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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: , , , , , , , |

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: , , , , , , , , |

Designer Tip: Watermarks and When You Should Use Them

What is a watermark? A watermark is an image (normally the logo or other branding asset) that is put on the card with a transparency so it doesn't stand out in full color. It is typically used as a design feature to make the ID card look [...]

By |2020-03-17T08:11:24-04:00May 30th, 2017|Categories: ID Card Design|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

More Than Just a Flash-Pass

Without a doubt, a lot of our clients require simple, classic ID badges. And, while such badges can be printed in-house, they come to us because of a general, well-deserved hatred of jammed printers. We do, however, have quite a few clients who realize that by [...]

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