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Apple’s tap-to-use student IDs let pupils buy food and badge into their dorms

[2019-08-13 16:43:30]

Apple Today’s college students rely on their ID cards for almost everything, including using them to get into the gym or to buy the cafeteria’s beloved turkey-avocado sandwich. That means losing their ID can make navigating campus difficult, and cards can be a pain to replace. Now, Apple has a way for students to integrate their ID cards into their iPhones and Apple Watches so they can buy a sandwich without the need for their physical card. Apple is expanding the program to 12 universities so more students can use the technology. Here’s what the virtual card looks like in practice: Image: Apple The expansion comes as Apple builds more uses for Apple Pay and Wallet, including last week’s launch of the Apple Card and a test...

Apple’s tap-to-use student IDs let pupils buy food and badge into their dorms


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