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Global Card Market Still Showing Continued Strong Growth

By |2018-06-01T10:19:35+00:00May 15th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

A Full-Fledged ID Card Service

By |2018-04-20T09:34:03+00:00April 20th, 2018|Categories: Clients, Design|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

It's time to clear the air, to be frank about what it is we do here at InstantCard. I know many of you think we're ID card printers. And, admittedly, we probably encouraged that misconception. [...]

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

By |2017-08-14T05:56:19+00:00July 5th, 2017|Categories: Design|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The back of your ID Card can be a great space to utilize. For any company I always recommend including an "If found" address on the back. That way, if an employee loses their ID card, [...]

Announcing Support for Adhesive Badges

By |2017-08-14T06:12:35+00:00June 10th, 2017|Categories: Card Technology, Design, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Over the years, many InstantCard clients have asked us if we can print custom photo IDs on their existing "clamshell" badges.  These are the thick, hard plastic badges that are very commonly used to open doors [...]

Designer Tip: Watermarks and When You Should Use Them

By |2017-06-08T12:06:22+00:00May 30th, 2017|Categories: Design, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

InstantCard: the Epitome of “High-Tech High-Touch” Service

By |2017-08-14T06:23:31+00:00May 25th, 2017|Categories: Card Technology, Clients, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In 1981 John Naisbitt published a blockbuster book called Megatrends.  Of the 10 major trends he identified, one, which he called “High-Tech High-Touch”, was so profoundly important that it led to the publication of a second [...]

Enhance Your ID Card Security with Chip Card Technology

By |2017-08-14T10:58:13+00:00March 27th, 2017|Categories: Card Technology, Clients, Knowledge, Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Over this past year, U.S. banks have taken a giant step toward increasing the security of financial transactions by adding smart-chips to our debit and credit cards.  Now that Americans are becoming familiar with seeing [...]

Designer Tip: Using a Photo Background

By |2017-05-31T16:52:25+00:00March 10th, 2017|Categories: Design|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Are you proud of the city you work in, the building for your company, or the truck you use on the job? You might be able to use it as the background for your ID Card! [...]

More Than Just a Flash-Pass

By |2017-08-14T07:53:16+00:00March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]