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The Build UK Summer Party is going virtual

Published: June 1, 2017

No, the party is not virtual, but the invitations are!

With the introduction and promotion of Smart technology remaining a key priority for our industry, Build UK is pleased to be showcasing the new Gencarda Card Management Solutions from our Technology Partner, Reference Point at Build UK Summer Party.

Reference Point, are probably best known in our industry for the development of the technology behind the CSCS SmartCard and Go Smart card reader apps. They have now developed the new Gencarda Card Management Solutions. This card management system has a number of applications: Gencarda produces virtual Smart cards – an electronic card that is issued directly to a mobile device such as a smartphone, removing the need to carry physical cards; and Vircarda is an e-wallet for securely storing and managing the virtual cards.

Attendees of Build UK’s Summer Party, which takes place on Thursday 29 June, from 7:00pm – 10:00pm at the Natural History Museum, will be the first to experience this new technology. Build UK is working with Reference Point to issue e-tickets for the event.  Joining instructions will be sent out by email and will include directions on how to download the Vircarda app – the digital wallet that will store the attendee’s e-ticket on their smartphone and will then be read using the Go Smart app to gain entry to the venue.

The real benefits of the Gencarda Card Management Solutions will be realised when used on site:

  • A virtual card will always have enough space to store all the required personal information and qualifications including a photograph, so only one card is ever needed.
  • Any update to personal information or qualifications can be made without the need to issue a new card, saving time and reducing costs.
  • All virtual cards can be updated in real time so information is always up to date and fraudulent cards can be easily identified. This ensures that everyone on-site can be checked to ensure they have the right qualifications for the job – providing a safer environment, improving health and safety for all.
  • The Vircarda app is available for Android, iOS, and Windows.

So, for a fast track entrance to the Summer Party, don’t forget to download the app and try the technology for yourself.

To register your attendance at the Summer Party please email Sian Jones.