In the US, Canada, and across the world, stories of mishandled criminal evidence are all too common. Each case further erodes the public’s trust in the criminal justice system.
Some businesses are content to simply use a pegboard and the honor system to manage keys. Other businesses find using an electronic key management system to be more effective. And then there are businesses that need an additional layer of control to ensure that their physical keys never leave the building.
Real Time Networks has acquired Real Time Location, Ltd., a leading supplier of people and asset tracking solutions in the UK. Real Time Location was established in 2012 with headquarters located in Barnsley, England., and boast a number of Fortune 1000 clients.
The Need for Better Key Tracking
Every product seems to have ‘smart’ slapped on the front of its name lately. It may not come as a surprise that many of them aren’t smart at all. But believe it or not, there is an actual definition for a ‘smart’ technology. And they’re very effective at what they do.
Business everywhere may be going digital, but physical keys will be part of security plans for a long time to come. And for good reason. Lock and key security provides an excellent level of security and access control, and it’s affordable for businesses of all sizes.
The opioid crisis continues to worsen across North America. And as it does, hospitals and EMS agencies continue to struggle with drug diversion.
Probably one of the most complicated and unpredictable components of business security is managing the human element. In business security, people are both an asset and a liability. And they have a way of ruining even the best security plans.
Lessons from a Correctional Facility Going Paperless
Real Time Networks has helped law enforcement agencies deploy AssetTracer smart lockers for a variety of different reasons. Some facilities are interested in securing firearms and equipment when they’re not in use. Others care about managing chain of custody for their evidence kits or inmate belongings.
Real Time Networks recently announced its new partnership with VIZpin. We’re really excited to offer VIZpin’s mobile credential access control technology as an authentication option in our KeyTracer and AssetTracer management systems!