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ID Card Printer Resources

Find helpful information to help you choose the right equipment for your ID application.

Should I buy a single- or a dual-sided ID card printer? »

Learn about the differences between a single- and a dual-sided printer, and which is best for you.

Why would I need to laminate my plastic cards? »

Learn about the three primary benefits of laminating a plastic card. See examples of lamination at work!

How do I choose the right ID card printer? »

Watch a short video that offers tips on finding the best printer for you and your application.

Photo ID Card Resources

Learn more about the types of ID cards available and card design tips.

How do I make an ID badge? »

This is a great place to start if you’re new to ID badge printing. Learn five basic steps to make an ID badge!

How do I design a professional-looking ID badge? »

Check out our top six tips to help with your card design and what elements to include on your badges.

What types of ID cards are available? »

Learn about your options when it comes to plastic cards, plus info on card thicknesses and sizes.

Photo ID & Tracking Software Resources

Learn about software capabilities and which kind of software is best for your.

What is ID software? »

Not all ID software is the same. Learn about ID software and the various levels available, and which is best for you.

How do I choose ID software? »

To decide which software is right for you, take a look at the three levels of software: entry-level, mid-level, and fully-featured.

What is visitor software? »

Do you know who is visiting your facility? Learn about the software and equipment you’ll need to monitor visitors.

Badge Accessory Resources

Find helpful information on how to choose the best accessory to display your ID badges.

What accessories and supplies do I need? »

Curious about the items you’ll need to complete your ID system? Here’s a guide!

How do I choose the right badge accessory? »

Answer a series of helpful questions to determine which badge accessory is right for your needs. 

What options are available for custom badge reels? »

There are a number of ways to customize a badge reel to make it work for your business.

Additional Photo ID Resources

Learn more about photo ID terminology and real life photo ID applications.

ID Dictionary

Learn common photo ID terms and definitions used in the ID industry.

Industry Solutions

Discover how a photo ID system can help your industry.

Case Studies

Read success stories form real ID Wholesaler customers.