Campus Cards, College and University Identification and Security

Select printer ribbons based on application

Friday, June 27, 2008

There was a time when all you needed for a print job was a black nylon ribbon and a dot matrix printer. With color came more options, and now with the ability to print directly to cards – no matter if it’s smart, ID or debit – the choice of which print ribbon to use has become a little more confusing. Options now include dye sublimation and thermal transfer types as well as, simple monochrome ribbons.


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CardSmith has announced the availability of its second-generation Cloud Terminal payments solution, CT2.0.

CT2.0 is a web-based application that effectively turns any PC, laptop or tablet into a full-featured payment terminal, enabling clients to process transactions anywhere with existing or bring-your-own-device hardware.

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It can be difficult for campus card offices to strike the right balance between card durability and security, but according identification specialist 3iD Management, card offices can kill two birds with one stone.

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HID Global and Plasco ID are providing ID card issuance solutions to Dayton Public Schools in Ohio. With more than 30 buildings serving 15,000 students, the school district is moving to a simple, standardized ID issuance system that is also designed to streamline the process of checking in tardy students.

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Card printer manufacturer Evolis will be bundling cardPresso issuance software with three of its printer models. The Portugal-based company cardPresso manufacturers its namesake software and specializes in card personalization solutions.

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Campus card administrators can certainly relate to one another when it comes to on-the-job experiences. There are times, however, when campus card administrators are called on to handle some unique challenges.

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