Security Options

Adding visual security features to a card helps reduce the risk of fraud. Combine multiple security options for the utmost protection.

Embedded Holographic Foil

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Embedded foil offers security while allowing for maximum customization

A foil containing refractive optical imagery that is transferred using a heated die to stamp an opaque or translucent image into the center of a plastic card.

  • Provides an attractive professional look
  • Difficult to replicate
  • Stock or custom designs available
  • Excellent overt security
  • Driver's Licenses
  • Border crossing cards
  • Government ID cards
  • Event badges
  • ID badges
  • Pre-paid cards
  • Student ID cards

Guilloche Patterns

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Guilloche - pronounced \gi-ˈlōsh, gē-ˈ(y)ōsh\ - is a French word first used around 1842.

A series of finely printed lines created by a mathematical formula.  The effect, used extensively in currency, features curved interwoven patterns.

  • Provides an attractive professional look
  • Difficult to replicate
  • Designs available in single or multiple colors
  • Excellent overt security
  • Driver's Licenses
  • Border crossing cards
  • Government ID cards
  • ID badges
  • Student ID cards

Microtext

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Get out your magnifying lens for this security feature.

Microscopic text only read with magnification.  Appears as a solid straight or curved line.

  • Easily authenticated using an inexpensive magnifier
  • Uses very little real estate
  • Excellent covert security feature
  • Difficult to replicate
  • Driver's Licenses
  • Border crossing cards
  • Government ID cards
  • Event badges
  • ID badges

Signature Panel

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AKA Sig Panel, Signature Strip, Signature Stripe

A defined area, typically on the back of a card, that has been hot-stamped or silkscreened with a writable material that is receptive to a ball point pen.

  • Low Cost
  • Assists in identity verification
  • Driver's Licenses
  • Border crossing cards
  • Government ID cards
  • ID badges
  • Pre-paid cards
  • Student ID cards

Surface Holographic Foil

Surface Holographic Foil

A holographic foil or 2D/3D image on the surface of the card.

A foil containing refractive optical imagery that is transferred using a heated die to stamp an opaque or translucent image onto a surface.

  • Low Cost
  • Difficult to Replicate
  • Stock or Custom Images
  • Creates a unique and attractive feature
  • Drivers' Licenses
  • Border crossing cards
  • Government ID cards
  • Event badges
  • ID badges
  • Pre-paid cards
  • Student ID cards