Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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Document and Entity Information (USD $)
In Millions, except Share data, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2011
Mar. 23, 2012
Jun. 30, 2011
Entity Registrant Name ID SYSTEMS INC    
Entity Central Index Key 0000049615    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Trading Symbol idsy    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   12,060,988  
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2011    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2011    
Entity Well-Known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Public Float     $ 44.5