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EpiSuite Lite

A cost-effective solution for small organizations such as clubs, health care facilities, or businesses where a single person designs and manages badges.

Need to offload large print jobs or service remote offices?
EPISUITE'S remote print feature allows you to send print jobs to

PRICE $795

EpiSuite Comparison


Quickly Design Professional ID Cards
GuardDraw lets you create any number of professional-looking, full-color ID badge designs. You can import eye-catching graphics to use as card backgrounds and personalize your designs with your organization's logo. Link your templates to information and photographs maintained in your cardholder database. Add bar codes or encode magnetic stripes - all within the same software! Even if you're not a design professional, you'll get superb results in minutes with EPISUITE.

Create a Secure Cardholder's Databases
Don't know the first thing about databases? No problem. EPISUITE makes database maintenance a snap. Create your own cardholder records with a single click and simply type in the relevant information. EPISUITE keeps a copy in its database, safe from any tampering. Another click and you can add photographs from existing files, digital cameras and scanners, or capture them live with any camcorder. Need to reprint a lost card? Simply use GuardCard’s powerful search feature and print it again.

Create and Save Customized Reports
Need to know what happened to a badge or review information in your database? GuardTool Reports provides you with the information that you need at the click of a button.

Back-up your Databases and Import Features
GuardTool Database Utilities
Customize, backup, restore, compact and repair your EPISUITE database quickly.

GuardTool Importer
A simple, wizard-driven utility that takes the mystery out of importing information and images directly into EPISUITE, even from databases used by other systems!

  • Runs on Microsoft Windows 95/98, 2000, Me and NT4.0
  • Secures system access with multi-user, password-protected operator accounts
  • Supports most industry standard image file formats *
  • Unlimited number of records **
  • Searches for and sorts database records according to user-definable parameters
  • Includes all type of bar codes support and the encoding of all three magnetic stripe tracks ***
  • One card per person record

* All types: BMP, JPEG, LZW, Monochrome compressed, DataCard Signature

* NO record limits imposed by EPISUITE

*** All types: Code 3 of 9, Extended Code 3 of 9, Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 93, Extended Code 93, UPC-A, UPC-E10, UPC-E06, UPC-E16, EAN 13, EAN 8, Code 128 Auto, Code 128a, Code 128b, Code 128c, Codabar, MSI Plessey, UCC-128, POSTNET, PDF417 (2D barcode)

  • Includes full database importing, maintenance and support utilities
  • Includes complete card design and cardholder database modules
  • Stores a single image type
  • Includes a powerful report generator
  • Capture photos using a digital camera, scanner or video camera
  • Prints on both sides of card (duplex printing), prints multiple cards per sheet and also prints IDs in batches
  • Remote printing to EPIWEB service bureau

  • Optional:
    Frame or video grabber board. Must be compatible with Video for Windows or TWAIN, and also with the SVGA card
System Requirements


  • Windows 98SE / Me / XP Professional
    -Pentium Class Computer (32 MB RAM)

  • Windows NT 4.0
    - Pentium Class Computer (32 MB RAM)

  • Windows 2000 Professional
    - Pentium Computer 133 MHz (64 MB RAM)

    Based on Microsoft Win-32 API
Other Requirements

  • CD-ROM drive

  • 25 MB free space for application
    in stand alone install

  • 45 MB for application install on a
    server and 20 MB for workstations

  • 20 KB per person record

  • 100 Bytes temp space
    per record (Database)

  • 16-bit color or higher SVGA graphics
    with 800 x 600 screen resolution

  • 1 parallel port

  • Mouse