Card Imaging provides low cost photo ID card systems and plastic card printing services. The system includes a card designer, data entry screen and database for storing photos and critical data. Add logos, colored backgrounds, text fields, barcodes and magnetic stripes for a truly unique and functional card. The plastic card printer produces a hard plastic durable ID card in under30 seconds. ID cards can be created for a variety of uses including child ID cards, municipal employee ID cards, police badges and emergency management IDs. The cards are typically used for access control, time and attendance or simple visual ID cards.