Technology takes over new University of Tennessee residence hall

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The University of Tennessee is bringing its dorms into the 21st century through technology.

Fred D. Brown Jr. Residence Hall is UT's first new residence hall in 45 years. It is part of a project to renovate every dorm on campus and could be used as a model for technology in future dorms.

A resident needs his/her student identity card to gain access to his/her dorm room. Staff also has access to the rooms but the keypad tracks who enters.

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