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Gym membership card system that allows cashless payments.

All over the country sports clubs face the problem of identifying members, checking their privileges, and tracking their activity.  Whether it’s a swim and tennis club, a golf club, a yacht club, or any similar organization, providing members with an easy way to gain access to facilities [...]

By |2022-06-10T10:34:44-04:00May 6th, 2022|Categories: Card Technology, ID Card Considerations|

The HID Access Control System Explained

How do you keep your business safe from outsiders? The HID access control system utilizes HID cards to prevent unauthorized access to secure facilities. For example, a pharmaceutical laboratory may use an HID system to avoid sabotage, contamination, and the theft of secret recipes. HID access control [...]

The Accidental Developer: In Search of Better UX

It is I, David Allen, UX Prestidigitator.photo by Johan Famel My "official" title with InstantCard is UX Prestidigitator. "Prestidigitator" is a ridiculous way of saying "magician." And, in the interest of full disclosure, I'm normally the one who comes up with our employees' titles [...]

By |2021-02-10T09:11:54-05:00September 21st, 2019|Categories: Card Technology, Company News, ID Card Considerations, Stories|Tags: , , |

Combining Time Clock Badges with Tracking Systems

Many companies track the hours of their employees through a time-clock system, whereby staff members “punch-in” upon arrival, and “punch-out” at the end of the day.  Did you know that it is extremely easy to combine this function in with your employee photo ID badges, which many [...]

By |2021-07-14T06:37:12-04:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: Card Technology, Current Clients|

How a Magnetic Stripe can enhance your Photo ID Cards

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 on the back were invented by IBM in 1969, and have [...]

By |2020-03-17T09:24:21-04:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Card Technology, Current Clients|

Digital Drivers Licenses

Digital Driver's Licenses Louisiana is first in the race to a statewide digital license While several states have been testing digital driver's licenses, Louisiana was recently the first to make one available to every driver, statewide. The app, LA Wallet, is available on both iOS and Android. [...]

By |2020-03-19T10:20:43-04:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Card Technology, Company News, Security|Tags: , , , , , |

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

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 way our clients want them, and we're happy to deliver cards [...]

By |2018-06-18T12:00:14-04:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Card Technology, Company News, Payment, Security|

Now Available: Custom Holographic Overlays for Medical Professionals

InstantCard is pleased to announce the availability of a holographic overlay specially designed for Medical ID Cards.  Previously, our medical clients who needed a higher degree of security only had the option of our standard, globe hologram.  But now, working with our technology partners, we are [...]

By |2021-07-14T06:45:22-04:00November 9th, 2017|Categories: Card Technology, ID Card Design|Tags: , , , , , |

Happy National Cyber Security Awareness Month!

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 to talk about the intersection of cyber security and ID badge [...]

By |2020-03-17T08:39:09-04:00October 5th, 2017|Categories: Card Technology, Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , |
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