Blackboard Transact has added the contactless payment technology of Mifare as an option for schools offering campus cards for students to access buildings or make payments.

Educational institutions using Blackboard Transact can now choose either Mifare or FeliCa technology when issuing Near Field Communication-compatible student identification cards, Phoenix, Ariz.-based Blackboard announced this week. The technology also works with certain mobile phones.

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