June 2012 - Unicard to implement Mifare ID card system at Swinburne University of Technology.
Unicard has just been awarded the contract to implement a Mifare ID card system using our Unisuite Platinum software and to install a number of HID HDP5000 printers across their campuses.
June 2012 - Unicard to Distribute New Fargo HDP 8500 Printer.
The FARGO HDP8500 is the superior industrial ID printer for extended-run, high throughput ID personalization and issuance. It's especially suited for large government ID card programs and laborious service bureau conditions, as well as demanding university and large enterprise environments.
Solid metal cabinetry and precision-engineered interior components create a stable printer environment that operates reliably over continuous runs. In fact, the HDP8500 is loaded with features that maximize card yield per shift: multicard processing capabilities, 400 card input hopper capacity, accessible card path and graphical touch screen interface, and built-in physical and electronic security features. These features are all designed to ensure continuous production, even in the most demanding environments.
Feb 2012 - Unicard expands into Adelaide with Flinders University contract
Unicard has for some time now supplied Flinders University with their ID card printing solution, but now for the first time, Flinders has brought in an external company to supply and manage their photocopying and printing solution.
Unicard rolled out Epay Terminals for photocopying debt recovery, cash reloaders for cash top ups, papercut for print job release including online PayPal top ups and web print.
A Unicard Copy Shop was setup inside of Flinders Central library with 3 new staff to manage and provide the highest quality service possible to Flinders University.
Feb 2012 - Preferred supplier for Department of Education and Training (DETPSA)
Unicard awarded preferred supplier status for the Department of Education and Training to provide ID card services.
December 2011 - Unicard implemented multi-functions campus card at Macquarie University.
Unicard has done it again and worked with Commonwealth Bank of Australia to implement the new multiple functions and contactless student cards at Macquarie University, and students are now enjoying services like, University transport, the library, food, photocopying, printing and internet services, all can be accessed with a single card.
Features of the campus card include:
||a University ID, the only official proof of identity for University purposes
||library borrowing, printing and photocopying services
||building access, with an integrated contactless card for use in all University buildings and properties
||a reloadable, prepaid MasterCard® issued by Commonwealth Bank, letting you make purchases and access your money wherever MasterCard is accepted on and off campus or online
||Tap and Go™ with PayPass™, which lets you pay for purchases under $100 by tapping your card at the payment terminal
||free access to any Commonwealth Bank and Bankwest ATM once you've activated your card and PIN, and a range of benefits and offers with selected suppliers on and off campus.
October 2010 - University of Canberra goes contactless with Unicard Systems
Unicard has worked closely with Commonwealth Bank of Australia to introduce the new multiple functions and contactless student cards at University of Canberra.
"The new cards have multiple uses. Students can use them as traditional cards for identification, to access secure areas of the campus, to borrow library books and make photocopies. Also, the cards can be pre-loaded with up to $1000 cash for making purchases, with a maximum limit of $100 per shop. Unlike traditional EFTPOS, the buyer taps their card against a screen and the transaction is complete".
May 2009 - The Australian Catholic University chooses Unicard Systems
Unicard Systems, after a substantial process has won all aspects of the ACU National
requirements to install a complete new ID card and account based transaction
management solution. The system will integrate into the student management system
as well as the finance database and installation will commence in September 2009.
ACU National is The Australian Catholic University, a public university funded by the
Australian Government and open to students and staff of all beliefs.
ACU National have six campuses in Australia and offer programs throughout Australia
and overseas. Campuses are located in Brisbane (Queensland), North Sydney and
Strathfield, (New South Wales), Canberra (ACT), Ballarat and Melbourne (Victoria).
ACU National in advising the company of its successful selection thanked and
congratulated Unicard for its performance in the project and looked forward to the
April 2009 - ATEM Student Service Desk Conference Perth
Unicard Systems has continued the outstanding relationship enjoyed with the tertiary
sector by sponsoring the major Australian Student Service Desk conference held in
April this year.
The Student Service Desk conference in Fremantle was attended by more than 180
delegates and allowed Unicard to thanks its many valuable clients by sponsoring this
March 2009 - Export Success Continues
Unicard Systems has continued the broadening of its sales with export success
to Malaysia and China with custom formatted Mifare card readers. The readers
which were initially designed for use in the demanding and high activity university
environment have proven to be technically outstanding and economically practical in a
number of overseas projects.
The export success was built on strong sales in Australia with one major tertiary
institution now having installed over 1,000 of the M-Series readers.
May 2008 - Unicard Sponsors Association of Tertiary Education Managers Conferences
Unicard Systems has continued the outstanding relationship enjoyed with the tertiary
sector by sponsoring the two major Australian conferences held in May this year. The
Service Desk conference in Brisbane was attended by more than 170 delegates and
allowed Unicard to share its 25th birthday celebrations by sponsoring the major event
dinner themed on a beach party.
May 2008 - Unicard Wins University of Western Sydney ID System Software Tender Commissions for Mid-Year EnrolmentsConferences
Unicard Systems have recently completed the commissioning of ID card software for
the University of Western Sydney with integration into various systems. The installation
of the flagship UNI.Suite Platinum software now brings to twenty-six the number of
Australian universities who receive all or part of their identity, transaction management
or access control needs from Unicard.
