Added visual security at no extra cost
HoloKote, patented by Magicard, is a secure watermark that is printed on to the card surface during the normal print cycle using standard consumables (ribbons and cards).
The HoloKote image is frosted into the clear overcoat application of the standard print process resulting in a watermark like layer that can be visually verified when the card is tilted in the light. With all Magicard direct-to-card printers, the user can select from four standard secure HoloKote designs using the printer driver.
Enhanced visual security
Completely unique to Magicard, HoloPatch cards have a highly reflective gold ‘super diffuser’ seal. When the HoloKote watermark is printed on to the seal, the watermark becomes clearly visible under all lighting conditions. HoloKote with HoloPatch has a similar appearance to hologram seals. It provides a distance visible security mark allowing a security guard or colleague to easily verify badge authenticity from a distance of six feet or more.
Your own logo as a secure watermark
With the Magicard Rio Pro ID card printer series, users can opt for Custom HoloKote – enabling the implementation of a personalised HoloKote watermark into the standard print process. This watermark could be an organisation’s logo, or some other unique security design.
Activating your secure watermark
For a small one-off cost, an organisation can request their Custom HoloKote from Magicard. Custom HoloKote activation kits can only be generated by Magicard and a secure record of all kits created is kept to prevent counterfeiting and fraud.
A Custom HoloKote activation kit consists of a CD containing the customised design and a unique RFID card. The customised design is loaded from the CD to the flash memory of the printer via a connected PC. The user must then insert the RFID card, tied to that specific custom design, into a special slot in the printer to enable the production of the customised watermark on the ID badge during the print cycle. Without the secure RFID card, the watermark will not be printed.
Added security at no extra cost
This innovative security option is available by special order and the short lead time makes it possible for customers to start producing secure ID cards in far less time than is required by a custom holographic overlaminate solution, and at a fraction of the cost.