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How a Magnetic Stripe can enhance your Photo ID Cards

By |2018-11-08T22:48:27+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Card Technology, Clients, Knowledge|

Everyone is familiar with the “magstripe” card, because that is the technology you’re using when you “swipe” your debit or credit card at the cash register to make a purchase.  Cards with a magnetic stripe [...]

Digital Drivers Licenses

By |2018-08-01T10:35:31+00:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Card Technology, News, Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Louisiana is first in the race to a statewide digital license While several states have been testing digital drivers licenses, Louisiana was recently the first to make one available to all drivers, statewide. The app, LA [...]

The End of Signatures on ID Cards is near . . .

By |2018-06-18T12:00:14+00:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Card Technology, Knowledge, News, payment, Security|

A significant number of our clients still request signature strips on their ID and membership cards, since they perceive that this enhances the security and authenticity of the card.  Of course, we provide cards exactly the [...]

Now Available: Custom Holographic Overlays for Medical Professionals

By |2018-02-09T07:45:50+00:00November 9th, 2017|Categories: Card Technology, Design|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

InstantCard is pleased to announce the availability of a holographic overlay specially designed for the health care industry.  Previously, our medical clients who needed a higher degree of security only had the option of our [...]

Happy National Cyber Security Awareness Month!

By |2017-10-05T11:17:14+00:00October 5th, 2017|Categories: Card Technology, Knowledge, Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

October is a busy month—in addition to being "Inktober," "Filmtober," and the month that gave us Jeff Goldblum —it happens to be National Cyber Security Awareness Month. We'd be remiss if we didn't use this opportunity [...]

iOS 11 Supports QR Code Scanning (Yup, Without Having to Download Anything Else)

By |2017-08-22T07:10:02+00:00August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Card Technology, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Sometimes it's the small things. At WWDC 2017 Apple unveiled their new HomePod, major changes to their App store, and the new iOS 11. But, in all of that, we were most interested in the small [...]

Our Credential Verification Service now supports time logging

By |2017-09-14T16:24:36+00:00August 11th, 2017|Categories: Card Technology, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We recently teamed up with TapTrack to make our Credential Verification Service even better. Now, you can use your CVS ID badges to have works check-in and check-out of a work site—one more way CVS [...]

Announcing Support for Adhesive Badges

By |2017-08-14T06:12:35+00:00June 10th, 2017|Categories: Card Technology, Design, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Over the years, many InstantCard clients have asked us if we can print custom photo IDs on their existing "clamshell" badges.  These are the thick, hard plastic badges that are very commonly used to open doors [...]

InstantCard: the Epitome of “High-Tech High-Touch” Service

By |2017-08-14T06:23:31+00:00May 25th, 2017|Categories: Card Technology, Clients, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In 1981 John Naisbitt published a blockbuster book called Megatrends.  Of the 10 major trends he identified, one, which he called “High-Tech High-Touch”, was so profoundly important that it led to the publication of a second [...]

What Even is "the Cloud" ?

By |2017-05-19T10:30:24+00:00May 19th, 2017|Categories: Card Technology, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"The cloud," has become a technological buzz word. People love to use it, even if they aren't really quite sure what it is. And, in the interest of full disclosure, we pepper this site with the [...]