The 411 on Color ID Card Printer Ribbons

More than once a week a customer will call and order a ribbon only to order the wrong one. When placing orders for your ID supplies, it’s important to make sure you’re getting the right ribbon for your particular card-printing application. Naturally you need a ribbon that’s compatible with your card printer, but you also need to determine . . . → Read More: The 411 on Color ID Card Printer Ribbons

The Lowdown on Thin ID Card PVC

Have you ever noticed some PVC Cards are thinner than other.  No they don’t hit the gym more often, they are just a variation of card stock that can be used for a couple of different purposes in the ID industry. For instance, thin cards (typically 10mil) can be used to produce professional business cards that . . . → Read More: The Lowdown on Thin ID Card PVC

Let TWAIN Do the Driving – Save Time With Photo ID’s

The process of taking pictures for your employee ID cards can sometimes seem like a frustrating process especially if you’re not using an ID camera that features TWAIN drivers. Instead of having to pull the SD card and transfer the picture, using an ID camera that has a TWAIN driver, such as the HD Image Cam Pro ID Camera, . . . → Read More: Let TWAIN Do the Driving – Save Time With Photo ID’s

ID Cards with POP

A few of us are old enough to remember a once familiar form of advertising known as the sandwich board. For the younger crowd, a sandwich board was simply two pieces of wood strapped together and worn over the shoulders of a person who would walk the streets to advertise a product. While those . . . → Read More: ID Cards with POP

Ways to Secure Your ID Card Program

Sometimes when printing secure ID cards we forget it is also important to secure the system that creates the cards. There are several printer models are available with advanced printer security features to deter theft and unauthorized access.

One of the easiest ways to safeguard your ID card printer is with password protection. The Fargo DTC4500 . . . → Read More: Ways to Secure Your ID Card Program

PVC Card Printers and Encoding Technology

For many organizations or corporations data features, such as barcodes, magnetic stripes, contactless smart cards, and more, add versatility and security, allowing badges to serve as more than just visual identification. Encoding technology has advanced over the years and a variety of advanced encoding options are now available on basic printers like the Evolis . . . → Read More: PVC Card Printers and Encoding Technology

Is A Laminating ID Card Printer Right For My Card Program?

Laminating printers, such as the Fargo DTC4500, HDP5000 or the Evolis Securion are ideal for companies or organizations that need a long-lasting, durable card. They also are required for some security features, such as custom or standard or holographic images applied as part of the lamination process.

In a laminating printer, a thin film (usually . . . → Read More: Is A Laminating ID Card Printer Right For My Card Program?

Add Some Color to Your Card Program

Almost all the ID cards and badges you see are a basic white for a very good reason. A crisp white card produces the best full-color print. And while that is desirable in most all cases there is another option for adding a little pop and another option to your  card program.

Safe-Card ID Services offers . . . → Read More: Add Some Color to Your Card Program

School Safety and an Effective ID Card Program

As a parent of two beautiful girls I am always concerned about their safety at school. It is my humble opinion that despite slashed budgets schools need to take security more seriously than ever. An important part of that focus needs to be a student ID card program. This type of program outfits each student with an . . . → Read More: School Safety and an Effective ID Card Program

Why Buy From Safe-Card ID Services

These days everyone on the web is calling themselves an ID Card Expert and there are lots of options for ID cards, printer systems, and accessories available on the internet. If you haven’t purchased from Safe-Card ID Services before before, you may wonder, why should I choose Safe-Card ID? First off we have more than 22 years of experience in . . . → Read More: Why Buy From Safe-Card ID Services