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June is National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month. Join the National Safety Council (NSC) and thousands of other organizations across the country as we all work together to raise awareness of what it takes to Keep Each Other Safe. Observed annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on reducing the leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road and in […]

By |June 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Psychology of Your ID Badge Design

We had a client recently ask if it was necessary to use our system with ID cards. Perhaps you have the same question—the answer is that it is absolutely not necessary. But, a quick view of our site and its images would suggest that we place high value in the ID card part of our service. This is true.

So, if […]

By |May 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Credential Feature allows display of complementary information

We are pleased to announce the release of a new feature to the C.V.S. service, which allows you to display additional supporting details about a specific credential. When created, any credential can now contain information on:

The “Issuing Authority”, ie the training organization where the credential was earned

“Notes” containing additional information, such as a license number, or the specific type […]

By |May 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Retreive Training Records with a Wristband Instead of an ID Card

InstantCard has been working with one of the world’s leading manufacturers of silicone wristbands to develop an exciting new way to access training records. We are now able to print unique QR codes directly on long-lasting, comfortable bracelets. In an industry first, we created this unique option to expand the usability of the Credential Verification Service to a […]

By |March 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Ransomeware Targets Linux

At CVS we’re all about safety and security. And, additionally, we happen to have quite a few Linux machines at the office. So, the following was of extreme interest to us; and, perhaps, will be to you as well.

According to The Hacker News, a new version of KillDisk ransomeware targets linux computers. In case you were unaware, ransomeware is a […]

By |January 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thanks, CVS, for the Holiday Party Small-Talk!

Recently, I was at a holiday party with a bunch of people whom I had never met before. So, naturally, I asked generic questions like “what do you do?” One guy responded with “I’m a construction manager.”
“Really?!” I asked as though he had just told me that he was Santa himself—we had just finished creating a new landing page for […]

By |December 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Headlong into the Precarious

We created CVS as a way to increase work site security through mobile technology. Because of this, we’re not only interested in keeping up with happenings in the construction industry, but also in keeping up with the ever shifting trends on the technological horizon. Naturally, something like the recent Samsung Galaxy Note 7 crisis raises alarms for us. But, perhaps […]

By |September 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy Labor Day!

In honor of labor day, we decided to present you with some Labor Day facts.
But, this is CVS, so we encoded them in QR codes, of course.

(These were taken from this Forbes article, but what’s the fun in reading them directly. Happy scanning!)
One of the biggest reasons we developed the Credential Verification Service was to make the workplace more secure. […]

By |September 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

One foot in the past

… but, to be fair, when we say “one foot in the past” we don’t mean that far into the past.

We often have people ask us about additional options for their CVS ID cards. While people immediately see the benefit of our credential management technology, they sometimes worry that they have to give up other ID card options in order to […]

By |July 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ASSE Safety-2016 Conference Presentation on Technologies to Improve Access to Training Records

David Finkelstein was recently invited by the ASSE (American Society of Safety Engineers) to make a presentation to all attendees at its annual conference in Atlanta, Safety 2016.

He gave a presentation entitled “How Mobile and Cloud Technologies Enable Access to Training Records from the Jobsite”.

You will find below a copy of the slides of this presentation.  You can flip through the slides using […]

By |July 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments