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Global Card Market Still Showing Continued Strong Growth

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 become a preferable solution, there are still many circumstances where a [...]

Client Spotlight—December 2017

While we consider all of our clients equally as special, we felt it appropriate to spotlight the following client. Not only do they boast an impressive 85,852 employees, but they deliver over 5 billion units a year to around 1.5 billion different locations. Needless to say, with [...]

InstantCard at APTA 2017 – Turnkey management of transit pass fulfillment

InstantCard will be exhibiting at the APTA (American Public Transportation Association) Conference in Atlanta Oct. 9-11, 2017.  This is the major industry conference, and only occurs once every three years.  You can find us at booth No. 3360, where we'll be demonstrating the following two services [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Our Credential Verification Service now supports time logging

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 helps make your projects more safe and secure! In [...]

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 [...]

Enhance Your ID Card Security with Chip Card Technology

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 chips on their bank cards, many are asking us if the [...]

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 [...]

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