"Just about every major industry is undergoing a long-term digital transformation. For education, this includes the recent shift to online courses as well as behind-the-scenes technology use such as the common barcode."—Source: University Business
WHY THIS MATTERS:
When physical campuses reopen, barcodes could be utilized to help streamline and engage the campus community, while also keeping everyone safe — they could provide things like access control until a COVID-19 vaccine is available.