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Blackboard tests native NFC at two universities

November 20, 2013Leah Hoenen

WASHINGTON—Using campus cards to unlock dorms and pay for meals and laundry could become a thing of the past if educational technology company Blackboard has its way.A new Blackboard pilot program is moving native near field communication (NFC) beyond access control and enabling students to use the contactless technology in many aspects of life on and off campus through Blackboard Transact, a contactless commerce and security solution.Teaming up with Quinnipiac University and Tulane University,...

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