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Streamline Your Business with Driver’s License Scanning


Posted on August 18, 2017 at 2:21AM

Driver’s licenses are used for more than driving these days. Many industries are using driver’s license scanning solutions to enter customer information into their databases. Some of the information that can be gathered from a state ID card includes name, address, and date of birth. These are generally scanned in instances where personal information is required for the transaction, such as doctor offices, liquor stores, hotels and casinos. If you work in an industry that collects sensitive information, how can you ensure that this information gets into your database efficiently while also protecting the privacy and security of your customer? Let’s learn more about ID scanners, how they work and how your business can benefit from BadgePass SmartReg.


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The Benefit of Non-Proprietary Access Control Hardware


Posted on August 16, 2017 at 1:38PM

Electronic access control is often a major investment for an organization. Whether you’re looking to control access to only a few exterior doors, monitor access to all entrances and exits at your facility as well as a few interior doors, or control doors along with other openings like cabinets and server racks with electronic locks, there are many choices to make throughout the implementation process. Usually the least expensive part of an access control system is the software; the investment is primarily comprised of hardware components including control panels, readers, locks and credentials.


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To Laminate or Not to Laminate?


Posted on July 18, 2017 at 3:46PM

That is the question, isn’t it? Many organizations have a difficult time determining if lamination is necessary for their ID badges. Laminating badges offers several benefits to every organization, some of which are more obvious than others. We recommend asking yourself two simple questions to determine if you need it.


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Campus Card System: Can My Smaller Campus Afford One?


Posted on July 5, 2017 at 9:28AM

Historically, most smaller universities and community colleges have shied away from true “One Card” systems, the larger price tags and staffing requirements often giving them pause. Today, we’re noticing a major transition, as institutions of all sizes look to benefit from a true campus card system without the initial hefty investment of the past.


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Three Point Plan for Campus Security


Posted on July 3, 2017 at 8:06AM

Across the nation, school districts are focusing on the safety and security of their campuses and addressing any concerns. They understand the importance of ensuring the safety of their students and faculty, yet, sometimes the implementation process can seem a bit overwhelming. That is why we have developed our “Three Point Plan” for a safer school district.


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School Security Assessment


Posted on June 30, 2017 at 9:04AM

Over the last several months, the number of K-12 campus security walk-throughs that we have completed has increased dramatically.  This can be attributed to a wide variety of factors, but the simple reality is that most people have a heighted awareness of security right now.  They are looking to implement systems that will allow for easy identification and tracking of persons throughout the district.  This can include Photo ID, Visitor Management, Access Control Software and even mustering applications.


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What’s Next for My ID Card?


Posted on June 29, 2017 at 11:13AM

We have spent years working with customers all over the country to create unique, high quality photo ID badges for their organizations.  Sure, it is awesome to have an ID badge for identification purposes.  And many of those facilities use their badges for just visual identification.  We all know that wearing a visual form of ID in any organization helps to increase security and awareness about who belongs in the building and who does not.


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Driver’s License Scanning in Casinos


Posted on June 27, 2017 at 4:42PM

Today’s state issued driver’s licenses, and other government issued ID cards, contain information in the barcode or magnetic stripe that can be read electronically.  There are a variety of benefits to using this “readable” technology, particularly in the casino market.


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