lockers with student IDs
CR80News
Equipping lockers with contactless technology can offer students a smart option for storing their valuables without having to remember a locker ...

Chinese university trials face recognition for absence
Planet Biometrics
A Chinese university is using face recognition technology to ensure students attend class.

University of Plymouth Students Union installs AURES POS terminals
Hospitalityand Catering News
Our new AURES POS terminals are faster and more efficient. For our staff they’re a big bonus. We rely on Greenhouse Business Systems to bring out the best in both our hardware and software.

India: AU to introduce biometric attendance system
The Hindu
From January, students and staff members of Andhra University will have to become cautious when it comes to attendance. Going by the State government’s order, the entire campus will come under biometric system of attendance.

Technavio report forecasts global biometrics market in education to grow 26% CAGR from 2017 ...
Biometric Update
Technavio has released a new report that forecasts that the global biometrics market in the education sector to grow at a CAGR of more than 26 ...

Uber accepts Auburn ID cards for payment
CR80News
Auburn University has just joined dozens of universities that permit students to use their campus ID cards to pay for fares on popular transportation app Uber. The program is the result of an agreement between CBORD and Uber after the university’s auxiliary services fielded a proposal by the two companies.

How Smart Technology is Changing College Campuses According to Jason Hope
GC Report
“If anyone wants to take a guess at where the [internet of things] is going to have the largest impact, here's a tip: think bigger,” says Jason Hope.

Reading University introduces self-serve 16-tap 'beer wall'
Telegraph.co.uk
With students able to pour themselves a beer and pay with their contactless plastic or mobile wallet, the bars will have increased capacity, speedier ...

Government Tying Its Own Laces Together Over Public Services Card
University Observer Online
The fudge on the Government's part could be put down to concerns over whether the legal foundations for a national ID card already exist, rather than ...

Freshers do not fear, Student Take Over is here
South Wales Guardian
Remember to bring your valid NUS or Student ID card with you – without this, you can't be issued with a wristband, which gives you entry to the event ...
(Bring your ID to get…your ID.  Di-Ed.)

ASSA ABLOY secures UK dorm with Aperio
CR80News
ASSA ABLOY has partnered with the University of East Anglia in the UK to better protect its students from on-campus theft and crime by implementing the company’s Aperio access control solution.