It's All in the Wrist

Pilot project at Mohawk College places a contactless reader chip embedded in traditional campus cards into a silicone wristband.

At Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario, they are paying for their food with just a flick of the wrist. This past spring, the school was the pilot site for a product called UBand that places the contactless reader chip embedded in traditional campus cards into a silicone wristband.

“It’s much more convenient,” says Troy Heath, Mohawk’s executive director of business development and retail. “Because you wear it on your wrist, you are much less likely to for

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