Secure locker systems are deceptively powerful business tools. They can be used for much more than just secure storage, although they’re pretty good at that job, too.
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.
Allowing staff to bring and use their own devices such as laptops, tablets, and smartphones has been adopted by some businesses and is often referred to as a BYOD, “bring your own device”, policy. It’s a trend in today’s business climate as apps, social media, and remote workforces expand. Should you consider adopting a BYOD policy? Here are a few pros, cons, and a device management solution that we think allows for the best of both worlds: BYOD Lockers.
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)?
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.
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.
Global Security Exchange (GSX 2018) is quickly approaching, and 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 2143. There will be lots of exciting things to see, as well as several ground-breaking new products.
We always like to remind people that Real Time Networks tracks more than key control—eliminating the cost and risk of managing keys for companies, campuses, correction facilities and more. We’re also committed to protecting all your secured assets—from weapons to electronic devices to two-way radios.