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We write articles mainly about visitor management, which helps you to know who is (or has been) in your facility. It is just part of an organization’s physical security processes that protect people and property within and around a building or campus.

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Innovator of visitor management systems brings new name and products to GSX

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 by Paul Kazlauskas

PlaceholderIn January of this year Data Management, Inc., owner of Visitor Pass Solutions, launched a new name, confirming its focus in the security industry. The company now goes by the name “THRESHOLD,” a term evocative of its expertise in visitor management systems, with a new tagline, “the gateway to stronger security.” “Our products are the first line of defense for our customers,” said owner and CEO Dan Hincks. “With our help, they ensure that the only ...

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Meaningful and affordable school security improvements that can be implemented before next year

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder School security plays a crucial role in supporting the intellectual, social, and emotional growth of students. There is a lot of pressure on administrators to “get it right” by efficiently spending the budget and making the school as secure as it can be. There are also a multitude of security improvement options to consider. The process of securing the school building and its occupants can be overwhelming. What can a school do to improve its security before the next school year ...

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A busy hospital lobby balances security, health, and efficiency

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by Andrew Jones

PlaceholderThe nearly 1,200 daily visitors to The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, New Jersey, are all required to check in with reception to ensure they have a purpose for being at the facility. The Reception Services Department uses a combination of disposable and reusable “Badge Tags” that helps keep patients and employees safe, prevents guest exposure to toxins, and saves valuable staff resources. The hospital prints adhesive I.D. labels using two computer programs, one for visitors and ...

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7 reasons for using a Visitor Management System

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder Visitor management systems (VMS) are an electronic version of the visitor sign-in sheet (or visitor log book) and are being implemented more frequently in schools, hospitals, and businesses of all kinds. While more expensive than a traditional log book, the VMS offers a more efficient and fool-proof sign-in process. It is the most secure way to sign-in visitors, thus improving building security for the seven reasons listed below. 1. Know who is in your building. Visitor management ...

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7 visitor policy basics to keep your school safe

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder To help ensure the security of your students and staff, we recommend that you badge every visitor to your school. According to Ken Trump, President & CEO of the National School Safety & Security Services, "visitor identification should be mandatory in all schools; visitors should be issued a clearly visible identification tag to be worn at all times that they are on school premises." School security is serious business and visitor identification is just one element that ...

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