Why APIs are perhaps the most important technology in the ID card business

The production of ID cards is an important element of the secure identification ecosystem.  This broad area of technology has become an essential part of modern life, because personal identification is the cornerstone of system security.  Security has leapt to the forefront of our collective consciousness [...]

By |2024-05-31T20:43:03-04:00May 31st, 2024|Categories: Card Technology, Security, Thoughts and Ideas|Tags: , , , , |

Why I believe that ID cards aren’t going away anytime soon

Many people, when they hear that I run America’s leading online photo ID card provider, ask me “but isn’t that a dying business?”  Aren’t ID cards going the way of the buggy whip and the steam engine?  But you know what? I’ve been hearing that reaction [...]

By |2024-05-06T15:30:18-04:00May 6th, 2024|Categories: ID Card Design, Security, Thoughts and Ideas|Tags: , , |

Innovative Designs for Employee Badges in 2023

As we exit 2023, the design and functionality of employee badges are undergoing significant evolution. At InstantCard, we are excited to be at the vanguard of this transformation, bringing innovative design elements and state-of-the-art technology to our ID badges. This is what AI thinks the [...]

By |2023-11-30T07:24:17-05:00December 14th, 2023|Categories: Card Technology, ID Card Considerations, ID Card Design, Security|

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|

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|

Do You Need A Signature On Your Photo ID Card?

Signatures on personal ID cards have, in general, become more and more rare, since they are a hold-over from the pre-digital age. Signatures are required less and less on debit and credit cards.  But even if you have a signature on your card, ask yourself when [...]

By |2023-04-16T21:25:00-04:00April 16th, 2023|Categories: ID Card Considerations, ID Card Design, Security|Tags: |

InstantCard Announces SOC2 Type 1 Security Compliance

InstantCard is pleased to announce that it has now received SOC2 Type 1 Certification.  This is a significant milestone for its clients, who expect the highest level of data integrity from the vendors they use and entrust with their employee’s Personally Identifiable Information, or PII.  After [...]

By |2023-04-11T11:22:32-04:00April 6th, 2023|Categories: Company News, Security, Support|Tags: , , |
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