Basic PVC cards are great if you only need to print a photo and a name – but for truly functional cards that make your day easier, upgrading to encoded cards like smart cards and […]
Prox card technology (like our AlphaPass cards) has been around since the 1990s and while it is solid and reliable technology, it isn’t the most secure or flexible. Businesses today want to get the most […]
Fargo recently revealed the latest addition to their card printing line with the introduction of the HDP8500 Industrial Card Printer/Encoder. Designed as a card printing solution for organizations requiring large-volume performance and high-security, the HDP8500 is ideal for government ID programs, high-volume service bureau organizations, universities, and large companies.
Deciding to re-card an entire college is a daunting prospect, but that’s exactly what Emerson College set out to do this year when they replaced their old ID card system with contactless card technology. Located in Boston’s theater district, the school’s eight buildings on campus see thousands of visitors walk by every day. The new contactless system provides the school with increased security and greater flexibility for access control, information management, and cashless payment.
Fargo recently introduced a new line of DTC printers that include innovative printing options for businesses and organizations of all sizes. With options for entry-level printing right on up to high-volume, high-security card production, the DTC printers can be used to create ID cards and badges for employee ID programs, schools, membership and loyalty programs and more.
HID Global recently added a pair of new card readers to its lineup of multiCLASS products. These additions to the multiCLASS line aim to ease the transition from magnetic stripe and 125 kHz technologies to high-security 13.56 MHz smart cards.
HID Global was on hand at this week's IFSEC Global Security Conference showing off the company's latest access control innovations along with a fresh batch of Fargo Direct-to-Card printers. In addition to demonstrating its product portfolio, HID offered up a presentation on the benefits of multi-application smart card technology.
Last week, HID announced a developers edition for the company's Asure ID 2009 badge design software platform. The Asure ID 2009 Developer Edition includes a Software Developer Kit (SDK) that allows customer, integrators, and third-party developers to integrate various Asure ID functions into their own applications.
HID Global is previewing a bevy of new technologies at ISC West. One area of focus is the company's next-generation Edge Evo card reader line. The modular Edge Evo reader offers the flexibility to adapt for a variety of access control applications.