Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - shares
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2016
Aug. 09, 2016
Document And Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name ID SYSTEMS INC  
Entity Central Index Key 0000049615  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2016  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   13,807,433
Trading Symbol IDSY  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016