Datacard Group Release New Version of ID Works Software

Available in five languages, new software offers increased security, extensive usability and productivity enhancements


Datacard Group, a developer of secure ID and card personalization solutions, introduced a new release of its Datacard ID Works identification software at the CardTech/SecurTech Conference and Exhibition. Now available in English, French, German, Japanese and Spanish, the software features Unicode support for global languages and advanced security and ID management features.

"Datacard Group is committed to continuously improving our software to meet the needs of ID card issuers worldwide," said Mike Schnaus, vice president of marketing and corporate development for Datacard Group. "This expanded language offering, combined with Unicode support for global languages, simplifies and enhances this solution for our diverse customer base," said Schnaus.

ID Works software v5.1 gives administrators increased control over the security of their card programs, including the ability to grant users varying levels of access to settings and projects, monitor activity, and set login timeouts. In addition, the software supports Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), allowing security professionals in enterprise organizations to automatically manage and update ID information in a directory service. For ID card programs requiring advanced security, Datacard ID Works Enterprise identification software v5.1 supports biometrics and smart cards.