Your 12-Point Checklist for an Effective ID Card Policy

At InstantCard we see varying types of businesses and government agencies who request ID cards through us. While these businesses and agencies have vastly different goals, they do have one thing in common: Their need for physical representation. With such a requirement many do not consider the [...]

By |2021-06-24T17:20:42-04:00June 24th, 2021|Categories: ID Card Considerations|Tags: , |

A better way to obtain ID cards when staff members are working from home

With so many people sheltering in place, this unique period is giving many companies the opportunity to completely re-think the processes that they have traditionally used to accomplish their mission.  Many companies are realizing that work-from-home can be in fact very effective, and can significantly reduce their [...]

By |2020-05-26T15:58:07-04:00May 26th, 2020|Categories: Potential Clients|Tags: , |

Making the move to professional ID Cards

Most people have tried laminated cards, which they quickly find to be flimsy, cheap-looking, and unsecure. When an organization is ready to produce professional plastic cards, there are just three choices: 1. Purchase and operate an in-house system 2. Contract with a local service bureau 3. Online [...]

By |2019-09-05T08:31:29-04:00May 14th, 2019|Categories: Potential Clients|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Pre-Printing Graphics on ID cards vs. Printing All-at-Once

Whenever a large organization is planning to roll out an ID card printing project, it has the option of choosing 1-step or 2-step printing: 1-step printing involves printing all information, both fixed and variable, on a blank white card in one single pass. 2-step printing involves pre-printing [...]

By |2020-03-17T10:21:03-04:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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: , , , , , |

Global Card Market Still Showing Continued Strong Growth

Many people ask us whether we worry about ID cards being replaced by mobile apps?   Our answer is: "maybe, but not for a long, long time".  While there are some situations where a mobile app has become a preferable solution, there are still many circumstances where a [...]

By |2020-03-17T08:36:07-04:00May 15th, 2018|Categories: Company News|Tags: , , , , , , |

InstantCard at APTA 2017 – Turnkey management of transit pass fulfillment

InstantCard will be exhibiting at the APTA (American Public Transportation Association) Conference in Atlanta Oct. 9-11, 2017.  This is the major industry conference, and only occurs once every three years.  You can find us at booth No. 3360, where we'll be demonstrating the following two services [...]

By |2021-07-14T07:13:17-04:00October 7th, 2017|Categories: Company News, Current Clients|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: , , , , , , , , |

More Than an ID Card Printing Service

As an alternate title, I might have gone with “don’t reinvent the wheel;” but I was once told to avoid cliches like the wind. Recently, I was migrating an extremely massive contact list from one big cloud service provider to another. Unfortunately, the new service provider didn’t [...]

By |2020-03-20T10:39:06-04:00September 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |
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