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Introducing the new MDST Mode for iAccu

First of all, what does MDST stand for?MDST stands for Multi-Device Session Tracking; it’s a new mode supported on iAccu v1.1 and Accudemia where you can use many devices (iPhones or iPod touch) to track attendance. iAccu usually requires all card swipes (to both sign-in or sign-out) to be made in the same device. When MDST is enabled, multiple devices can “join” the same session and work all together now.Once you have downloaded the iAccu update, start by going to Settings to set up your device. In the “Center based” option under Tracking settings, there’s a MDST section with some options. Session duration lets you set the default session length that will be used when you create a new session. Sign-In and Sign-Out windows let you set the default period before and after the session starts when students can login and logout respectively. For example, let’s say that there’s a conference starting at 3pm, with these options you can allow students to sign-in from 2:50pm until  3:10pm, givi…