Elite security and customisation

SwiftHolo is a high impact public recognition security feature that combines strong brand identity with overt and covert authentication to elevate the security of any plastic card. Swift Holo features are a part of a ‘multi-level - total security’ approach to card design.

  • Collaboration with the leaders in the field of security feature application systems
  • UK manufacturing with QA, compliance & standards
  • Global presence in over 100 countries
  • Proven technology, first introduced to the market in 1987 and evolved to meet ‘on demand’ document issuing requirements
  • Expanded in the ID Card market with an exclusive offering and capabilities to offer unique customised security features
  • Already secures documents of value in thousands of applications
  • Provides solutions that enable the end-user to control critical aspects of their security document and card issuing program.

Strong and trusted brand identity

SwiftHolo can be tailored to your individual brand and identity -
a feature that is truly integrated and enhances your brand image.

A consistent and trusted identity with elevated security in one feature.

Elevated security and instant authentication

SwiftHolo features are directly applied and embedded into the card and have a number of unique customisable elements. Entirely complimentary and compatible with KIS Global's product range.

SwiftHolo features allow quick and simple authentication of the card.

Market Applications
and global install base

With KIS Global’s range of security features incorporated into customers card program worldwide, from government, hospitality, education to secure documentation. We have our products being used in over 100 countries in thousands of applications worldwide.

Combine our world-leading Swiftpro K-Series Retransfer printer with SwiftHolo to a genuinely compelling solution.  Please speak to one of our Security Specialists on how KIS Global solution can support your card program today and in the future.

Higher Security

  • Government Documents
  • Certificates
  • Travel visas
  • National ID
  • Passport
  • Driving Licences
  • Voter ID
  • Identity Cards
  • Access Cards
  • Credit and Debit Cards

Lower Security

  • Loyalty Cards
  • Membership Cards
  • Travel Cards
  • Retail Gift Vouchers
  • Warranty Documents

Global Install Base

  • Republic of Ireland – Land registry Tax collection system
  • Africa – Banking, Customs, Tax collection, Ministry of Interior & Transport Authorities
  • Europe & South America - driving licence projects
  • UK - Benefits agency project
  • South America – National ID card issuing
  • USA - Inauguration ID card issuing
  • Australasia - Seaport and Airport ID card issuing
  • GCC & Worldwide - Embassies & Consulates visa issuing

Customisable Elevated Security & Durability

Swiftholo features are designed to provide both Level One & Two authentication features for the customer in one product. Swiftholo features can be applied on top of the card/laminate. Underneath the laminate (longer life cards up to 3 years)

Level 1 Security

We offer our customers the ability to enhance their card program by adding a customisation level to their card program to make this more unique, secure and deter counterfeiting. KISG approach to high security is paramount and recognised in the solutions it presents to its customers. Therefore, providing peace of mind, a strong deterrent to criminals, and aesthetically looking security features on their ID1 Card program.

Security features

• Primary standard or customised logo view
• Holographic mirco-text
• Narrow viewing angle authentication

Level 2 Security

A silver or gold feature with two options.

Security features

• Primary logo view
• Holographic mirco-text
• Narrow viewing angle authentication
• Reverse lit covert security thread


Level 2 Sercurity thread

Level 2 SwiftHolo features include a covert security thread that can only be seen once the feature is lit from behind using a torch or light from a smart phone.

The security thread adds a unique level of personalisation and authentication to the card application.

SwiftHolo Authentication

All SwiftHolo features incorporate quick and simple authentication methods of overt visual imagery alongside more sophisticated covert features (requiring more detailed examination). The overt feature authentication is shown below.

Primary view logo

Chosen design is visible.

Holographic micro-text view

Micro-text changes colour as the feature is tilted from left to right.

Narrow viewing angle

Authentication view becomes visible once the feature is titled from top to bottom.

SwiftHolo Technical Specifications

  • Typical hologram stamping speed up to 500 impressions per hour depending on SwiftHolo settings

  • Card Size ISO 7810 Format, CR80, ID-1

  • Card Material: PVC, PC, PET, PET-G

  • Maximum card thickness 5mm

  • Minimum card thickness 0.10mm

  • AMPS - 2.3 Amps (110V)

  • Hz - 50/60

  • Volts AC (V) - 220/240 V AC

  • Strong impression system with adjustable die head to allow a very accurate level impression

  • Impression pressure up to 1000 KG

  • Impression time from 0 to 1000 Milliseconds

  • Height 370mm

  • Width 430mm

  • Depth 410mm

  • Weight 29.5 KG

  • Temperature range 50 - 150 degrees centigrade

  • Heat-up cycle time 3 minutes

  • Maximum foil width 25mm

  • Maximum foil roll 100mm diameter

  • Maximum foil waste collection 100mm diameter

  • Hologram positional tolerance +/- 0.25mm

  • Hologram registration mark 5 x 5mm

  • Bi-directional centred on image recommended

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