Card Technology

PVC Cards

PVC cards are primarily used to produce ID and membership cards. PVC cards are part of our daily life. Most people are carrying a least one card, whether it's their company ID card, their health club card or a driving licence. PVC Cards have difference thinkness depend on the customers usage . The popular thickness is 0.76 mm,0.5mm and 0.3 mm

 

PVC with magnetic stripe card

Magnetic stripe are a popular and lower cost solution used for access control. A magnetic stripe card is a type of PVC card with a band of magnetic material embedded into resin on the back of the card. The magnetic stripe is read by physical contact and swiping past a reading head. Magnetic stripe cards are commonly used in credit and identity cards. A magstripe encoder is available for all Magicard printers.

 

Barcode Cards

Barcode is the first level of encoding and the most widely used. A barcode is the first level of encoding and the most widely used. The information is encoded onto the card during the printing process.

 

RFID Cards

RFID cards are often used for access control and transport payment systems. Radio frequency identification, or RFID, is a generic term for technologies that use radio waves to automatically identify people or objects. There are several methods of identification, but the most commno is to store a serial number that identifies a person, object of other information, on a microchip attched to an antenna.

 

Proximity Cards

Proximity cards are used for door access control and cashless vending. Contactless or proximity cards are low in price and are commonly used in applications such as identification cards, keycards, payment cards and public transit fare cards. Contactless cards use radio frequency transmit/receive electronics to transfer data so they do not have to be put through a card reader.