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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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Threshold' badges that "expire" now run on Brother label printers

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by Andrew Jones

Placeholder Data Management Inc.’s market for high-security visitor badges just got bigger. After years of producing time-expiring visitor badges for visitor management software, DMI, makers of Threshold, has just expanded its offering of rolled badges to run on a wider range of label printers. Now developers, resellers, and end-users of visitor management systems can print their visitor badges on Brother direct thermal printers. “Our time-expiring badges have always run on several ...

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6 mistakes when using an
Electronic Visitor Management System

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder When an entrance to an office building, healthcare facility, or school isn’t secure, the facility is vulnerable and ultimately could be liable if something bad happens as a result of negligence. A great way to help secure a facility’s entrance is to use a visitor management system (VMS) to document all visitors. Once the software is set up and in-use, you’ll enjoy the many benefits of the system, such as quick and easy sign-in, secure identification, reliable data access, ...

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Visitor I.D.'s that your employees can really see

Monday, October 17, 2016 by Andrew Jones

PlaceholderOne of the best-kept secrets about our visitor passes is we design them specially to be worn on clothing. This gives them an advantage for two reasons: Our visitor badges don’t fall off. Our visitor badges don’t harm fabric. Every other adhesive visitor badge is made like a shipping label, to stick to cardboard cartons, not shirts, jackets and blouses. Perhaps for that reason many people still don’t like putting any kind of adhesive on their outfits, no matter how ...

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Waiting is unacceptable for patients and visitors

Monday, October 10, 2016 by Andrew Jones

PlaceholderVisitor management solutions add security and minimize wait times. We have all experienced having to wait a long time in a doctor’s office. That experience is compounded when the situation is an emergency. It is easy to find stories online about this problem. Just last month, a man died while waiting for treatment in a Connecticut hospital. Yet, while reducing wait times for patients is a serious challenge for hospitals, they also have to pay attention, as part of the overall ...

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How to prevent theft sooner than later

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 by Andrew Jones

Placeholder Identifying visitors is a better — and quicker — deterrent than you may think, so you may not need a committee to decide on this kind of security solution.  Do you remember “The Junior Mint” episode of the television series “Seinfeld”? Part of the story involved the character “Kramer” wandering the halls of a hospital in search of thin rubber gloves that he could wear while staining the wood in his apartment. He found the kind of ...

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