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iPads deter unauthorized access to UConn dining centers

The tablets display a large, clear picture of the cardholder when a card is swiped, making its use by someone else difficult.

By introducing iPad tablet computers as POS devices at two of its dining centers, University of Connecticut (UConn) Dining Services has both sped up the process of admitting students and also cut down on fraudulent use of ID cards to gain entry. That’s because the tablets display a larger and clearer image of the cardholder than the photo on the card, making the identity verification process easier while flagging unauthorized users.

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