CA Student ID Cards Require Domestic Violence and Suicide Prevention Hotlines

July 17, 2020 •

SB-972 and more recently SB-316 require student ID cards to include information for domestic violence support and suicide prevention. Updated…


Safely Manage Workplace Visitors During COVID-19

July 29, 2020 • , , ,

Safely manage workplace visitors during COVID-19 with these 5 helpful tips for employers and administrators.  Adaptation is the keyword for…


How to Implement Temperature Screening at your Organization

June 19, 2020 • , ,

Here are 5 factors to consider when implementing temperature screening at your organization. Determining how to effectively implement temperature screening…


ADVANTIDGE Serves Homeless Veterans through PATH LA

December 16, 2019 •

Last month, we gave new meaning to how we help others find safety and security while serving homeless veterans in…

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The Best ID Printer for 2020

December 9, 2019 •

What is the best ID printer for 2020? Our team shares their top pick for the year ahead. We asked…

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Massive Healthcare System Seamlessly Integrates Safer Access Control

May 1, 2019 • , , , ,

A world-class hospital and healthcare organization turned to ADVANTIDGE requiring safer access control. We created a plan with top-of-the-line smart…

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Debunking Myths About Prox Card Technology Migrations

February 11, 2020

Believe it or not, migrating away from legacy prox card technology can be done smoothly, even for more complex access control setups.  Many organizations today realize that high-frequency, contactless smart card technology will provide their employees with a more convenient, secure experience. Yet the logistics of moving away from magstripe and low-frequency proximity card systems… View Article

3 Reasons to Scan Visitor IDs During Check In

February 3, 2020

Why scan visitor IDs during check-in? Even organizations with low to moderate security needs can benefit greatly from scanning their visitor’s government-issued ID cards. Here’s how… The more that is at stake when it comes to security, the more parameters are required to ensure certain visitors are who they claim to be. For organizations protecting… View Article

Improving the Movie-Going Experience with Membership Cards

January 27, 2020

A High-End Cinema Group based in Los Angeles has made it their mission to create the best movie-going environment. With reserved seating, unique programming, community events, and a bar to enjoy a glass of wine, theater customers enjoy next-level service.  But none of these thoughtful details stand out without customer loyalty, and most of all,… View Article

The Best Visitor Management Software for Businesses

January 21, 2020

Visitor management software for businesses must be able to create efficiency with ease while fostering greater security. HID EasyLobby SVM gives all this and more. HID EasyLobby SVM is a user-friendly visitor management software that allows business administrators to streamline the visitor check-in process with ease without compromising security.  In today’s security-conscious world, businesses large… View Article

5 Key Benefits of Visitor Management Software

January 14, 2020

Saving time, minimizing error and looking more professional are just a few of the benefits of visitor management software. Learn how a secure visitor management system can benefit your organization.   If front desk reception is the first experience visitors have at your organization, how you check them in impacts how they perceive you, and… View Article

A Letter from Lawrence Grafstein, Founder & Business Leader

January 9, 2020

Dear Valued Partner, As we enter a new decade, our team sets intentions for improving the customer experience in the year to come. While we seek out new ways to grow and innovate, we also continue building upon the numerous changes implemented in 2019. The foundation for our motivation for excellence can be summed up… View Article

5 Ways to Create a More Durable ID Card

January 5, 2020

Creating a more durable ID card can save organizations time, money and effort. Learn a few simple ways to maximize the life of your issued ID cards. ID cards across industries and applications receive their fair share of wear and tear, especially if the credential is used for access control, or must be visibly worn… View Article

Windows 7 End Of Life for ID Card Printer Owners

January 3, 2020

January 14, 2020 will mark Microsoft Windows 7 End of Life. If you are among the 79% of organizations still operating on this 9-year-old system, there are several important facts you should know. The Bigger Picture: What Windows 7 End Of Life Means for You When Microsoft retires an operating system, they no longer create… View Article

HDP6600 Lamination: Fast, Durable, and Wasteless 

December 27, 2019

The Best Just Got Better with HDP6600 Lamination We voted the FARGO® HDP6600 as the best ID card printer for 2020. Its hi-res print quality is not mutually exclusive to its speedy throughput, issuing up to 230 beautiful, full-color ID cards per hour—that’s one card every 16 seconds—without a hitch.  Yet prior to Winter 2019,… View Article

ADVANTIDGE Serves Homeless Veterans through PATH LA

December 16, 2019

Last month, we gave new meaning to how we help others find safety and security while serving homeless veterans in West Los Angeles. Working in an industry where security is at the forefront, we know that without an atmosphere of safety, not much else can function.  This is as true for a workplace, hospital or… View Article