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Global Card Market Still Showing Continued Strong Growth

By |2018-06-01T10:19:35-04:00May 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 [...]

Now Available: Custom Holographic Overlays for Medical Professionals

By |2018-02-09T07:45:50-04:00November 9th, 2017|Categories: Card Technology, Design|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

InstantCard is pleased to announce the availability of a holographic overlay specially designed for the health care industry.  Previously, our medical clients who needed a higher degree of security only had the option of our [...]

Our Credential Verification Service now supports time logging

By |2017-09-14T16:24:36-04:00August 11th, 2017|Categories: Card Technology, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We recently teamed up with TapTrack to make our Credential Verification Service even better. Now, you can use your CVS ID badges to have works check-in and check-out of a work site—one more way CVS [...]

InstantCard—Secure Enough for The REAL ID Act.

By |2017-08-14T07:58:48-04:00August 8th, 2017|Categories: News, Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In 2005, congress passed the REAL ID Act—establishing security standards for IDs to be federally recognized. (Officially, this is referred to as “H.R.1268: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Tsunami [...]

Designer Tip: Watermarks and When You Should Use Them

By |2017-06-08T12:06:22-04:00May 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 [...]

Enhance Your ID Card Security with Chip Card Technology

By |2017-08-14T10:58:13-04:00March 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 [...]

When to consider adding an expiration date on your ID cards

By |2017-08-14T11:00:15-04:00March 20th, 2017|Categories: Clients, Design, Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Many of our clients issue photo ID cards without an expiration date. For companies which have an exit interview procedure, an expiration date is often not necessary because they can recover the ID card when an [...]

New Introduction Video!

By |2017-08-14T07:57:13-04:00September 27th, 2016|Categories: Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We just produced a new video introducing our service. The goal is to give potential clients a quick introduction. (If you'd like a more detailed view of the service, you may always check out our How-To series.) [...]