NEW YORK- Transfinder Corp.'s Marketplace is expanding with the addition of Card Integrators/CI Solutions, under the Student Attendance Solutions portal. CI Solutions is a provider of fully integrated security, identification and custom ID solutions.
Transfinder Corp. has added Card Integrators Corp./CI Solutions, based in Los Alamitos, Calif., to its growing Marketplace, serving districts seeking sophisticated attendance solutions that seamlessly integrate with Transfinder’s student information products.
The Marketplace, launched in 2016, is a one-stop-shop for schools seeking solutions to enhance efficiency, safety and security within their transportation departments.
The Marketplace highlights “best in class” vendors with products in the following areas: attendance, camera technology, GPS, fleet maintenance, parent portal, professional services, social media, tablet technology and training.
"We are excited to have Card Integrators Corp., d.b.a. CI Solutions, join our growing family of Marketplace Partners,” said Antonio Civitella, President and CEO of Transfinder Corp. “As more and more schools today utilize technology to take attendance and notify parents of bus arrivals, Transfinder is fast becoming the system of record to manage student transportation information. CI Solutions is the expert in managing the creation and tracking of a student ID cards. The integration between CI Solutions and Transfinder makes it easier for schools to produce and manage the entire Student ID card production."
Mark Cole, President of CI Solutions, said the 23-year-old company continues to expand its integrated RFID enrollment solutions into the K-12 market as districts turn to technology to make their schools safer and provide parents and district personnel with the most up to date and accurate information. CI Solutions is based in Los Alamitos, Calif. and was founded in 1994.
"We look forward to working with Transfinder via their marketplace platform to offer RFID card issuance and enrollment solutions for the K-12 market,” Cole said. “The value of pupil transit solutions continues to expand and CI Solutions brings over 20 years of experience with technology based ID card issuance programs to smooth out the challenges of accurate and efficient RFID card production and issuance."
Transfinder and CI Solutions, along with Zonar Systems, another Marketplace Partner, are currently demonstrating the power of the Marketplace concept. In one district, data stored in Transfinder’s Routefinder Pro has worked seamlessly with CI Solution’s CI Badge and Zonar’s Z Pass. CI Badge software is able to view the data in Routefinder Pro, share pictures from the student information system and auto-enroll the RFID card value to Zonar Systems.
Civitella said the value of the Marketplace is that it is a tool for schools so they can find trusted partners whose solutions integrate with Transfinder's products, from the grill-to-the-taillight–and everything in between. The Marketplace gives clients a complete view of the choices they have in product offerings from a host of top-rated companies.
Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Schenectady, New York, Transfinder is a national leader in intelligent transportation systems, providing transportation management systems and services to school districts, municipalities and adult care facilities. Transfinder, an Inc. magazine “fastest-growing company” for the past ten straight years, has offices in Austin, Texas, and Shanghai, China. The software company develops and supports routing and scheduling solutions for optimal transportation logistics.