Campus Cards, College and University Identification and Security

Paper-based photo IDs improve security and tracking of visitors

Monday, November 29, 2004

If you’re looking to get a better handle on visitors or other guests to your campus or facility, Avery may have just the solution for you. Not only will its badge and ID creation software track all your visitors with an optional barcode, it also provides good-looking badges, complete with the visitor’s color photo, plus a digital log of all visitors.

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