France-based smart card provider Gemalto Monday announced it has delivered 1 million electronic student-identification cards to Polish universities. To date, 100 universities and high schools issue the card, and Gemalto expects another 300 universities to do so WHEN?, a statement says. Besides student identification and building access, students also can use the cards as an electronic ticket for public transportation and to pay for parking spaces, Gemalto says. Gemalto is adding additional features, including one that enables students to pay for meals at the cafeteria or for photocopies at the library. Some universities issue cards with a digital signature to enable students to sign documents electronically, the statement says.

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