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ID Flow™
Print ID cards for staff, students and members
ID Card Software
ID card printing made easy
 
Quickly enroll new cardholders, capture photo, signature, and biometrics, lookup and manage existing records and print ID cards one at a time or in batches using the Card Production Center.
  • Design professional ID cards
  • Encode barcodes, magnetic stripes and smart chips
  • Pull information from any existing database or system
  • Batch print ID cards with automatic content adjustment
  • Control enrollment and printing with user accounts
 
Unmatched Design Tools
Design professional photo ID cards using the feature-rich design tools. Automatically remove the background from photos and signatures. Create your design using transparency effects. Add conditional elements that will only print when record conditions are satisfied.
Enhanced Security
Create user accounts, and define user roles to make printing and data management secure. Encode smart card with MIFARE DESFire chip and print ID cards with UV ink panel. Automatically link ID cards with physical access control system at the time of printing.
Seamless Integration
Directly connect to any existing database via a live connection and integrate with existing HR, ERP, and access control systems without any import or export. Print ID cards in the background from a third party software or web application using the command line utility.
 
Product Videos

Introduction to ID Flow
Watch Demo Presentation

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More Videos

ID Card Production Card Production
Enroll cardholders, capture photos and print badges.
  Database Record Management Record Management
Link to any open database or system in real-time, manage records and print cards.
 
ID Flow Design Tools Design Tools
A quick overview of ID Flow's card design tools.
  Capture Photo, Signature and Biometrics Photo, Signature & Biometrics
Capture, save and print photos, signatures and biometrics.
 
Barcode, Magstripe and Chip Encoding Barcode, Magstripe & Chip Encoding
Encode barcodes, magstripes and smart chips.
  Card Issue Center Card Issue Center
An in-depth look at ID Flow's Card Issue Center.
 
Instructional Videos [click to play]
ID Card Design
  1. Add text to an ID card
  2. Add images and photos to an ID card
  3. Add a barcode to an ID card
  4. Add graphics to an ID card
Card Issue Center
  1. Import an ID card design
  2. Use the Record Center
  3. Enroll a new cardholder
  4. The Jolly architecture
Professional ID Cards Designer
Design professional photo ID cards using feature-rich design tools. Automatically adjust text and images to fit the design space. Apply advanced graphics effects. Add 1D and 2D barcodes. Add conditional elements that will only print when record conditions are satisfied.
ID Card Designer
Live Database and 3rd Party System Connections
Directly connect to any existing ODBC / OLE DB compatible database via a live connection and integrate with existing HR, ERP, and access control systems. No import / export is required. Start printing ID cards within a few minutes by selecting a sample ID card template and connect it to your database. Select records from the database and click print to print ID cards for all selected records.
Database
Fast Enrollment
Get rid of long enrollment lines with ID Flow. Enrollment can be completed and a badge printed in just seconds. Data can be pulled straight from driver licenses or passports, eliminating the need for manual data entry.
Driver License Scanner
Photos and Biometrics
Capture photos using digital webcams or sophisticated DSLR flash cameras. Automatically remove the background from photos and automatically crop them to best fit the ID card design. Capture signature and biometrics using any compatible USB biometric capture device, save the data in the record and print on the ID card.
Photo Capture
Magnetic Stripe and Smart Card Encoding
Secure your ID cards by utilizing technologies such as magnetic stripe encoding, read/write contact and contactless smart cards using Mifare Classic and Mifare DESFire, iClass, proximity cards and RFID.
Smart Card
Security Features
Add additional security features to make duplication much more difficult such as text and graphics printed using ultraviolet ink.
Access Control System Integration
ID Flow can add enable and disable access control cards in 3rd party physical access control systems during check in and check out.
Access Control
Issue Cards from Existing Applications
Your existing system can use the ID Flow command-line-interface to print ID cards as part of your workflow. Desktop or web applications can pass data to the command-line-utility in XML format, send a batch file with XML commands or simply pass information as command line options.
3rd Party Integration
Custom Reports
View any of the ID Flow reports or define your own. Reports can be printed, emailed or exported for tracking and record keeping purposes.
Logs and Reports
Card Sizes
ID Flow includes a library of hundreds of standard sized plastic and paper card templates. You can also create custom cards of any size and shape. Popular templates include:
Cards
  • CR50
  • CR60
  • CR70
  • CR79
  • CR80
  • CR90
  • CR100
  • 4X6
Database Support
Card holder records can be maintained in ID Flow or your own database. ID Flow can import records from or connect in real-time to most ODBC / OLE DB compatible databases including:
Database
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Microsoft Access
  • MySQL
  • Oracle
Camera Support
Capture photos using any TWAIN / WIA compliant webcam, digital camera or scanner and insert them directly to your card, save them to your database, or export them as graphic files. ID Flow has a built-in support for Canon EOS DSLR cameras.
Camera
  • Canon EOS
  • Logitech C270
  • Logitech Orbit
Signature and Fingerprint Pad Readers
Integrated support for Topaz, IntegriSign and Interlink signature and fingerprint pads allows for the easy acquisition of digital signatures and fingerprints. The captured signature or fingerprint can be saved in the person's record, as a file or printed immediately.
Signature Pad
  • IntegriSign
  • Interlink
  • Topaz
Bar Code Support
ID Flow supports more than 20 industry-standard 1D and 2D bar code formats including:
2D bar code
  • Code 128
  • Code 39
  • PDF417
  • QR Code
Smart Card and RFID Encoding
ID Flow offers advanced functionality on certain printers such as smart card, proximity card and contact or contact-less card encoding.
Smart Card and RFID
  • iClass Corporate 1000 2k/2k
  • MIFARE Classic
  • MIFARE DESFire
  • Proximity
  • UHF Gen2 RFID
Plastic Card Printers
ID Flow works with most Windows compatible PVC card printers. Magnetic stripe encoding is supported on all popular card printers. UV ink printing and smart card and RFID encoding is supported on certain brands.
Plastic Card Printer
  • Datacard
  • DNP
  • EDIsecure
  • Eltron
  • Fargo
  • Get Group Toppan
  • HiTi
  • Matica Chica
  • UltraMagicard
  • Zebra
Access Control Systems
ID Flow integrates with most popular access control systems. Assign access control cards to visitors on check in; deactivate cards after a pre-determined time or when the visitor checks out. Cards can be printed using any compatible PVC card printer.
Access Control System
  • AMAG
  • Brivo
  • DSX
  • Johnson Controls
  • Keri Systems
  • Lenel OnGuard
  • S2 Security
  • Software House C-Cure
3rd Party Integration
ID Flow Enterprise Edition includes a command-line utility for printing cards from 3rd party applications such as web applications. Existing desktop or web applications can pass data to the command-line-utility in XML format, send a batch file with XML commands or pass information as command line parameters.
3rd Party Integration
PC Requirements
ID Flow will run on nearly any modern Windows-based computer, virtual PC or Windows Pro tablet.
Desktop PC
  • Microsoft Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 (8.1) / Server 2003 / Server 2008 (R2) / Server 2012 (R2)
  • .NET Framework 4 or greater
  • 1 GHz or faster x86 32-bit or 64-bit processor
  • 2 GB RAM recommended
  • 512 MB of available disk space
Languages
English, Arabic, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish

