Datacard extends desktop card issuance system

Source: Datacard

Datacard Group, the world leader in secure ID and card personalization solutions, announced today their continued investment and expansion of its desktop card issuance product portfolio with the availability of the Datacard® CE840 TM instant issuance system.

This new CE840™ system gives financial organizations, retail, government and other card issuing organizations the ability to issue secure, personalized cards on demand or in low-volume batches. Offering high-quality embossing and indenting up to 150 characters, the CE840™ system features magnetic stripe encoding and a single 100 card input hopper with locks to help ensure the security of the cards. In addition, it has optional features such as direct-to-card color printing and smart card personalization capability.

Organizations can build a complete card issuance solution from Datacard Group by combining Datacard® certified supplies and global services. The CE840 system also has multiple integration options that allow it to be implemented into new or existing card issuing environments, and can utilize desktop issuance software from Datacard Group for an intuitive interface to the printer.

"Instant issuance is increasingly being adopted as organizations around the world recognize the benefits of offering a card to consumers immediately - whether it is a debit, credit, loyalty, healthcare or retail card," said Russell St. John, senior vice president of global marketing for Datacard Group. "No matter what the market, an instantly issued card provides a higher level of convenience and increased customer engagement in card programs."

Currently, Datacard® solutions issue millions of cards everyday worldwide and the company has thousands of instant issuance installations throughout the world, including both magnetic stripe programs as well as smart card programs.

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