Friday, July 31, 2009

Dye Sub Lanyards vs. Silkscreen Printed Lanyards

Many dealers sell and/or many schools choose silkscreen printed lanyards solely based on lower cost when compared to dye sublimation printed lanyards. Yes, the cost for silkscreen printed lanyards is lower and our silkscreen lanyards look great, but dye sub printed lanyards set the standard for durability since the print in integral to the fabric and will not wear off. In addition, dye sublimation printing allows for even greater detail on our HiRes fabric. Just ask Clayton County School District. Do you want lowest price or lowest total cost for a product that needs to last an entire school year with the best product testers on the planet?

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Photo ID Cards

Despite not working at the prison since May last year, Ms Stanmore still has her ID badge and keys to confidential filing cabinets containing prisoner information.

“I think it is disgusting,” she said. “All they said to me when I contacted them about it was that I should post it to them but I do not think that is correct.” (entire article)

We say: Allowing former employees to leave with their corporate photo ID and keys is a breach of physical security. Trained security staff should be mindful that access control is only as good as enforcement and implementation of a solid plan.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

I hate to wreck your happy dance, arresting officer said

Current photo ID is a requirement before collecting a lottery prize, said OLG spokesman Don Fister. If that ID does not match up, then the OPP officer on duty is notified.

When Shell went to the OLG, he produced a driver's licence from 1994 and the photo showed a much slimmer person. Since he had no other photo ID, Finley ran a police check and found the outstanding warrants. (more here)

We say: This is a reason that even we did not think of to keep your personal photo ID current.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Custom Badge Holders

Can we make a custom size badge holder? With 4-color printing on it? Sure, no problem.

We love a challenge and we enjoy making your concepts work as you imagined. What are your special badging or credentialing ideas?

As always, you are encouraged to call or e-mail for a no charge expert consultation.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Electronic identification sparks privacy debate

Climbing into his Volvo, outfitted with a Matrics antenna and a Motorola reader he'd bought on eBay for $190, Chris Paget cruised the streets of San Francisco with one objective: To read the identity cards of strangers, wirelessly, without ever leaving his car.

It took him 20 minutes to strike hacker's gold.

Zipping past Fisherman's Wharf, his scanner detected, then downloaded to his laptop, the unique serial numbers of two pedestrians' electronic U.S. passport cards embedded with radio frequency identification, or RFID, tags.

Within an hour, he'd “skimmed” the identifiers of four more of the new, microchipped PASS cards from a distance of 20 feet. (Click here for the rest of the article)

We say: Our FIPS-201 approved SkimSafe badge holders prevent unauthorized badge reading, or skimming. It's not hype. Who has your smart card been talking to?

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Glitter Lanyards

Did you go to SHRM 2009 in New Orleans? If so, you probably got one of the new glitter lanyards from the Laminex booth. Tim and Jeff were mobbed for requests suring the show this year, and the glitter "Bling Bling" lanyard was probably number one on the list. Everyone had to have one! Melissa and Jason from BOA do a little modeling below:

Want to order some for your company? Contact CredentialExpress at (800) 228-6522 Ext 121.

Retail price for an order of 500 is approximately $2.16 each (P) for a non breakaway lanyard with the glitter treatment. You'll stand out from the crowd if you wear one of these, unless of course you were wearing it at SHRM 2009. Bling Bling indeed!

Friday, July 3, 2009

Deluxe Vinyl Convention Holder

We have had a nice run of orders for this new product. It is a nice solution for conventions and conferences.

Key Features:
-Front pocket for 3" x 4" standard horizontal convention size insert
-Sponsor logo area on front
-Will not turn over if two attachment points are used
-Zip Lock pocket on back for business cards, credit cards, or a bit of cash
-Large open pocket on back for a pen and stuffing a few items quickly

Nice and full function at a nice price. Contact us for samples.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Event Credentials

Custom event credentials? Fast? Yes!

Just as our distributor in Nashville.

How can we help you?

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