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Alpha Card Professional Software

Key Features

All the features of Standard, plus…

  • Centralized data management
  • Live database connectivity (ODBC compliant)
  • User authorization
  • Communicates with SQL Server and Oracle
Buying Guide

How many cards will you likely print in the first year?

  • 100 or less
  • 101 to 500
  • 501 or more
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Description

Alpha Card Professional Software

When you represent a company, local or state government or other medium-sized organization with security concerns, Alpha Card Professional offers more protection for your cards and more opportunities to customize your cards than Alpha Card Standard. Alpha Card Professional is compatible with all TWAIN and WIA-compatible digital cameras and scanners for sharp, almost instantaneous ID card photos. Plus, its centralized data management makes networking simpler.

In addition to password protection, Alpha Card Professional contains a user authorization feature that allows you to create different user accounts with varying privileges. With this feature, some users may simply print new cards to replace lost or stolen cards, while reserving design privileges and the ability to create new accounts to only those individuals you select. This way, there is no need to requisition one individual to maintain the ID card system at all times.

Use the integrated database that comes with Alpha Card Professional, or connect to a variety of file-based or server-based database systems- including Oracle and MS SQL Server. Since Alpha Card Professional is ODBC compliant, you can link to almost any external database for the simplest personnel and/or student management possible.

Product Features

Design Features

  • Conditional design is perfect for printing batches of individual ID cards with different access levels and the same background
  • Double-sided design capability
  • Work in layers
  • Transparency/opacity editing lets you create your own watermarks
  • Import photos and signatures with ease
  • Remove backgrounds from scanned or imported photos, then superimpose your own
  • Customize your layout or use a pre-made template

Security Features

  • Create user accounts and specifiy individual account privileges and limitations
  • Three-track magnetic stripe encoding
  • Password protection
  • Photographs
  • Watermarks
  • A wide array of barcodes

Database Features

  • Scan government IDs to instantly enter cardholder information
  • Built-in database included
  • View and print detailed user reports
  • Database search and sub-group filters

Connect to these database systems:

  • Oracle
  • MS SQL
  • ODBC/OLE
  • MS Excel
  • MySQL
  • MS Access
  • Text DB
  • dBase
  • MS FoxPro

System Requirements

Minimum System Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003/Vista
  • Pentium III or faster
  • 128 MB RAM
  • 80 MB free hard disk space