ID Flow™ 

Print ID Cards for staff, students and members

Innovative Photo ID Card Software

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.







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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.


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:

  • 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:

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • IntegriSign
  • Interlink
  • Topaz

Bar Code Support

ID Flow supports more than 20 industry-standard 1D and 2D bar code formats including:
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.

  • iClass Corporate 1000 2k/2k
  • MIFARE Classic
  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

PC Requirements

ID Flow will run on nearly any modern Windows-based computer, virtual PC or Windows Pro tablet.

  • 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


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