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Custom Clocks: Promote Your University's School Spirit this March

Posted by Aron Levandowski on Mar 7, 2018 9:50:42 AM

The frenzy of the NCAA basketball tournament is fast approaching, bringing school spirit to a fevered pitch across America. For the most die-hard fans among us, that means painting our faces in their school's colors.

But there are other kinds of faces you can adorn with school spirit — the ones on your clocks. People who run colleges take great pains to build school pride among students, and the clocks that are in every room across campus represent a great opportunity to build on that approach. People glance at the time all day long, so why not install custom clocks to broadcast a subtle, yet ubiquitous message of togetherness and school spirit?

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Topics: Higher Education, Custom Clocks

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

How Schools Can Use Technology to Improve Emergency Protocols [VIDEO]

Posted by Aron Levandowski on Sep 6, 2017 11:00:10 AM

When there’s an emergency in a school, efficiency and communication become paramount. Working hand-in-hand with the deployment of better emergency notifications is the utilization of high definition visual displays, like the EverAlert Emergency Communication Platform.

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Topics: School Clock Systems, Videos

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

Tech Integrations that Help Schools Communicate in Crisis

Posted by Aron Levandowski on Aug 9, 2017 3:27:28 PM

Remember the school fire drills when you were a kid? Typically, school officials were strategically located throughout the building, barking out evacuation orders as students and teachers streamed out of classrooms.

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Topics: School Clock Systems

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

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