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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

Logitech C910 Web Cam


  • 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 popular web cams



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

CardPresso XXS

ID Design and Print

Internal Database

$70 msrp

CardPresso XS

CSV, Excel file links, QR codes

$295 msrp

CardPresso XM

internal database

CSV. Excel, Access links

$495 msrp

CardPresso XL

CSV, Excel, Access, full ODBC links

Advance db functions

all encoding options

Great Value

$1,095 msrp

Call for discount

price quote.


click below:

See CardPresso Data Sheet


Use CardPresso or other popular ID Software Applications

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

We recommend CardPresso 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


Card Studio - Zebra Technologies

Card Studio Classic - Card design and print manager -  (no internal database)

$89 msrp  - call

CardStudio Premier - with MS Excel and CSV Interface

$496 msrp - call   

CardStudio Professional - with ODBC connections

$1295 msrp - call us 214-358-4277

CardStudio datasheet


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.

Jolly Technologies datasheet

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.   

Canon EOS Digital Camera with LIVE CAPTURE using CARDPRESSO - Logitech Web Cams


  • 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 CardPresso -  USB
  • Logitech Web Cams - C910, C920 among others outstanding live capture w CardPresso


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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