Minneapolis, MN (August 9, 2007) Fargo Electronics, Inc., a global leader in secure technologies for card identity systems, today announced that Fargo Asure IDÂ® Expressâ„¢ ID badge software is now available at no extra cost when ordered with a Fargo card printer encoder. Fargo Asure ID software is a suite of digital identity and photo ID card management solutions that enable organizations to create, manage and verify an individualâ€™s identity. The languages supported include English, Spanish, French and German. â€œThis is a major breakthrough in customer value,â€ said Steve Blake, vice president of product marketing for systems and solutions. â€œFargo Asure ID Express is a fully featured application that will serve the needs of most entry and mid-level customers. With a retail price of $825 US, customers will realize a savings of up to 35% on a complete ID system versus our competition.â€
The Express version is a powerful and easy-to-use stand-alone photo ID card software application with advanced card design and production capabilities for:
* Single-sided and dual-sided card printing
* Magnetic stripe and bar code machine-readable data
* External database connectivity
End users can try out Fargo Asure ID Solo or Express at no charge at www.fargo.com/asureid.
Asure ID Express also provides an easy upgrade path to Asure ID Enterpriseâ„¢ or Asure ID Exchangeâ„¢, for those customers who need enterprise-wide software on a network, links to multiple databases, real-time data exchange and smart card capability.
In addition, Fargo is now offering free, unlimited Asure ID software technical support by phone and e-mail throughout the remainder of 2007. Technical support can be accessed at www.fargosupport.com