|[August 26, 2013]
Datacard Group Announces New Secure Indent Module for Government Card and Credential Programs
MINNETONKA, Minn. --(Business Wire)--
Datacard Group, the world leader in secure ID and card personalization
solutions, today announced a new Datacard® MX Series Secure
Indent Module that is engineered to provide added security elements for
cards and credentials in government applications such as national IDs,
driver's licenses and other ID cards.
Designed to work inline with the Datacard MX Series card issuance
systems, the new Secure Indent Module provides variable and tactile
elements that physically alter the card adding Security at Time Of
Personalization™ - helping with tamper resistance and deterring fraud,
alteration and counterfeiting.
The Secure Indent Module can be used with numerous card types, as well
as various card overlays or protective coatings. Secure tactile features
include a wide variety of alpha numeric and custom characters, and the
ability to indent vertically or horizontally on the front, back or both
sides of the card. As a cost-effective solution, the new module is also
offered in several scalable configurations to meet a wide range of
"By adding various tactile features to cards and credentials during the
personalization process, issuers can help fight fraud and icrease the
security of their cards, which is what all government agencies want to
do," said Dino Balafas, vice president central issuance product
management for Datacard Group. "Traditionally, indenting has been
primarily used in the financial space, but there is a great opportunity
for government organizations to capitalize on this technology as well -
as it is a low cost solution that is secure, simple, but very effective,
and easily implemented."
The Secure Indent Module developed by Datacard Group will be added to
the wide variety of modules that organizations can choose from when they
implement a Datacard MX Series card issuance system. A modular system
gives issuers flexible technology choices as they build their card
operations - they are able to simply start with the modules and
personalization technologies to service their needs today, and then add
capacity or capabilities as their needs expand or system requirements
change in the future.
For more information, please visit www.datacard.com.
About Datacard Group
Datacard Group empowers financial institutions, government agencies and
other enterprises in more than 150 countries to securely issue and
personalize financial cards, passports, national IDs, employee badges,
mobile payment applications and other credentials. Our flexible
solutions enable Secure Issuance Anywhere™, which helps both public and
private enterprises succeed in a global, digital and increasingly
connected marketplace. Datacard is the world's best-selling brand of
secure issuance solutions. For information, visit www.datacard.com.
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