New and more affordable options for companies planning to implement new identification management protocol have become readily available in recent weeks. Oberthur Technologies, a leader in plastic ID card printer systems, announced the development of their latest product of February 26. Kyocera also announced the release of new printhead for plastic ID cards.
ID News Archive for February, 2010
By now, most Olympic viewers have seen the commercial featuring such notable celebrities from British Columbia as actor Michael J. Fox, actress Kim Cattrall and Phoenix Suns point guard Steve Nash promoting tourism to the province. Another marketing technique has been the use of customized neck lanyards emblazoned with the slogan "You Gotta Be Here."
Kyocera, a Japanese company, announced on February 17 that it has developed a new ID card printhead believed to be the fastest and most efficient currently on the market. The company plans to begin mass production of the units on March 1, 2010.
Volunteers at the ongoing Olympic Games in Vancouver, British Columbia were thrilled to receive ID badges for a number of reasons. Not only do they receive a souvenir for their service, but the implementation of the plastic ID cards has made the event more secure, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.