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: , |

The Requirement for Covid-19 Vaccination ID Cards

As the United States grapples with the daunting logistics of rolling out a massive vaccination program for all citizens, starting with those who are most vulnerable, a major issue is just beginning to be discussed: how will we verify whether someone has been vaccinated or not? [...]

By |2021-01-18T13:50:46-05:00January 17th, 2021|Categories: Potential Clients|Tags: , , |

Photo ID Card Issuance in Times of Social Distancing

The Coronavirus pandemic has forced us to re-think many of the tried-and-true work procedures which we have been following for years.  We are learning from many of our new clients that dealing with the Covid-19 situation has also forced them to re-think the process of employee [...]

By |2020-08-11T10:11:48-04:00August 11th, 2020|Categories: ID Card Considerations, Potential Clients|Tags: , , , , |

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: , , |

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: , , , , , , , |

Children First—Nonprofit of the Month

Since September 2014 we have worked with Children First, based in Ontario, Canada. We are proud to associate ourselves with organizations, such as Children First, who invest in the mental heath and development of children. We love producing employee ID badges for great nonprofits. Children first [...]

By |2021-07-14T07:21:00-04:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Nonprofit of the Month|Tags: |

Virginia Home for Boys and Girls—Nonprofit of the Month

Since Jan 2015 we have worked with Virginia Home for Boys and Girls. We are proud to associate ourselves with organizations, such as VHBG, who take a family-centered approach to addressing the needs of children. VHBG is a nonprofit organization, established in 1848, which seves children [...]

By |2019-09-10T02:47:20-04:00November 4th, 2018|Categories: Nonprofit of the Month|Tags: |

Children’s Advocacy Center of SWFL—Nonprofit of the Month

We are proud to have worked with the Children's Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida (CAC) since 2014. They have been working towards improving children's lives, and the lives of their family members, through a coordinated response to child abuse and neglect. CAC is Florida's largest children's [...]

By |2019-08-14T07:34:28-04:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: Nonprofit of the Month|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: , , , , , |
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