The decision has been made. An ID badge system is needed for your organization. Important decisions will need to be reviewed and made at this time to get started. Specific requirements of your badges may call for a special module in the printer or a special software version to make sure that your badge needs [...]
The HID iCLASS and MIFARE cards have embedded information inside to activate a door so that the cardholder is able to access the area to complete authorized tasks. The cards are considered contactless smart cards.
The basic process of authorization is almost identical to the process in our How an HID card works blog [...]
An HID prox card allows a card with information embedded inside to activate and open a door so that the cardholder can enter a secure area. The proximity card does not have the capability of accessing an area within itself. The card with additional components, provides a complete system that provides security for a [...]
Trying to figure out which of the many id card printer options is the best one for your current and future needs. Followin are tips for the right id card printer selection:
1. The design of the badge – Does the card require full color photos and logos? Does the card need to [...]
It is easy to duplicate a white card with a logo and name on it. There are additional security measures you may wish to consider when designing your id card for maximum security.
1. To begin the graphic design process, you may find it helpful to divide your card up into a grid. Place [...]
Proximity cards are contactless integrated circuit cards that are used to access a secure area or network. The increased security of these cards make them imperative in the operations of many organizations with confidential areas and databases of personal information.
Although technology can provide a high level of security. The cards will not, within [...]
Proximity cards are contactless integrated curcuit cards that are used to access a secure area or network. When held near an appropriate reader, the card is activated to transmit encoded information to the reader. The reader facilitates the information obtained from the card and transmits it to the software that can “read” the information. [...]
ID Card software helps you make your organizations unique custom ID cards. The software is easy to use and makes it possible to make simple or complex id badges right at the convenience of your own desk. The software is designed to allow you to create a professional looking badge that can be updated or [...]
Legacy models of PVC card printers were “what you see is what you get.” If you wanted a dual sided printer or mag encoder in the printer for future use, the original purchase of the printer needed to encompass every function that would be needed throughout the lifetime of the printer.
More recent models [...]
A smart card is a card, usually the size of an id card, contains embedded integrated circuits. The circuts are able to process information and deliver output. The cards are able to store, process, communcate and encrypt data useful for organizational processes. The data transmission is made by contacting the card to an appropriate reader [...]