Direct to Card Printers vs. Retransfer Printers

Card printers have the ability to print crisp, life-like images but it is important to understand the two most common printing technologies and the results they produce before purchasing your printer.

Direct-to-Card (DTC) Printing

Direct-to-card technology is currently the most common form of card printing. The direct-to-card printing process transfers images directly onto PVC . . . → Read More: Direct to Card Printers vs. Retransfer Printers

Two Important Questions to Ask When Looking For an ID Card Printer

One of the most important questions you can ask yourself prior to purchasing an ID card printer is how many cards will you be printing initially and then over the course time. The answer to that question will help guide you to a printer suited to meet you project needs. Some printer models are . . . → Read More: Two Important Questions to Ask When Looking For an ID Card Printer

A Few Common ID Card Applications

There are a number of ways to utilize the pvc cards printed on an ID card printer. From identification cards for business to membership cards for a health club, ID cards are easily adaptable to various industries and applications. Why spend the extra money and time to have them outsourced when you can do . . . → Read More: A Few Common ID Card Applications

National Healthcare Program in India Uses the Evolis Pebble

The health card issued as part of the Indian National Healthcare program is core to the project’s goal of offering free healthcare services.  This card used comes in a smart card format, which was considered to be the most simple and reliable.

Such a health card has multiple applications and ensures that none of the . . . → Read More: National Healthcare Program in India Uses the Evolis Pebble

Emergency Services Uses FARGO ® HDP5000 Card Printer and Encoder for Durable ID Cards

Action Ambulance of Eastern Massachusetts provides 24-hour emergency and non-emergency medical services  from 13 different locations. The identification cards worn by emergency personnel face challenging conditions, not only from extremes tempuratures and inclement weather, but also from blood and other fluids, of patients being treated.

In addition to printing its own ID cards, Action Ambulance Services also prints . . . → Read More: Emergency Services Uses FARGO ® HDP5000 Card Printer and Encoder for Durable ID Cards

Hard Hats Required – Evolis Printers Create Identification Cards for Construction Workers

To enforce regulatory compliance, general contractors required an easy and simple method to collect data from all their workers and provide each one of them with an ID badge that would act as proof of compliance. Once again it was the Evolis Dualys to the rescue.

To learn more about the complete line of Evolis . . . → Read More: Hard Hats Required – Evolis Printers Create Identification Cards for Construction Workers

Advanced Student ID Cards and The Evolis Printer Product Line

 At the begining of this decade French Universities began to use and deploy a muti-purpose student ID card that allowed access to all acedemic services. The Unviversity of Lyon and its’ more than 27,000 students deployed a multi-purpose card in 2003. The challenge at the university was twofold. First they needed to facilitate student . . . → Read More: Advanced Student ID Cards and The Evolis Printer Product Line

The Evolis Dualys and the Cruise Ship Industry

Passengers use one single card for identification, access control and payment.

With over 2 million passenger travelling on their cruise ships in 2010, the Costa Crociere group, relies on smooth organization at every stage to ensure the customer experience is top notch. To make certian that guests are welcomed in the most hospitable way and everything exceeds . . . → Read More: The Evolis Dualys and the Cruise Ship Industry

Use Your iPhone or iPad to Capture and Send ID Badge Images Directly to eMedia CS

Wifimage is an exciting new app that allows you to use your iPhone or iPad as a camera. Once the picture is taken, it is automatically sent to eMedia-CS to issue badges. eMedia ID Card design software is included with every Evolis Pebble and Evolis Dualys from Safe-Card ID Services.

It is now even . . . → Read More: Use Your iPhone or iPad to Capture and Send ID Badge Images Directly to eMedia CS

Enjoy Enhanced Visual Security with HoloPatch Cards From Magicard

Magicard’s patented HoloKote system, available on all direct-to-card printers, offers you extra visual security at no extra cost by adding a watermark to each card that you print.For even more effective visual authentication, combining a standard or customized watermark with Magicard’s HoloPatch cards provides a distance-visible mark enabling a security guard or colleague to . . . → Read More: Enjoy Enhanced Visual Security with HoloPatch Cards From Magicard