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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

Medication in Schools: Why Synchronized Time Is Vital

Posted by Aron Levandowski on Apr 24, 2019 11:29:25 AM

Do you feel like you have a lot to keep track of in your life? Maybe you have to remember to drop off and pick up the kids from school. Perhaps you have some dry cleaning to pick up once in a while. And most of us have bills that need to be paid at certain times of the month.

That's likely only scratching the surface, but you probably aren't responsible for making sure dozens of kids are taking their vital medication on time throughout the day. Unless you're a school nurse. Nurses don't just take temperatures and soothe upset stomachs all day; they're tasked with keeping a meticulous schedule for administering any medication that the students might require.

It's another example of how a synchronized clock system can prove indispensable, because when it's your job to make sure kids are taking their medicine on time, you want to be sure your clocks are keeping the right time, too.

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Topics: School Clock Systems, Synchronized Clock Systems

4 Reasons to Support Better School Clocks in Your Budget or Bond

Posted by Aron Levandowski on Apr 17, 2019 10:08:40 AM

To give your students the best chance possible to succeed, you can't overlook the little things. Don't believe it? Just take a look at the wall — and the clock that's on it. Schools operate on a set schedule, and the quality of your clocks plays a crucial role in maintaining that schedule. You likely don't think of clocks as an essential piece of your curriculum or program, but you may not realize how much a faulty clock system can sabotage the productivity of a school day.

Fighting for part of any school's budget is no easy task, but the payoffs of better school clocks can have a lasting effect on your students, your classroom, your colleagues and your school. Here are 4 reasons why you should support better school clocks in your upcoming budget or bond:

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Topics: School Clock Systems

Top 5 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Wireless Clock System for Your School

Posted by Aron Levandowski on Apr 10, 2019 12:40:07 PM

It started with the TV remote, then the cordless phone, then the Wi-Fi router and the Bluetooth speakers. The wires that used to tether us to the rest of the world are slowly disappearing – and for good reason.

They're the same reasons wireless clocks have become the most popular choice for people picking out a new synchronized clock system: convenience, utility, and simplicity. Wireless clock systems are suitable for a vast range of building types, are a snap to install, require minimal maintenance, and can actually be a cost savings over older technologies.

But there are a lot of wireless clock systems to choose from. Here are five factors to consider when evaluating your options.

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Topics: School Clock Systems

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

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