Cloud-Based ID Card Printing

Cut multiple layers of program costs, gain efficiency in the issuance process, and easily scale the card office.

Centralized, Optimized and Secure

HID® FARGO® Connect™ is a cloud-based card issuance platform that simplifies the complex, bringing together all the elements of a secure card issuance program into a centralized and integrated system. This solution simplifies the operation and support of both local and distributed ID card issuance while increasing control and security.

Key Features:
  • No dedicated PC workstations required for printing
  • Design cards, capture data & print anywhere from any device
  • Remotely track printer activity, maintenance & diagnostics
  • Automatic software updates
  • Distribute print jobs across multiple printers or locations
  • Securely print at remote locations - eliminate card shipping fees
  • End-to-end encryption of all sensitive data
  • Fully hosted cloud or on-premise options available
How it Works

HID FARGO Connect Platform Overview

Through a secure cloud-based platform, HID FARGO Connect brings together all the elements of a card issuance program into a centralized integrated system. By combining hardware, software, consumables and services, the solution simplifies the operation and support of the entire ID card issuance office while increasing visibility, control and security.


Seamlessly Integrated Card Issuance

The HID FARGO Connect platform brings all your card issuance needs under a single, integrated platform. By centralizing the operations of their distributed issuance system, administrators gain greater control and oversight of all activity.

  • Printers
    HID FARGO Connect is compatible with the latest FARGO DTC1500, DTC4500e, DTC5500LMX, HDP5000, HDP5600, and HDP6600 printers.

  • Security
    Complies with data privacy requirements such as HIPAA and FERPA as well as provides end-to-end encryption.

  • Centralized Visibility
    Integrated, real-time dashboard provides visibility of the entire issuance system.

  • Inline Personalization
    Save time, reduce errors and increase print speed by managing smart cards during the issuance process.

  • System Integration
    Seamless integration with popular One Card and Physical Access Control providers.

  • Card Designer
    Build new card templates and share them across your system with an integrated web-based card designer.