From technology to design, everything you need to know to get the most from your ID badges.

The Backlash Against In-House Printing

Have you noticed the recent spate of articles about how much rage printers generate? For example, "We must end the tyranny of printers in American life”. Or this article, about printer “rage rooms”: "Need to smash a printer with a baseball bat?". Ah, printers, those infernal [...]

By |2023-08-01T05:52:11-04:00July 29th, 2023|Categories: Card Technology, Potential Clients, Uncategorized|

Navigating the Future of ID Cards: Digital vs. Traditional

Unparalleled Convenience of Plastic ID Cards There's an undeniable reliability to traditional plastic ID cards. They're handy, simple, and effective for identity verification, secure area access, and membership checks. At InstantCard, we pride ourselves on crafting durable, high-quality ID cards tailored to various needs. Exploring the [...]

By |2023-07-20T06:29:25-04:00July 20th, 2023|Categories: Card Technology, ID Card Considerations|

Unlocking the Power of vCards: The Future of Digital Business Cards

Introduction: In a world driven by digital interactions, it's only natural that traditional business cards are evolving to keep pace. Say hello to vCards, the innovative digital business cards that are transforming the way professionals connect and exchange contact information. In this blog post, we will [...]

By |2024-04-23T11:33:30-04:00July 17th, 2023|Categories: Card Technology, Potential Clients|Tags: , , |

Understanding The Difference Between ID Card Printing Technologies

When it comes to printing PVC plastic ID cards, there are several alternative technologies available, each with its own pros and cons. Here are the most commonly used print technologies for PVC plastic ID cards. Keep in mind that on-demand card printing involves printing and personalizing [...]

By |2023-06-27T06:04:20-04:00June 24th, 2023|Categories: Card Technology|Tags: , |

Central ID Card Issuance Increases Security, Reduces Costs

InstantCard has promoted the benefits of centralizing the issuance of photo ID cards for many years, generating numerous advantages for its clients that have multiple locations. Our largest customers, that have hundreds of thousands of employees and hundreds of sites across the US and Canada, benefit [...]

By |2023-06-27T08:32:00-04:00June 13th, 2023|Categories: ID Card Considerations, Potential Clients, Security|

The Dawn of a New Era: Is It the End of Signatures on ID Cards?

In the ever-evolving landscape of identification and security, trends and practices are constantly shifting to adapt to new technologies and the changing landscape of digital commerce. A long-standing tradition of enhancing the authenticity and security of ID and membership cards has been the inclusion of a [...]

By |2023-06-05T15:09:59-04:00June 4th, 2023|Categories: Card Technology, Company News, Payment, Security, Uncategorized|

Designer Tip: What Should I Put On The Back Of My ID Card?

When designing your company's ID cards, a crucial aspect to consider is what to include on the back of the card. It's a space that's often overlooked but can be a great resource to utilize for additional information. With thoughtful planning, you can optimize this space [...]

By |2023-05-23T16:49:26-04:00May 22nd, 2023|Categories: ID Card Design|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Understanding the Value of ID Badges for Your Business

In a world where security and professionalism are paramount, ID badges play an essential role in your business. More than just identification tools, these badges provide several benefits that often go unnoticed. This post delves into the different types of ID badges and their various applications [...]

By |2023-05-22T12:55:46-04:00May 22nd, 2023|Categories: Card Technology, ID Card Considerations, Potential Clients, Security|

Use of your Prox Card Stock vs. InstantCard Supplied Badges for Access Control

A very large number of InstantCard customers combine their photo ID cards with their door access system so that their employees only need to carry one single card.  They often replace a keyfob, or a clamshell-style hard plastic card, with a CR80 PVC plastic card which [...]

By |2023-05-02T07:16:18-04:00May 2nd, 2023|Categories: Card Technology, ID Card Considerations, Security, Uncategorized|
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