Each translation can be edited locally.
Languages
  Jolly Badger Standard
Edition
Premier Edition
Design Elements      
Issue Paper Badges and Plastic ID Cards CR-80 Only
Predefined Templates
Rich Text Formatting
Import Images
Background Removal
Multiple Layers
Conditional Elements and Layers
1D & 2D Barcodes 1D Only
Magnetic Stripe
Ghosting / Opacity Effects
Alignment & Formatting Tools
Serial Numbers
Date & Time Manual Entry
Prompted Data Entry
UV Printing†
RFID
Smart Card Encoding
Auto-detect and Crop Around Face in Photo
Database      
Integrated Database Editor
Store Text, Date & Time Data in Database
Store Photos in Database
Store Photos Paths in Database
Store Record Search Filters
Stand-alone Database Fixed 200 Record DB
MS Access Connectivity
MS Excel Connectivity
Text DB Connectivity
MS SQL Server Connectivity
MySQL Connectivity
Oracle Connectivity
ODBC / OLE DB Connectivity
Database View Connectivity
Customizable Record Screen Layout
Advanced Record Field Formatting
Initialize Record with Default Values
Duplicate Record Check
Custom Drop-down Lists
Batch Record Update
Import / Export Database Records
Import / Export Database Images
Share Data Between Stations
Device Support      
Logitech Web Camera Support
Canon Flash Camera Support
Populate Record from Driver's License,
Passport, Military ID or Business Card Scan††
Signature & Fingerprint Capture Support
Printing      
Plastic PVC Card Templates & Printer Support
Label Templates & Printer Support
Selective Black (K) Panel Printing
Double-sided Printing
Batch Printing
Post-print Database Updates
Print from Command Line Interface
Security      
File Password Protection
User Authorization
Digital Key
Secure Watermark
Single Sign-on Using Active Directory
Card Issue Center      
Issue Cards from the Card Issue Center
Access Control Integration      
Lenel
Brivo
S2
DSX
AMAG
Others
Single License Price      
USD n/a $750 $1500
BRITISH POUND* n/a £485 £970
EURO* n/a 565€ 1129€

†Requires a compatible card printer
††ScanShell 800 / 1000, SnapShell or 2D barcode scanner required; functionality will vary by scanner type.
*Pricing subject to change - based on USD.

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