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What should be on an ID Badge?

ID Badges should contain information that can be verified on the spot, sometimes by a machine and sometimes by a human.  There are elements that should be on every card, and some that are optional.  Your identification policy should guide your decisions.

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August 18, 2020

Who made the world's first photo ID?

Canada has contributed a lot on the world stage, not the least of which is the identity document used world wide as the very foundation of identity.  Photo ID is as Canadian as hockey.  If only there was a gold medal for it.

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August 17, 2020

photo ID  

How do I build an Employee ID Badge system?

When you've decided that a system purchase is the right thing to do for your organization, there are a number of questions that you need to answer in order to correctly assess the type of system you need.

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August 16, 2020

Card Printer   ID card   ID Software   Photo ID Systems  

How do I get a company ID badge?

ID Badges are a must no matter if your company is big, medium sized or small, and there are many reasons for an organization to implement an identification strategy amongst its employees, no matter what kind of business is involved.

Where do you start? There are two main options to consider.

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August 14, 2020

ID card   photo ID   Photo ID Systems  

How do you take a photo for an ID card?

It’s rare that anyone likes photos of themselves. When you put a photo onto an ID card that needs to be publicly displayed, most people hate it! We’ve lost count of how many times people provide nearly identical negative responses: “I look like a deer in the headlights”!  Can something be done about it?

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August 14, 2020

ID card   photo ID  

What is Photo ID?

Photo ID is the most commonly used method of confirming people's identity.  A photo ID is a trusted document that enables the document holder to conduct the action they are engaged in, from driving a car, receiving an employee discount, or entering a corporate office.

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August 13, 2020

ID card   photo ID   what is  

Could your security system be spreading COVID-19?

There is an explosion of interest in touchless solutions for access control; COVID-19 has made the value of this technology obvious.  Systems that contribute to the spread of viruses need to be eliminated, not promoted.

 

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June 16, 2020

Access Control   Biometrics   pandemic  

What is Contact Tracing?

Contact Tracing is a process used by Organizations to track physical proximity between individuals of a specific population.  Reports can be issued to track down any persons who may have come in contact with an infected individual.

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June 09, 2020

pandemic  

COVID-19 and the Card: Can my ID make me sick?

Plastic surfaces can support the COVID-19 virus for 3 to 5 days, resulting in the possibility of virus transmission. Hand washing is only one possible solution. You need to notify your users, and move to contactless technology.

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May 14, 2020

Life Safety   pandemic   RFID   Smart Card  

COVID-19 - Taking every Precaution.

The best place to find information is on the Canada.gc website.

Please, during this time, practice social distancing, hand washing and rigorous hygiene.  

COVID-19: Canada's Response

March 20, 2020

pandemic