HomeTag: QR codes

iOS 11 Supports QR Code Scanning (Yup, Without Having to Download Anything Else)

Sometimes it's the small things. At WWDC 2017 Apple unveiled their new HomePod, major changes to their App store, and the new iOS 11. But, in all of that, we were most interested in the small upgrade added to the built-in iPhone camera application—QR code support. While [...]

InstantCard—Secure Enough for The REAL ID Act.

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 Relief, 2005 (Enrolled as Agreed to or Passed by Both [...]

What technologies are available for personnel to clock-in and clock-out?

“Clocking-in” is a time-honored use of ID cards.  Employees have been "punching-in" when they arrive at work since the early days of industrial automation.  The word "punch-in" came from the now outdated technology of punch cards, or paper cards with small slots in them to allow automated [...]

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 [...]

What’s in a name?

David Birch suggests, in the above TED video, that for most transactions requiring an ID, a name is not only unneeded but may serve to only aid identity theft. And, he’s right. (Please watch the video—the concepts he touches on are very interesting.) Wait! Before you [...]

By |2017-09-14T16:44:02-04:00January 22nd, 2017|Categories: ID Card Design|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

New Introduction Video!

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.) You may now find the video on our How it Works [...]

A new look for our Credential Verification Service

Perhaps you've already visited Credential Verification Service, and perhaps you hearing about it for the first time. Either way, right now is a great time to head over there and have a look—we redesigned the website. We feel that now the site's design better relays the fact [...]

By |2020-03-09T07:38:26-04:00August 15th, 2016|Categories: Card Technology, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Stormtrooper Identification

I am reminded of how Han Solo and Luke Skywalker infiltrated an Imperial ship by wearing standard strormtrooper armor. Being in the ID badge business, I wonder if there would have been a simple way to avoid such stormtrooper identification fraud. I admit that ID badges [...]

Infographic: On Designing Your New ID Cards

Are you looking to design (or redesign) your company's ID badges? ID badge design affords your business a wonderful opportunity to stand out. Badge design can help bridge that gap between your public brand identity and the personal interactions clients have with your employees. But, this [...]