Who's In Your School?


An School Identification System allows simple visual identification of who is walking through your school. Design a unique identification card for your school complete with school logo or mascot, staff and student photos, name, title, department and much, much more. Use magnetic stripe, barcode, proximity and Smart Card technologies on your student and staff cards to allow a one-card-for-all-applications within the school environment. Use the card for door access, time and attendance, bus rosters, reports, cafeteria programs, vending, library and more.

Datacard Printers, Datacard ID Works Software, and Datacard Capture Solutions are integrated to give you ease of use, speed in production and capabilities beyond any other solution in the plastic card industry.

Our Factory trained technicians are available for installation, training and on going maintenance for the life of your system.

Contact Card Data Systems to arrange a demonstration of the Photo Identification Solution that best meets the need of your organization.

Food Service

FSS® POSitive ID System III

"Simple, reliable and affordable"

How 'shrink-wrap' cafeteria software, centralized database, TCP-IP technology, off the shelf hardware, and Biometric options seamlessly combine to "feed more kids"

Cafeteria Point of Sale Software For K-12 schools, college/university, corporate, health care, military cafeterias, and more!

* Real time centralized database is easy to manage and very convenient - "that's how it should work"
* TCP-IP client-server application for Wide Area Network - "your IT department will love it"
* E-mail parents for low account balances-"save reams of paper and tons of time"
* "Smart Terminal Technology - "built in redundancy at the cashier's station so the line never stops"
* Uses standard PC hardware and Open Database Compliant
* ID options include cards, PINs, or Biometrics
* School lunch software provides for debit account - increases participation & revenue
* Parents view transaction history online with
* State & Federal reports - "real time - by day, by school, by district - complete control"
* Prints detailed deposit tickets with all cash and checks received, ready for banking
* Ask about our "wireless" or even "cashier-less" solutions
* Frequently asked questions?

Biometric Scanning The industry standard from FSS®

* No PIN number to forget! No ID Card to lose!
* Standard CAT-5 network connection - just plug it in
* Highest perception of "confidentiality" - Increase participation!
* Expands to library access, event admission and time & attendance - "one solution - multiple applications"

FSS F.O.R.M.S. Comprehensive Free or Reduced Meal Software

* Centralized database - enter data anywhere in the district
* Simplified F&R forms processing - OMR scanning option
* Automatic eligibility calculation - updates POS in real time
* Imports direct certifications and your student database
* Recognizes all like phone # or address - increases F&R eligibility and E-RATE
* Preview FSS® F.O.R.M.S. on line - it really is this easy! (temporarily unavailable)

FOODCO™ Back Office Software System
A proven food service management software for institutional food service since 1984

* Perpetual or Physical Inventory Control
* Meal planning - electronic production sheets offer standardized recipes
* Procurement control with interfaces to Sysco, US Foodservice and more for bids and invoicing
* Cost per meal served, total cost of meal, waste and leftover tracking
* Receiving, transfer, requisition, credit and rebate tracking
* Central kitchen/central office control
* Discover how to save both time and money in your food service operation.

These best practices help school districts earn tens/hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional State/Federal Funding