Card Encoding Engine
Total Cost of Ownership Calculator

Estimated Labor Costs per Hour ($USD)

Amount paid to programmers
Hourly fee to manually generate card proofs
Hourly fee to report to credential management systems and physical access control systems

Estimated Labor Time (Hours per Project)

Number of hours to manually generate card proofs
Number of hours to send reports to credential management systems and physical access control systems

Material Costs per Card ($USD) - Estimated at 1,000 Units

Contact smart card
High-security MRZ printed card
MIFARE card
Printer ribbon
Printer laminate

Software Costs ($USD)

Standard ID card software MSRP
Card Encoding Engine MSRP

Estimated Number of Projects per Year

Contact smart card
High-security MRZ printed card
MIFARE card

Estimated Number of Cards per Project

Contact smart card
High-security MRZ printed card
MIFARE card

Estimated Number of Programming Hours per Project

Contact smart card
High-security MRZ printed card
MIFARE card

Estimated Printing Printing & Encoding Failure Rates (%)

Standard ID card software
Card Encoding Engine