Experiences from NFC Supported School Attendance Supervision for Children

  title={Experiences from NFC Supported School Attendance Supervision for Children},
  author={Mari Ervasti and Minna Isomursu and Marianne Kinnula},
  journal={2009 Third International Conference on Mobile Ubiquitous Computing, Systems, Services and Technologies},
Our paper presents a field study arranged at a Finnish primary school where two classes and a total of 23 pupils between the ages of 6 and 8 trialed an attendance supervision system supported by Near Field Communication technology in 2008. In the trial the pupils marked their arrival at and departure from the school by touching a reader device or NFC-enabled mobile phone with a smart contactless card. The system simplified attendance monitoring by replacing manual roll calls leaving thus more… CONTINUE READING
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