ID Card Printing Blog

Why Build Your Own Photo ID System?

03-15-2018  |  By: IDSecurityOnline

Why Build Your Own Photo ID System?

There's never been a more important time in history to consider safety, both on and offline.  Fortunately, photo ID machines are a simple way to improve any company's security, whether you want to create photo IDs or have a unique system to read the information stored on them.  ID machines can allow businesses to keep their buildings, floor plans, and individual rooms secure for both employees and visitors, all the while maintaining a professional and forward thinking image.

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ID Security Online Offers Photo ID Printers for Educational Facilities

03-13-2018  |  By: IDSecurityOnline

ID Security Online Offers Photo ID Printers for Educational Facilities

Many school districts have adopted a policy that requires visitors to sign in and be presented with a badge to wear while in the school. Some schools have chosen to issue photo ID badges  to all staff and students also.

The badges allow knowing at a glance if a person is authorized to be in the building. They add extra security to the building. Those schools want to ensure everyone on the premises has a legitimate reason for being there. Someone without a badge does not belong.

The badges are management tools for access and control. Photo ID badges area security issue. Many schools implement them because of breaches that have occurred and become newsworthy. Having school photo IDs can be compared to the identification needed to enter a lab.


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How to keep your ID card safe and secure at all times

02-19-2018  |  By: IDSecurityOnline

How to keep your ID card safe and secure at all times

ID cards are important for security across several industries and settings. In a corporate setting, your ID card keeps your workplace safe and secure, at an event it helps people identify you, and in other work settings it helps people keep track of stock and payments. With the importance of ID cards for security purposes, keeping the card itself secure when you're wearing it will ensure you don't lose your card. Keep reading below for tips to keep your ID card secure.

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Use of Photo ID System at Event Organizations and Management

02-15-2018  |  By: IDSecurityOnline

Use of Photo ID System at Event Organizations and Management

The concerns of security are rising. Enterprise corporations, healthcare facilities, educational campuses and government agencies are looking for reliable, scalable and cost-effective solutions for creating ID badges on-demand that are safe.

The credentials provide one or numerous purposes, and they come in different forms. They can be simple photo ID cards with badges permitting physical access via wall-mounted card readers. Sophisticated technology is incorporated into multi-functional smart cards that give access to protected attendance, tracks time, network or data.


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Purchased an ID Card Printer? Here is what you need

02-14-2018  |  By: IDSecurityOnline

Purchased an ID Card Printer? Here is what you need


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ID Badge Printers to Simplify Access Control and Employee Management

02-12-2018  |  By: IDSecurityOnline

ID Badge Printers to Simplify Access Control and Employee Management

If you run a small to moderate size business and need to print name badges or photo ID cards, ID Security Online is the source of a selection of printers to do the job. They include the:

  • ScreenCheck SC4500 Double Sided ID Card Printer that has Smart Card Encoding
  • Fargo DTC1250e Dual-Sided ID Card Printer
  • Evolis Primacy Single-Sided ID Card Printer that has Magnetic Coding

You can produce high-quality photo ID badges. The most popular ways of wearing ID badges are strap clips and lanyards. ID Security Online can supply the cards, clips, lanyards, and other badge accessories also.


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UMaine’s Taylor Delp Wins Our First 2018 STEM Scholarship

01-30-2018  |  By: IDSecurityOnline

UMaine’s Taylor Delp Wins Our First 2018 STEM Scholarship

$1000 STEM Scholarship Awarded to Aspiring Pediatric Neurologist Interested in Serving Underdeveloped Nations

We are very proud to announce the winner of our first 2018 IDSecurityOnline STEM Scholarship program!

University of Maine pre-med senior Taylor Delp will receive a $1000 award after being selected from dozens of highly qualified applicants asked to submit a 1,000-word essay that answered one of the following:


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ID Cards Printing Essentials

01-24-2018  |  By: IDSecurityOnline

ID Cards Printing Essentials

ID Security Online provides the ability to identify privileges and users while automating the process. Cards are available in full colour or monochrome, credit card size or oversized, single or dual-sided. IDSecurity Online offers four different types of ID cards. They are: PVC cards, iCLASS® cards, Pre-printed cards, Proximity cards.


