Evolis develops, manufacture a complete range of ID card printers for personalized plastic cards. This includes personalization options for graphics, magnetic and electronic encoding and transmission (contact or contactless chip cards, also using RFID technology) for all types of cards: badges, student cards, bank cards, etc. Evolis also markets a broad range of products and services for identifying people and goods: software for customizing cards, a complete line of accessories and consumables, as well as signature pads and support services.
Based in Angers, France with subsidiaries in Miami and Boston (United States), Mumbai (India), Singapore and Shanghai (China), Lisbon, Paris and Lyon (France), Evolis is listed in stock exchange and earned sales of ca. 77 million euros in 2016. The Company has more than 350 employees and is represented in 140 countries throughout the world.
Using Evolis printing solutions your customers create plastic cards that are completely personalised, encoded with magnetic stripes or chips (as needed) and secured with lamination, to support multifarious applications. Depending on the model, your customers print decentralised on-site, and exactly when the cards are needed – or centralised ahead of time. Either way, the print results are always highly professional.
It is easy to create and personalise the cards with the cardPresso software. It offers users dozens of card templates, as well as various encoding options. Barcodes, graphics, photos or texts are quickly placed and easily formatted. Special database fields provide for easy, uncomplicated integration of dynamic database content.
With Evolis you receive a complete set of products for the printing and reprocessing of plastic cards. From a small desk printer all the way to an automat for large industrial series, you will find the suitable machine for every task. It goes without saying that we also deliver optimally harmonised consumables, like colour ribbons, blank cards, chip cards or RFID encoders.
Available in 5 editions, Evolis CardPresso is the ideal product for any card issuance project what ever your organisation.
Evolis XXS Lite is the most basic Evolis CardPresso software available. This software is included when you purchase an Evolis Zenius printer. This version of the software provides basic features for creating ID cards. Design and print with sample templates, signature acquisition, barcodes 1D, an internal database of up to 50 records, WIA/TWAIN and DirectShow acquisition and additionally mag card encoding.
Evolis CardPresso XXS – is the next level up from XXS lite, this version adds an internal database with unlimited records. This software is included when you purchase an Evolis Primacy, Evolis Primacy LCD or an Evolis Quantum ID card printer.
Evolis CardPresso XS – Adds QR codes, .XLS, .XLSX, .CSV and .TXT database connection, database view and link image to DB field.
Evolis CardPresso XM – adds local MS access connection, photo on database, FaceCrop tool for face recognition and 2D barcodes.
Evolis CardPresso XL – adds ODBC connection, RFID contactless direct encoding and smartcard plugin, multi-layout card designs, conditional printing, operation logs and more.
Evolis CardPresso XXL – adds advanced features like DESFire, Web Print Server and Net License for up to 16 PCs.
You don’t need to be a graphic designer to use this software, it’s design and personalisation tools are all included within the software. The option to add-on magnetic, contact and contactless chip encoding are provided.
Advanced features of the software
With multiple software options for to suit different projects, Evolis CardPresso works with large databases including MS Access, MS SQL, MySQL and Oracle: Native support for XLS, XLSX, CSV and TXT are also included. Evolis CardPresso continue to innovate and develop their product making sure it is the most up-to-date. Charges do not apply to minor updates.
You are never on your own with this product. There are numerous online tutorials, videos and FAQs are available. All the Evolis cardPresso editions have been tested with Evolis Zenius, Evolis Primacy and Evolis Quantum card printers and encoders, thus ensuring a perfect compatibility between your hardware and software equipment.