Datacard Group announced the availability of Version 3.0 for the Datacard ID Works identification software family, including the addition of ID Works(R) Enterprise Edition software, ID Works(R) Enterprise Designer software, and ID Works(R) Enterprise Production software.
Enhancements to Version 3.0 for ID Works Basic, Standard, and Enterprise identification software include semi-transparent “ghost” photo images, transparent color option for graphics, variable card sizes, multi-line static text fields, and Video for Windows(R) capture device support. Version 3.0 also offers full compatibility with the Windows(R) Me operating system in addition to Windows(R) 98, Windows NT(R), and Windows(R) 2000 Professional. ID Works Standard and Enterprise packages extend support for Microsoft(R) SQL Server(TM) 2000 databases.
“We are very pleased to offer more software offerings and features, particularly since the enhancements were based on listening to our customers and channel partners,” said Patrice Erickson, product manager for Datacard Group. “Datacard is committed to providing a wide range of options in our software product lines, and expanded functionality will make our users’ identification programs more leading edge and stronger than ever.”
The ID Works identification software family features modular, flexible packages and development tools for card based identity programs. Turnkey packages offer users the ability to easily create designs for cards and reports, enter data and capture images, encode magnetic stripes and smart cards, and print customized cards and reports.
Datacard Group provides financial institutions, corporations, consumer marketers, governments, schools, healthcare providers, service bureaus and other enterprises with the software, systems and professional services they need to build successful card programs. The company’s solutions portfolio includes the world’s best-selling smart card software, card issuance systems, smart card life cycle management system and a complete line of digital identity systems. Consultative services include a smart card chip security laboratory that works with the world’s leading smart card issuers. DataCard Corporation, doing business as Datacard Group, is privately held and based in Minnetonka, Minn. Datacard Group serves customers in more than 200 countries. ([www.datacard.com])