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Badge Accessories Essentials

01-10-2018  |  By: IDSecurityOnline

Badge Accessories Essentials

A successful badge program requires some durable and secure tools for them to be appropriately displayed. ID Security Online stocks an abundant supply of useful badge accessories. They include:

  • Lanyards
  • Strap Clips
  • Photo ID Accessories
  • Neckwear and Wristwear
  • Badge Reels
  • Badge Holders

If unique badges or lanyards are needed, ID Security Online will customize them for you. To enhance a brand or promote a company, a logo can be added.


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Expiring and Non-Expiring Visitors Badges

12-19-2017  |  By: IDSecurityOnline

Expiring and Non-Expiring Visitors Badges

Visitor badges help with workplace security and extend a company's brand to improve the visitor experiences. Issuing visitor badges should be part of effective visitor control procedures. It is recommended that non-escorted visitors and escorted visitors be granted different types of visitor badges.

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Fargo – a Leading Name in PVC ID Card Printers

12-04-2017  |  By: IDSecurityOnline

Fargo – a Leading Name in PVC ID Card Printers

We’re always having to produce ID cards to prove our nationality, when we intend marrying, to open a contract or when we start a new job. Today, many companies want to make sure that their staff wear some form of a security badge, and the question arises as to whether they should save costs and print in-house or outsource the task and pay more. 

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Fargo DTC1500 Printer – Relied on for any Card Print Application

11-30-2017  |  By: IDSecurityOnline

Fargo DTC1500 Printer – Relied on for any Card Print Application

Card printers from Fargo can be trusted to help you with a host of applications.  As a global leader in ID systems, Fargo are recognised for the excellent quality of their prints. These printers are highly sought after wherever you go as not only are they affordable, you get professional results from them.

Fargo produces many of these plastic  ID card printers. The DTC1500 is one of these. It’s a printer that is user-friendly, ensuring the user of clear prints which are easily identifiable.

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Photo ID System Usage at Event Organizations and Management

11-27-2017  |  By: IDSecurityOnline

Photo ID System Usage at Event Organizations and Management

Security concerns are increasing. Government agencies, educational campuses, healthcare facilities, and enterprise corporations are looking for cost-effective, scalable, and reliable solutions for producing ID badges on-demand that are secure.

The credentials come in various forms and serve one or multiple purposes. They can be simple photo ID cards to badges allowing physical access through wall-mounted card readers. Multi-functional smart cards incorporate sophisticated technology that gives access to protected data or networks or tracks time or attendance.


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Healthcare Photo Id Systems

11-20-2017  |  By: IDSecurityOnline

Healthcare Photo Id Systems

When it comes to security, it is one of the top priorities for healthcare institutions. Vulnerability in this area can spell disaster. That is why it is imperative to have a secure system that allows the institution to exercise strict control and observation over everyone involved, from the medical staff, to patients and also non-medical staff. The question, however, is where a system like this is needed. The answer is simple. Everywhere.

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Considering Contactless Cards

11-14-2017  |  By: IDSecurityOnline

Considering Contactless Cards

If you’re considering migrating to contactless cards for your employees or students, you might have heard about the versatility that a contactless card gives both the users and the issuers. Not only can they accurately and securely verify a user’s identity, but they can also be programmed with a wide array of applications that make them highly functional for uses well beyond that of an identity card. (Click here for more information if you’re not sure what type of card you need.)

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What Size ID Card Should I Choose?

10-30-2017  |  By: IDSecurityOnline

What Size ID Card Should I Choose?

Most people nowadays have a collection of plastic cards in their wallets, of which the majority are the standard “bank card” size—3.370 inches wide by 2.125 inches high. Many customers ask “why, then, if the industry has a standard sized card, are there different sizes and when should I choose them?” This post gives you a little guidance on the different sizes and their uses.

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