More and more university campuses are becoming "smart", meaning that they are implementing IoT technologies to solve their pain points. They are asking questions like:
"How do I simplify the student registration process?"
"How do I create a safe environment?"
"How do I manage real-time access control?"
"How do I increase the efficiency of on-demand services?"
In addition to managing campus services and resources, providing a creative and collaborative environment, and protecting the students and staff on campus, the university administrators are being tasked to keep costs in check.
Zebra offers advanced card-printing technologies and other intelligent solutions specifically for the higher education environment. Consider these applications:
Residence hall access
Library access and lending
Employee attendance or time clocks
Transportation on and around campus
Meal plans in the cafeteria
What if you could offer a campus path that…
Simplifies the registration process and reduces long lines?
Creates a safer environment for faculty, staff, and visitors?
On a hardware level, the path to that solution includes a Zebra ZXP Series 7 or 8 printers that feature single and dual-sided wasteless lamination. This is a patented Zebra design that reduces the cost of lamination. Other features include high capacity ribbons that reduce down-time, wireless connectivity, and remote monitoring.
The Status Quo
Smart card adoption is accelerating. However, magnetic stripe cards and Prox cards are not going away in the next five years due to existing infrastructure and costs. Zebra is partnering withDigiOn24to provide Prox encoder options for Zebra printers.
So why Zebra? The ZXP Series 7 takes card printing to a new level. You get:
Increased efficiency – a single printer can help you serve 95 more students/hour
Lower cost of ownership – 32% lower cost/card
Less operator time adding supplies – 50% more ribbon/roll, 150% more laminate/roll
To learn more, visit theSMART campus today! For more information on Zebra's solutions for Higher Education, download the brochure:
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