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Shannon Arnold

Shannon Arnold is the VP of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships at Real Time Networks.

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Real Time Networks to Reveal New Features at GSX 2019

By Shannon Arnold on Sep 3, 2019

The GSX 2019 conference is almost here. Running September 8th-12th at McCormick Place in Chicago, this could be the largest GSX yet. And this year Real Time Networks is proud to debut a range of upgraded features for our key, asset, and people management solutions. Here are some highlights, but make sure to come see them for yourself at Booth 2153!

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101 on Asset Tracking Technology (or "Content Surveillance")

By Shannon Arnold on Jul 2, 2019

What is Content Surveillance? When should you use it, and when shouldn’t you use it?

The real power of the business and physical security solutions that we develop lies in how they integrate together. Possibly the best example of this is the content surveillance system available in our AssetTracer smart lockers for asset tracking. It connects physical asset lockers with centralized management software and our other real-time security systems. Whole new workflows are possible when these tools are integrated together.

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Key Control Helps Reduce a Major Telecom's Fleet Expenses 28%

By Shannon Arnold on Jun 25, 2019

Real Time Results — A Series of Confidential Case Studies

This case study is part of a new ongoing series that gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most challenging and sensitive business problems Real Time Networks has helped solve. The clients are confidential. The results are real.

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Ultimate 2019 Real Time Location System (RTLS) Tech Guide

By Shannon Arnold on May 29, 2019

It seems like two or three new wireless technologies are announced every year. And most are touted as the perfect tool to run a Real Time Location System (RTLS).

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Our Top 6 Creative Uses for Smart Lockers

By Shannon Arnold on May 15, 2019

There’s a reason that we call our asset lockers ‘smart lockers’. When people think ‘asset locker’ they often just envision storage space. But they can be much more.

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Best Practices for Emergency Evacuation Planning

By Shannon Arnold on May 7, 2019

When It Comes to Emergency Mustering, Keep It Simple

Emergencies can’t be predicted, they can only be planned for. But if your plan is so complicated that it’s distracting during evacuations, you might as well have no plan at all. The best plans are both thorough in the range of events they cover and clear to follow.

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The Importance of Physical Key Management

By Shannon Arnold on Apr 30, 2019

It may seem obvious put this way, but if physical keys give access to your organization’s spaces, assets, and people, than they should get as much protection as those spaces, assets, and people. There are very real financial and operational risks if you don’t know who is going where with your keys.

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4 Aspects of Hotel Security Solutions that Matter

By Shannon Arnold on Apr 23, 2019

Identifying the best security tools that actually align with your hotel’s needs can be challenging. Even just researching new systems can feel like wading through a sea of buzzwords. RFID, analytics, IoT. It’s frustrating trying to figure out what’s actually relevant for your particular facility.

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Ultimate 2019 Physical Security Credentials Guide

By Shannon Arnold on Apr 16, 2019

Digital and physical attacks remain on the rise. That makes the authentication methods that your organization uses to secure its assets and facilities more critical than ever.

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Aloft Liverpool Hotel's Key Management Challenges

By Shannon Arnold on Apr 2, 2019

Historic Buildings, Modern Problems 

Aloft Liverpool located in city center Liverpool, England had a lot going for it. In just five short years it had established itself as a boutique destination hotel in an up and coming corner of the City Center district. Within walking distance of museums, concert halls, Liverpool’s Conference Center, and the scenic River Mersey, Aloft had turned the deteriorating Royal Insurance Building and surrounding area into an attractive mixture of “history and modernity,” as they liked to say.

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