3 US Universities Now Have Contactless Student ID Cards Supported in Apple Wallet

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Starting October 2, 2018, three US universities allow the use of contactless student IDs via Apple devices. Duke University, the Universities of Alabama and Oklahoma, have provided their students with a convenience of “using just their iPhone and Apple Watch to get around on and off campus.” The Typical Student team learned the details of the Apple’s announcement.


How Does Contactless ID Work?



Source: Apple Newsroom


As told in the press release, students of the three US universities can now add their ID card to Apple Wallet. This way, they’ll be able to pay for laundry, food, and get around the campus. Students will be able to get into their dorms, the gym or the school library using contactless student IDs. Convenient, huh? Now, students can leave their physical wallets behind and make transactions in a safe and handy way.


How To Use  Contactless Student ID?


contactless-id-cards-apple-wallet-05Source: Apple Newsroom


Using contactless student IDs via Apple devices is easy as an ABC. All it takes is to hold “iPhone or Apple Watch near the reader anywhere physical student ID cards are accepted on and off campus.” Jennifer Bailey, Apple’s vice president of Internet Services, commented on the novelty saying Apple Inc. are “now thrilled to be working with campuses on adding contactless student ID cards to bring customers even more easy, convenient and secure experiences.”



Source: Apple Newsroom


By the end of this school year, contactless student IDs will be available in John Hopkins, Santa Clara and Temple Universities.

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