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Small businesses get the upper hand with ID cards

Posted by Tristan Sharrock on 28-Feb-2018 10:00:00

If you are in a business, even an SME, you do not aim to be small forever. As your business does grow, ID Cards can help keep your business' private information, private. Everybody likes to see their company grow and develop into a substantial business that can hold its own but it must be remembered that once you get into the realm of five or six employees and onwards, security becomes an issue that needs to be addressed.

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Topics: ID Cards, Secure Access ID Cards, Small Business, Access Control, office security, Workplace Security, security solutions, small company, id card printing

What makes an effective ID card?

Posted by Heath McDonald on 20-Sep-2017 10:43:00

We deal with ID cards day in and day out... doing something on a regular basis means you begin to assume that everyone else is aware of the different features that can make up an ID card. However, our team know that what they know about ID cards isn't common knowledge and the knowledge and experience we have is why people come to us for their ID cards.

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Topics: ID Cards

How ID cards and lanyards can help improve your company's security culture

Posted by Heath McDonald on 30-Aug-2017 10:37:00

Corporate espionage is on the up, and barely a week goes by where companies aren't profiled in the news for a security breach. Often the weak link is perceived to be an unmanned desk or a piece of code, but it can just as easily be an employee who hasn't fully embraced the security culture.

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Topics: Custom Lanyards, Lanyards, ID Cards

A vast world of card holders, lanyards & accessories

Posted by Heath McDonald on 07-Dec-2016 10:30:00

Security is so important to your business or organisation. Your business is your asset, your information, ideas, premises and equipment are valuable, and so too are your staff and visitors. You should never assume you won't be the victim of unlawful access, sabotage and/or theft.

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Topics: Custom Lanyards, Lanyards, ID Cards, card holders, accessories

Plastic Cards, How To Get The Best Print Possible!

Posted by Heath McDonald on 11-Dec-2015 12:00:00

Ok, So your after the best print possible on your plastic id cards. Did you know that taking care of your stock of plastic cards has a great deal to do with it. That's right ensuring that blank cards are free from dust and oily finger prints will help take you a long way to getting that perfect print and even save you many hundreds of dollars. This post is about arming you with the know how on how to achieve this. Ready?

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Topics: ID Cards, cleaning kit, plastic cards

What Are The Security Benefits Of Our Blank Smart ID Cards?

Posted by Heath McDonald on 02-Dec-2015 12:00:00

The world is obsessed with security, and rightly so. You have a need to buy blank smart cards either at an on-going basis or for a special project. But upper most in your mind is your need to feel satisfied that the cards you buy are secure. In this post we intend to shed some light in layman’s terms on what makes smart cards secure and what to ask for when shopping.

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Topics: ID Cards, security, Smart Cards, secure, blank

The Top 3 Ways That Id Cards Ruin your Id Card Printer.

Posted by Heath McDonald on 21-Oct-2015 12:00:00

Let's face it, buying an id card printer can be a costly exercise. The most expensive part of the printer is the print head. Proportionately it costs roughly half of the printer depending on the make and model. So you can see why it is worth taking care of it and keeping it well maintained. Doing regular print head cleaning is a great way of taking care of it.

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Topics: ID Card Printers, ID Cards, id card cleaning, print head

Rent, Try, Buy, ID Card Printers!

Posted by Heath McDonald on 26-Aug-2015 12:00:00

Are you in need of an ID card printer? Well, you have done the right thing, by doing your research, and a needs analysis to determine what type of printer you need. You may have also spoken to two or three companies, but your just still a bit unsure with all the options, features etc. How can you ensure that the printer that you buy is going to be the right one? Without spending thousands in the process?

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Topics: ID Card Printers, ID Cards, id card printer, Id card, hire, rent

The Future of ID Cards, What Is In Store

Posted by Heath McDonald on 25-Feb-2015 10:00:00


In very real terms the future of ID Cards is already here! In Australia we are already using smart card technology like Mifare, or Proximity cards in our access cards. Industry has been using chip or RFID cards for years, and our Government has played with the idea of issuing a National ID Card, like the type that is in place in Europe, where the ID card would house a multitude of information about Australian citizens including Tax and health care information as well as a host of other personal information for Identification purposes.

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Topics: ID Cards, mifare, RFID, smartcards

Multiple ID Card Holders

Posted by Heath McDonald on 20-Nov-2014 10:11:00

We've received a great request from Sam who is from a communications organisation, asking if we sold ID Card Holders that can hold at least 4 credit card size cards. The answer was :

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Topics: ID Card Holders, ID Cards

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