Holographic Foil Cards
ACCESS secure identity.
Holographic Foil Cards
Deterrence against ID card forgery
begins with the cards themselves.
Fargo Holographic Foil Cards protect your organization’s
ID cards without the need for lamination equipment.
A photo ID printed on a plain white plastic card has no protection
against counterfeiters. Adding a holographic overlaminate is the usual
solution. But what if your card identity system lacks that capability?
Fargo Holographic Foil Cards are the answer. They provide a high
level of protection by making their visual security elements part of
the card itself. Holographic foil elements are either embedded on
the card surface, or just below the surface — beyond the reach of
counterfeiters. Either way, Holographic Foil Cards make your IDs
secure, all by themselves.
Which type of visual security is right for your organization’s
card design?
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Security embedded ON the card...
Fargo HoloMark and VeriMark Cards are created
via a precise foil hot STAMPING process. The foil
is embedded ON the card, and the tamper-evident
image appears ABOVE the surface of the card.
Your design must allow a clear space around the
mark for printing on these types of cards.
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Security embedded IN the card...
Fargo Translucent and Metallized Foil Cards are
created via a precise foil LAYERING process.
The foil is embedded IN the card and the tamperevident image appears BELOW the surface of the
card. No clear space is necessary for printing on
these types of cards.
Holographic Foil Cards
Cost-effective visual security for organizations without card lamination equipment.
Custom
Verimark™ Card
Custom
Holomark™ Card
Custom
Metallized Foil Card
Custom
Translucent Foil Card
Utilizing a precise hot stamp process, Fargo
embeds your organization’s logo, text
or graphics onto a silver metallic foil to
produce an easy-to-verify visual counterfeit
deterrent. Durable, distinctive and difficult
to counterfeit, VeriMark Cards are
perfect for organizations that want to add
personalized visual security with minimum
cost and delivery time.
Fargo turns the graphic of your choice into a
one-of-a-kind hologram that’s permanently
embedded onto the surface of your card.
The result is a visually dynamic card that’s
virtually impossible to duplicate, yet easy to
validate. Custom HoloMark Cards provide
significant non-laminated protection against
ID counterfeiting. Standard HoloMark
design also available.
Custom-designed, metallized holograms
are securely layered inside the card’s
construction — just below the surface. This
provides maximum durability and resistance
to counterfeiting or tampering. Metallized
Holographic Foil Cards are ideal for
organizations that desire a sense of security
and a sense of style in their cards.
Custom-designed translucent holograms are
embedded in the card stock — just below
the surface — for maximum durability
and security. The design can incorporate
customized Visual Security Elements. Ideal
for designs where printing will cover the
embedded image and create a translucent
“watermark” effect on the card.
Custom VeriMark Cards feature your 2D logo,
text or graphics embedded in gold onto a durable
silver foil.
Custom HoloMark Cards feature your customdesigned hologram with multiple diffractive angles,
nano text and laser-viewable images. Available in
gold or silver.
Custom Metallized Foil Cards are also available
pre-printed. Ask your authorized Fargo integrator
for details.
Custom Translucent Foil Cards are also available
pre-printed. Ask your authorized Fargo integrator
for details.
A quick and affordable solution
featuring your custom graphic on
an opaque 2D foil.
Your custom 3D image in a
distinctive, high-resolution
holographic mark.
A custom design solution with your
metallized foil graphic embedded
below the surface.
A custom design solution with your
translucent foil graphic embedded
below the surface.
Visual Security Elements (VSEs)
For Holographic Foil Cards
The building blocks for a
counterfeit-resistant ID card.
By adding one or more of these
VSEs, personalized to your
organization’s custom card
design, you immediately increase
your protection against ID card
counterfeiting and tampering.
Fargo Holographic Foil Cards
come with a tamper-resistant,
instantlyverifiable foil that’s
permanently embedded either on
or in each card for added security
and sophistication. Both card
types represent today’s minimum
requirement for a secure card
identity system and are considerably
more secure than unmarked, easily
replicated white cards.
Use these examples to help create your own Custom Holographic Foil Card.
