School Security: NFC Proves Itself on Campus

Pilot projects at Villanova and the University of San Francisco confirm the viability of the technology

So, as they are using mobile applications in the rest of their lives, students entering the workforce will fuel demand for increased use of their smart phones. As businesspeople, they will expect office buildings and technical campuses, as well as services, to be mobile-friendly. They won’t want to remember and manage multiple cards, items and ID credentials when they could simply use their smart phone to do all.


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