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Smartphone University IDs

Google Pay Users Can Now Integrate Their Campus ID with Their Phone

— January 13, 2020 — Tech
Google Pay users at 15 different US schools will now have the ability to use their phones as a campus ID. Students in the United States are able to use Google Pay as their Campus ID by saving their school ID into their Google Pay account. Additionally, users will also have the capability to use their phones to enter buildings, where scanning an ID is required. The Google Pay app will also provide users with the ability to scan their campus ID for dining, vending machines, or other purchases.

The 15 schools that will now have the capabilities include Arkansas State University, Duke University, Johns Hopkins University, Temple University, as well as The University of Alabama.


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Trend Themes
1. Mobile Campus Ids - The integration of campus IDs with mobile payment platforms presents an opportunity for universities to offer a more convenient and streamlined experience for students.
2. Digital Access Control - The use of smartphones as campus IDs opens up new possibilities for implementing digital access control systems, reducing the reliance on physical ID cards.
3. Mobile Payment in Education - The expansion of mobile payment platforms into the education sector enables universities to leverage the convenience and security of digital transactions.
Industry Implications
1. Higher Education - Universities and colleges can benefit from implementing mobile campus IDs to enhance the student experience and improve campus security.
2. Mobile Payment - Mobile payment providers can tap into the education market by offering tailored solutions for student IDs and digital access control.
3. Technology and Software - Companies specializing in mobile payment technologies and software can provide innovative solutions for universities looking to digitize their ID systems.
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