Custom
Translucent Holographic Artwork
Your custom translucent hologram is
securely embedded inside the card’s
construction — just below the surface.
Provides maximum durability and resistance
to counterfeiting or tampering. Available in
unprinted and pre-printed cards.
Translucent Foil Card
Custom
Micro Text
This microscopic type is so detailed,
it cannot be duplicated via dyesublimation, inkjet or laser printers.
Carefully placed within a line or
an element of artwork, it appears
only under magnification. Here, the
words “NO FRAUD” are seen in
the green border around the photo.
Custom
Invisible UV Ink
Invisible to the naked eye, these covert
graphics come to life and turn red when
viewed under ultraviolet light.
Metallized Foil Card (Shown with Full-Color Pre-Print)
Custom
VeriMark Foil
(shown on previous page)
Custom
Fine Line Design (Guilloche)
Custom VeriMark Cards feature your 2D
logo, text or graphics embedded in gold
onto a durable silver foil.
Custom or Standard
HoloMark Foil
(shown on previous page)
Custom HoloMark Cards can feature your
custom-designed hologram with multiple
VSEs. Available in gold or silver.
(not shown on these cards)
These complex fine lines curve and overlap
to form a pattern on your card surface.
Too small to be effectively reproduced on
desktop printers, these patterns can be easily
verified by the naked eye.
Custom
Metallized Holographic
Artwork
Your custom metallized hologram is securely
layered inside the card’s construction — just
below the surface — for maximum durability
and resistance to counterfeiting. Available in
unprinted and pre-printed cards.
Custom
Full-Color
Printing
Metallized and Translucent
Foil Cards are also available
with your design pre-printed
into the construction of the
card.
Holographic Foil Cards
Which Holographic Foil Card is right for your organization?
VeriMark
HoloMark
Security Level: Secure
Origination: $325
Minimum Cards: 500
Turn Around: 2 weeks
Orientation: Horizontal or Vertical
Printing Area: • Limited printing.
• Must allow a “clear” space around
the VeriMark. Cannot print flush
to foil.
Metallized
Translucent
High Secure
High Secure
High Secure
$3,000 or $10,000
$1,000
$1,000
5,000
1,000
1,000
8 weeks
3 weeks
3 weeks
Horizontal or Vertical
Horizontal or Vertical
Horizontal or Vertical
• Limited printing.
• Must allow a “clear” space around
the HoloMark. Cannot print flush
to foil.
• Unlimited printing.
• Can print up to or even over the
foil.
• Unlimited printing.
• Can print over the foil.
Pre-printed Card Availability: No
No
Yes
Yes
Additional VSEs Available in No
Design:
No
• Fine Line Design (Guilloche)
• Invisible UV Ink
• Micro Text
• Fine Line Design (Guilloche)
• Invisible UV Ink
• Micro Text
Card Stock: CR-80 debris-free Fargo UltraCard
and UltraCard III brand card stock.
CR-80 debris-free Fargo UltraCard
and UltraCard III brand card stock.
CR-80 debris-free Fargo UltraCard
and UltraCard III brand card stock.
CR-80 debris-free Fargo UltraCard
and UltraCard III brand card stock.
Image Placement: • Limited placement.
• A single VeriMark image can be
registered in one of four corners.
• Limited placement.
• A single HoloMark image can be
registered in one of four corners.
• Unlimited placement.
• A metallized foil image can be
registered and/or repeated in any
customer-specified
position.
• Unlimited placement.
• A transparent foil image can be
registered and/or repeated in any
customer-specified
position.
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Anyone with a printer and a purpose can make an ID card. We’re dedicated to stopping them from making one of yours.
An ID card is only as secure as the system that produces it. In more than 140,000 installations worldwide, Fargo Card Identity Systems have proven that they can
provide the security that ensures authentic ID cards. Fargo Secure Printer/Encoders, Secure Software and Secure Materials such as our Holographic Foil Cards all
work together to help you protect your organization.
To learn more about Fargo Visual Security Solutions and our Card Identity Systems, contact your authorized Fargo integrator or visit integrator.hidglobal.com.
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