Smart Five Software

World Leader in ID Solutions Software

Creating a robust, reliable identity program is one of the easiest ways to protect your people, property and profitability. Managing an ID program should be easy as well. And as your organisation changes, your ID program should be able to expand and adapt, quickly and cost-effectively. To achieve these goals, choose Datacard identification software. You can find Datacard software at the core of ID programs in corporate, government, education and retail enterprises.


DATACARD has been in this market for more than 40 years and understands the true requirements of this industry. This is why Datacard created a suite of affordable, user-friendly, feature-rich applications to cater for every level of use. Looking after the needs of the entry-level client with a very basic need and increasing the functionality, as well as the need of the high-level user with the need for productivity tools, distributed database application and the ability to integrate seamlessly to other existing systems. They also developed the tools for you to add to the already extensive feature-rich library in the software as well as the ability to link to external procedures and programs while keeping the integrity of the data and functionality of the different components uncompromised.
This powerful, yet affordable suite is known as IDWorks.


Datacard ID Works Visitor Manager software registers guests with a single scan of a government-approved credential, such as a driver’s license or passport. It automatically imports the cardholder’s name, photo and other details, so you can print a visitor ID quickly and cost-effectively — without keying in any information.

  • Streamline visitor check-in and checkout.
  • Keep track of contractors, customers and vendors.
  • Reduce errors by importing verified data.
  • Barred entrants list
  • The software compares visitor names to a list of barred entrants, flagging any matches or similar names.
  • Instant reprints
  • The software creates a database of visitor photos and demographics, so you can   print IDs for repeat visitors instantly.
  • Visitor log
  • Scan visitor IDs at check-in and checkout to create a log of all visitor activity and eliminate the need for hard-to-read paper logbooks.
  • New card templates
  • Energize your visitor ID program by downloading new card templates over the Web as soon as they become available.

Based on the already power IDWorks suite, Datacard has developed a range of other productivity tools and more practical multi-user applications to cater for the specific needs of many of their large corporate and tertiary clients. Especially with the need to have a distributed card-printing office across a campus, or campuses, or country, or continents.