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Wireless Clocks, Motors, EverAlert and More! Get our New On-Demand Webinar Series!

Posted by Aron Levandowski on Jun 26, 2019 10:53:00 AM

We know there are a lot of factors when it comes to choosing the right clocks or clock technology for your building. That’s why we created our
Clock School On-Demand Webinar Series.


  • Brief, helpful webinars that get you the most
    important information
  • Recommendations and resources for next steps
  • Real-world examples


Go here to get any of these webinars….


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Topics: Clock Maintenance and Repairs, School Clock Systems, Wireless Clock Systems, EverAlert

Get the Critical KRACK Vulnerability Patch for your Wi-Fi Clocks

Posted by Aron Levandowski on Jan 10, 2018 9:59:08 AM

This fall, a vulnerability was found in Wi-Fi’s WPA security protocol. In plain English, this means that it’s possible for hackers to get into your network (and therefore into your private data) through any Wi-Fi device. All modern Wi-Fi networks are at risk – not just certain products or devices. The flaw was dubbed KRACK: Key Reinstallation Attack. 

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Topics: News

Why Branding is Important and How Wi-Fi Logo Clocks Can Help

Posted by Aron Levandowski on Jan 3, 2018 11:14:02 AM

What's the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of golden arches, a muscular bald man in a white T-shirt," a small light blue bird, or  the phrase, "finger-lickin' good? You likely said McDonald's, Mr. Clean, Twitter, and KFC without much thought. As you can see, branding is a strong part of how a consumer will see a business, but it's not just for big-name companies. Branding is a smart choice no matter what size your company is.

There are many ways to brand your business from fostering brand identity and encouraging name recognition with a unique color scheme or a thematic approach to interior design. And there are a variety of benefits to putting some time and money into branding. Here are some of the ways branding can boost your company in customer's minds and how wi-fi logo clocks can help.

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Topics: Logo Clocks

From Logos to Materials: How to Create Personalized Clocks with American Time

Posted by Aron Levandowski on Nov 22, 2017 11:42:56 AM

Can you imagine a world without branding? How would we identify our favorite products, businesses, and schools if they didn't have distinct colors and logos? Done well, those colors and fonts build up an identity and help create loyalty. Think about students and alumni wearing school spirit wear or the number of employees who proudly wear logoed clothing and you get the picture.

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Topics: Logo Clocks

When is Daylight Savings Time and How Do You Prepare?

Posted by Aron Levandowski on Nov 1, 2017 4:34:20 PM

Daylight Saving Time (DST) is coming to an end Nov. 5 throughout the U.S. — except in those places like Hawaii and most of Arizona where DST isn't practiced. It's time to set our clocks back to Standard Time. While this might cause your body's internal clock to go haywire, it shouldn't cause your company operations to be chaotic as well. Here are a few tips to prepare for the end of Daylight Saving Time.

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Topics: Daylight Saving Time

The Benefits of the New Electric Powered Wi-Fi Clocks

Posted by Aron Levandowski on Oct 11, 2017 9:29:00 AM

In the synchronized clock industry, there are a lot of options to choose from if you’re considering a build out or upgrade to your facility. Think about clocks from the schools you went to as a kid: they were most likely wired, received an accurate time signal from a master clock, and were in-sync with a bell system for class changes. That may be the most common time system we can think of, but the technology and methods by which we keep time are changing. It may be time to re-think the traditional clock network, with Wi-Fi leading the way.

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Topics: Wi-Fi Clock Systems

What Type of File Works for Custom Logo Clocks? [VIDEO]

Posted by Aron Levandowski on Aug 16, 2017 3:53:11 PM

It’s important to know what type of file to send for preparation of custom logo printing to ensure that the final product looks it’s best. In this video, Aron Levandowski walks us through the types of files and the differences between them.

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Topics: School Clock Systems, Videos

Emergency Communications: Why Visual Alerts are Better [VIDEO]

Posted by Aron Levandowski on Jun 28, 2017 12:56:54 PM

When emergencies happen in a school, the safety of the students is the number one concern for teachers and administrators. Emergencies typically include fire alarms, weather warnings, and unfortunately, school lockdowns.

No matter what kind of emergency it is, clear communication is extremely important. That is why emergency alert systems that use visual alerts are more effective than your typical audio alerts seen in schools. Fred from American Time is here to tell you why visual alerts are better when it comes to emergency communication — and in regular school routines too.

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Topics: School Clock Systems, Videos

The Terminology for Wired and Wireless Clocks [VIDEO]

Posted by Aron Levandowski on May 10, 2017 3:05:10 PM

At a quick glance, you may not notice the characteristics of the clock in your classroom, office, or facility. Would you be able to tell if the clock next to your desk is a wired or wireless system? You probably have no idea and quite honestly why would you if that clock is doing a great job with keeping accurate time. The terminology isn’t something you pay attention to, but that’s what we’re here for. In this video, we explain the terminology you should know for wired and wireless clocks, making your decision to purchase a system or repair a system that much better informed.

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Topics: Videos, Wi-Fi Clock Systems, Wireless Clock Systems

Choosing Between Network and System Clocks [VIDEO]

Posted by Aron Levandowski on Apr 12, 2017 9:33:02 AM

When looking at buying a new clock system, it is important to understand the difference between network clocks and system clocks. Deciding between the two will depend on how you plan to use your clock and how your building is wired and constructed. Here is an explanation of what each one does, and a few tips to consider when choosing between network and system clocks.

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Topics: Wired Clock Systems, Videos, Wi-Fi Clock Systems

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