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Matt Belo

Matt formerly was the Inbound Marketing Coordinator for Real Time Networks.

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Thank You for Making 2018 a Great Year!

By Matt Belo on Dec 18, 2018

With 2018 drawing to a close, and a holiday season quickly approaching, we wanted to take this time to thank you for your continued business, loyalty and support. We strive every day to exceed expectations and, thanks to your continued feedback, we have introduced some brand new features and products to better help and serve you. Our priority is to offer the absolute best experience when it comes to Key and Asset Management. 

Let's use this opportunity to kick-back and take a look at a few of the things that made 2018 special.

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3 Types of Insider Threats and How to Protect Against Them

By Matt Belo on Dec 11, 2018

Every organization worries about insider threats and insider attacks, and with good reason. Enterprise security surveys over the last decade have consistently shown between 50% and 60% of reported thefts and other losses annually have originating internally.

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Hotel Tablets - How to Manage Electronic Devices

By Matt Belo on Nov 27, 2018

By its very nature, the service industry is in a constant search for ways to improve and optimize the customer experience. Quicker sign in, improved staff workflow, and offering a personalized experience for each customer are all ways hotels aim to set themselves apart in an increasingly competitive industry. As a result, they’re turning to new methods and technologies to give themselves a competitive edge; the most recent trend we’re seeing in hotels and hospitality is the usage of handheld tablets, phones and iPods to staff members, concierges, and directly into rooms for customer use. The initiative has been put in place to enable staff to better serve customers and to help remain engaged in their day-to-day work. So you can expect a bit more than a mint on your pillow next time when you check into your hotel room for your next trip.  

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KeyTracer RFID Key Fob Torture Test

By Matt Belo on Nov 19, 2018

No Key Fobs were harmed in the making of this video.
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7 Reasons Why Law Enforcement Offices Are Using Electronic Lockers

By Matt Belo on Oct 30, 2018

Police and Law Enforcement Officers rely on a wide range of equipment to complete their every day job. Aside from relying on firearms and safety equipment, they deal with evidence, seized narcotics, and many objects that have unique storage requirements. Law Offices need to ensure the security, safety, accountability and reliability of every weapon, communication device, and items of interest that comes through the front door. As theft continues to increase, law officials are turning to tools that help them better manage dangerous assets, and to maintain proper chain of custody for evidence.

Police require control over a large number of varied items, and strict requirements on managing and tracking who has possession over them. Lockers are necessary to keep Firearms, Equipment, Pepper Spray, Evidence or hazardous items locked up and out of the wrong hands. They ensure the control and tracking of Assets and Equipment needed every day on the job, and assist with the tagging and filing of evidence. But many Law Enforcement Offices are now taking things a step further and implementing Electronic Smart Lockers, for higher security, more precise access control, better accountability, and additional tracking. 

What is an Electronic Asset Locker (or Smart Locker)?

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The True Cost of Asset Loss in a Digital World

By Matt Belo on Oct 23, 2018

As we all know, theft and asset loss are an unfortunate part of running a business. According to recent studies, 25% of employees have lost important assets relating to their job, and shoplifting combined with Employee Fraud and Theft cost retailers nearly $50 billion last year. While there are many tools to mitigate this loss, human error will always be present among even the most careful employees. 

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See you at Security Canada 2018 in Toronto!

By Matt Belo on Oct 19, 2018

Join us at Security Canada Central, the largest and most important security show in Canada this year at the Toronto Congress CentreWe wanted to personally invite our valued customers and followers to come visit us at the show. You can find us at Booth #333.

Topics: Announcement
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Key Fobs with a Lifetime Guarantee! See KeyTracer at G2E 2018

By Matt Belo on Sep 21, 2018

Key Management Systems are designed to keep your keys safe and secured. However, the main issue with many keys on the market is that they rely on metal contact. These attract rust, grime dust... and after hours of daily use... I'm sure you can imagine how well they work.

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KeyTracer has been rebranded as Real Time Networks!

By Matt Belo on Sep 20, 2018

Say "Hello" to Real Time Networks

You may have noticed that recent communications with us have been from Real Time Networks. We're very excited and happy to announce that KeyTracer has undergone a corporate rebranding, and is now part of the Real Time Networks family of products. You can continue to purchase the industry-leading RFID KeyTracer Key Control and Management Systems, but KeyTracer is now part of a larger suite of integrated security solutions.

Topics: Announcement
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Come See the Latest AssetTracer Smart Lockers at IACP 2018!

By Matt Belo on Sep 11, 2018

The International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference is quickly approaching. We wanted to take this time to personally invite our valued customers and followers to come visit us at the show. You can find us at Booth 1470. There will be lots of exciting things to see, as well as several ground-breaking new products.

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