April 2008 - Unicard Displays ePay Terminal at Cards Asia 2008 Singapore
Unicard Systems utilising space provided by HID has displayed the latest ePay terminal
at the Cards Asia Expo in Singapore. The ePay terminal was displayed with products
utilising HID components and drew great interest from many visitors to this prestigious
The large and spectacular HID stand was located at the key entrance to the exhibition
and also featured new Fargo products as well the range of other HID products. The
Head of Fargo in the Asia/Pacific Region gave an enthusiastic and fascinating paper
on the release of the new Fargo HDPii instant issuance card printer which has caused
remarkable interest in the banking and finance sector.
March 2008 - Unicard Celebrates 25 Years Service to the Australian Market
Unicard Systems celebrates its 25th year of operation this year and looks forward to
many years more of successful trading.
From modest beginnings in 1983 as a company specialising in boxes on photocopiers
using magnetic stripe cards, Unicard has grown into a dynamic organisation offering
the latest in card technologies and systems to be the leader in identity cards and
Mifare technology in the tertiary education sector.
Unicard now boasts a client list of over 700 organisations around Australia and many
new clients overseas.
Unicard celebrated the event appropriately in this Olympic Year with the first special
export of our M-series Mifare readers to China. The readers which are made in
Australia reflect the commitment to research and development and manufacturing.
December 2007 - Unicard Wins Charles Sturt University Tender
Unicard Systems, after a strenuous process has won all aspects of the Charles Sturt
University tender to install a new complete ID card and account based transaction
management solution. The system integrates into the Banner student management
system as well as the Banner finance database with the additional benefit of encoding
of cards for use with the Cardax access control system at time of card issue.
Charles Sturt University have also chosen the latest Unicard kiosk for Eftpos
transactions for adding value to user accounts.
Unicard will also be installing a unique local university bus payment system utilising the
latest wireless ePay technology.
October 2007 - Darwin office open for business
Unicard Systems are very pleased to advise that the company has opened an office
in Darwin to service our many valuable clients in the Northern Territory and northern
Western Australia. The new premises will hold a range of Unicard and Fargo products
as well comprehensive stocks of consumables and service parts. The Unicard “ID
Onsite” service will also operate from this office to provide services to small and
medium size companies who want to have a professional ID card for staff produced on
September 2007 - Fargo Distribution News
The upgrading of Unicard Systems Pty Ltd to be a Fargo Electronics International
Distributor as well as System Integrator and Partner has seen an unprecedented surge
in business, particularly with access control projects. Scott Sester, Fargo Electronics
International Sales Manager made the announcement just prior to the Australian
Security Industry Association Limited Exhibition and Conference held in Sydney
this year. Unicard can now offer identity and access solutions (including legacy) for
integration that include; General Electric (ARES 5 and ForceField), Cardax, Siemens,
BQT Smax, SALTA and Inner Range (Concept 4000). The new range of Fargo identity
software solutions, Asure ID®, compliments the extensive range of ID solutions
offered by Unicard.
August 2007 - UNI.Suite Platinum chosen by Railcorp
Unicard offers the most sophisticated ID systems made and developed in Australia
including the new UNI.Suite Platinum product which was the selected solution for the
NSW RailCorp tender this year. The RailCorp tender was the largest and most complex
ID system tendered in NSW in the last two years and the awarding of this tender is a
significant reward for the development that Unicard has invested and will continue to
invest in the latest technology ID Systems.
June 2007 - University of Queensland go with TMS
The University of Queensland has enhanced the services available to students with the
installation of the Unicard TMS account system. Students are able to utilise the system
to pay for copying, printing and other services using the card for access and enhancing
the campus experience!
1 December 2006 - Unicard wins Ballarat University ID Card and Cost Recovery tender
Unicard has been announced as the winner of the recent Ballarat University tender, for
a complete ID Card and account based cost recovery solution. Unicard also supplies
Ballarat University it’s W700 mseries mifare readers for door access. The addition
of Unicard’s latest mifare technology now clears the way for Ballarat University to
implement the latest technology in “One Card solutions” available.
25 June 2006 - Unicard wins Melbourne University ID Card tender
Unicard continues to dominate the University ID card market with its latest tender
success. Unicard will be supplying an integrated ID card solution that will be
responsible for all student ID cards. The ID Card system will also be supplying other
University systems with related card information. With an existing Unicard cost
recovery system already installed at the University of Melbourne, the addition of the
new ID Card system will under pin a firm platform for another Unicard “One Card”
30 March 2006 - Unicard wins UTS ID Card tender and successfully implements
Unicard Systems have recently completed commisioning of a complete ID card
production system for the University of Technology Sydney with deep integration into
various systems. The system includes campus wide image capture and card production
facilities. With 10’s of thousands of cards printed,the Unicard system continues to
provide a robust and reliable card production facility.
30 September 2005 - Unicard TMS mifare cost recovery system takes off!
The popularity of the Unicard TMS mifare cost recovery system has been exciting, with
three large organisations placing orders with in the same year of release for installation
during the 4th quarter 2005, and 1st quarter 2006. The installations include mifare
access control, mifare ID card, and mifare cost recovery with ePay wireless options
Unicard are committed to providing the best integrated ID, Access control and cost
recovery systems to the market place.
20 January 2005 - Terminal Management Server - new generation TMS Account / ePurse released!
Unicard Systems have undergone major product development in the last 12 months
and have finally released Unicards new product line up. The new developments include
new Back end server technology, terminals and access readers with entirely new
electronics and a brand new look.
Unicard’s new TMS Cost recovery system has been released and installed with
great success. With seamless system and funds integration into Unicard’s ID Card
production, Access control systems and third party Print control applications such as
pCounter, OCS and PHAROS, and a competitive price. There are no alternatives that
can offer this kind of functionality and integration!!!