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Dallas, Texas 214-358-4277
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Photo ID Systems Click ..Pre-configured Systems and Custom Photo ID Systems
Software, Camera & Card Printer

ID System Component Information

Id Software   Cameras  Card Printers  Accessories


  • Card Design        

  • Drag and Drop

  • Bar Code and Mag Stripe

  • Prox and Smart Cards

  • Connect to Your  Database

  • Works With Popular Digital, Web and ID Video Cameras

  • Very User Friendly 

  • Many Advanced Features

  • NEW - Auto Photo Crop and Save!!

  • New - Live Photo Capture with Canon Cameras



To Learn More About CardFive

CardFiveSoftware.Brochure Pdf


Click Here to See

Card 5 Work Space Screen

Card Five Screen Shot




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Photo ID Application Software



Easy to design cards, capture photos, link to database and print cards.  It's simple and efficient.


You can create / encode magnetic stripes, process smartcards, create effects and manage overlay, holograms or scratch-off  ribbons. 


The database feature allows you to use it as a simple data entry and printing software.   Use with any ODBC file including Access, Excel, SQL, CSV etc.


The powerful imaging feature enables you to save acquired images in databases, place logo files, view pictures from digital cameras and use real time imaging through video for windows. 


KeyFive, a USB license key, allows logins guaranteeing total security access for card printing protecting you from unauthorized usage.  Now available via RLL download....


CardFive can print using to most card printers, and virtually any printer (including page printers) through dedicated  or Windows drivers. 


Several editions available to meet users needs and budget.

card five screen shot

Card 5 Vision Classic

ID Design and Print

$115 msrp

Card 5 Vision Lite XL

csv file links

$225 msrp

Card 5 Vision Premier

internal access database

$895 msrp

Card 5 Vision Professional

full ODBC

Great Value

$1,335 msrp

Call for discount

price quote.



Use Card 5 or other popular ID Software

with a variety of color printers and digital web or video cameras.

We recommend Card 5 Vision because of

great features, ease of use and value

see our recommended bundled systems.

We also provide:

Assure ID

Assure ID Express (internal database, csv & ODBC import)

 $899 msrp - call


CardPresso XXS - Card design and print manager -  (internal database)

$89 msrp  - call

CardPresso XM - with MS Access Interface

$496 msrp - call   


Jolly Technologies

Jolly ID Flow Card Design and Print Software V.8 Std and Pro

Many versions - Call for custom fitting and quotes

All of these programs have strong capabilities, multiple versions and unique features.


Call to determine which works best for you and for pricing quote.


Cameras                              PHOTO ID CAMERASYou can use a variety of digital cameras and web cams for ordinary badge issue.   

New Canon SX110 Digital Camera with LIVE CAPTURE using CARD 5 VISION Pro


  • Remote Photo Capture 9MP
  • Excellent Quality Photos
  • Canon Face Detection
  • 10x Digital Zoom
  • Built in Flash - Works well in ambient light
  • Works for Live Capture with Card5 Vision -  USB
  • Uses 2 AA Batteries - use anywhere, anytime / no waiting for charging
  • Canon Quality

See Canon Specs / Features  http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&fcategoryid=144&modelid=17480#ModelTechSpecsAct

printable specs....




TransCam Solo - USB Badging Camera Solution - Live Capture via TWAIN or Batch Capture via Digital Capture  

Sharper Photos - Easier to Recognize - Higher Quality Look of Your Badges

The TransCam Solo with its 8 Megapixel resolution, TWAIN driver and built in flash is a versatile solution to capturing photos for ID badge production. 

Utilize it with many ID Software applications to perform live capture photos in a higher resolution and better lighting than a web cam. 

SD card slot and 12MB of internal memory - use as a remote or batch capture mode as well.

See details here.....click for pdf specifications

 Video Live Capture  -  Ideal for schools and large ID operations v
VALCam    instantly capture perfect photo and quickly crop and insert to your program.

Unique, highly functional design:

  • Pan/Tilt/Zoom and Zoom camera - Auto Focus
  • Attractive, functional design
  • USB Interface
  • Improved software interface and functionality 
  • New, higher quality, Pan/Tilt/Zoom from keyboard
  • High Intensity Flash
  • Twain Interface

To Learn More About ValCam.......Click ValCam_USB.pdf (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader )


Click Here....to view 3 pre-configured ID Systems


Printers  You can use a variety of card printers. Choose based on production volume and speed requirements.  Print on both sides or 1 side.  Use Magnetic or Proximity Card encoding.  Our printer product group has exactly printer for your needs.



Val Cam Pro

For Live Video Capture !

Assure ID available USE ONE of THESE Exceptional PRINTERS CardPresso Available  




Backdrop Options Extra Backdrop Cloths Gray Screen Backdrop
Color Screen System includes tripod

List Price $ 188

wrinkle resistant add $34

Call for our low price: 214-358-4277

economy backdrops / 4 corner grommets

32" x 28"

$30 ea.

List Price $199

Our low price $126

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