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5/26/17 – Upgraded KeyWatcher System reaps benefits for automotive manufacturer

The company adheres to a philosophy of continuous improvement which helps increase efficiency, raise productivity and ensure high quality. This approach goes beyond the manufacturing process, policies and operational procedures to include security systems such as their Morse Watchmans key control and management system. 

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5/24/17 – Upgraded KeyWatcher System: Benefits for Swedish Automotive Manufacturer

Scania AB is known the world over as a premier manufacturer for the automotive industry, with products ranging from engines for use in Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) vehicles and manufactured in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, to a hybrid truck that can make deliveries to downtown Copenhagen during the period when deliveries are restricted. The company is headquartered in Södertälje, Sweden where more than 5,600 employees work in business operations, manufacturing and research and development.

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5/23/17 – Upgraded KeyWatcher System Reaps Efficiency Benefits for Swedish Automotive Manufacturer

“Having experienced the reliability of the original KeyWatcher system, we didn’t have any hesitation in moving forward with the new KeyWatcher Touch system,” said Pentti Heikkinen, From Securitas AB that handles all the administration and service of the Key Watchers for Scania. “The decision was also supported by our trust in and relationship with Key-Control Sweden who were the integrator of record for this installation.”

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4/11/17 – Key management vs. electronic locks

Looking after keys is a tedious task, but ineffective control can literally leave a company’s doors open to crime in various forms. Electronic locks offer a high-tech solution, and modern technologies have even infiltrated the domain of physical keys through innovative key management systems.

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4/11/17 – KeyWatcher Touch Key Management Enhancements

The KeyWatcher® Touch from Morse Watchmans has been enhanced with new features. The key management system is now faster, stronger, and more adaptable to meet and exceed the needs of current and future applications.

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4/10/17 – Morse Watchmans Enhanced Keywatcher Touch

Morse Watchmans, a maker of key control and asset management systems, announces new features to its recently-enhanced Keywatcher Touch. The new features include security and notification upgrades and ease-of-use improvements.

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4/5/17 – Morse Watchmans Demonstrates Enhanced Features and Functionality

Here at ISC West 2017, Morse Watchmans is highlighting the new features of its industry-leading KeyWatcher Touch system that is faster, stronger and more adaptable to meet and exceed the needs of current and future applications.

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4/3/17 – United Airlines at San Francisco Airport Uses KeyWatcher to Keep Up with Tools

There are hundreds of specialized tools used on a daily basis at the United Airlines jet engine rebuild and test facility, a 20-acre maintenance and operations center adjacent to San Francisco International Airport.

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2/11/17 – Morse Watchmans focuses on the gaming sector

At ICE Totally Gaming 2017 earlier this week, Morse Watchmans was showcasing a new generation CPU for its Keywatcher Touch system that is designed to be faster, stronger and more adaptable to meet and exceed the needs of the growing online and offline gaming sectors.

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1/19/17 – Morse Watchmans’ KeyWatcher system helps secure world’s tallest suspension bridge in Istanbul

The recently opened Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, connecting Istanbul’s Asian and European sections across the Bosphorus Strait, is described as the world’s tallest and longest suspension bridge. It is an engineering marvel that also features cutting edge technology for road and traffic safety as well as bridge security, including a Morse Watchmans’ KeyWatcher automated key management system.

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11/1/2016 – Security Today: Key Management

More than ever, the incidents of theft and property crime as well as information security are of greater concern for corporations, universities, hospitals and other large organizations. A comprehensive security plan is first and foremost in addressing many of these concerns. There are, however, a number of factors that go into creating and implementing a security plan that will provide the level of safety and security these facilities need.

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8/24/2016 – asmag.com: Morse Watchmans Enhances Key Security at UK National Oceanography Centre

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is the UK’s largest institution for integrated sea level science, coastal and deep ocean research and technology development. Its more than 2,500 staff, including scientists, engineers and technologists, address key challenges such as sea level change, the oceans’ role in climate change, predicting and simulating the behavior of the oceans through computer modelling, the future of the Arctic Ocean and long-term monitoring technologies.

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8/2016 – Hi-Tech Security: The Key to Mall Security

According to a recent survey by the Opinion Research Corporation (ORC), the shopping centre, in all its variety, has become the great crossroads where visitors go to buy, socialise, play and work. From recreational walking to attending fashion shows to dining and more, few other institutions compare to a shopping centre in today’s culture.

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7/25/2016 – Professional Security: Key Management

As the old saying goes, “To err is human.” Everyone makes mistakes, but some have more far-reaching and even potentially dangerous ramifications than others. In the case of security and its critical mission of protecting people, places and assets, mistakes can lead to losses and potentially cost lives, writes Fernando Pires, VP Sales and Marketing at Morse Watchmans.

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5/02/2016 – Security Solutions: The Key to Physical Access Control

Every facility is safer with the addition of a key control and management system from Morse Watchmans. Physical keys continue to be mission-critical for every type of organization, and Morse Watchmans is dedicated to delivering the best solutions for managing, controlling, tracking and auditing all your keys. KeyWatcher Touch Systems are the access control solution for physical keys. Every key is accounted for at all times, with full tracking, reporting and alerts for your defined incidents. SmartKey™ Locker Systems deliver the same level of accountability for small assets including weapons, cash trays and more.

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3/2016 – Hi-Tech Security: Data Centre Security

The protection of networks and data centres is a growing concern given the recent spate of high profile security breaches and it is forcing organisations into taking serious steps to improve protection. For many businesses, this means implementing a combination of passive and active security measures designed to deter, detect and react against threats.

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3/01/2016 – Security Today: Keep It Simple

Over the past decade, high-tech devices, megapixels, Power over Ethernet, and many other new offerings and improvements have revolutionized the physical security landscape. They have provided the industry with new capabilities at a high level of consistency and performance, and helped to evolve security departments from primarily reactive functions to more proactive team members. Advances in surveillance, access control, monitoring and data management technology have been adopted almost universally, and we are even seeing many of these security solutions migrating to the consumer market in the form of IP cameras, remote locking devices, apps and web-based tools. The Internet of Things (IoT) is sure to take this trend even further in both the commercial and consumer fields. What could possibly go wrong?

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2/23/16 – Security: Integrated Key Control Provides Mission Critical Solution for Emergency Planning

In recent years, many organizations have taken a fresh look at their emergency plans to be sure that they cover the range of potential incidents. While high-profile incidents of terror such as school shootings and bombings at public events have raised this awareness, other events ranging from flooding and power outages to fires and broken water mains have also interrupted operations for a much greater number of businesses.

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2/1/16 – SDM: The ABCs of School Lockdown

Since 1999 when two students shot and killed 13 people and wounded 21 before killing themselves at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., security solutions have been on the radar for secondary schools. In 2012 the tragic shooting of 20 first graders and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., reminded schools around the country just how vulnerable they could be — inside and out — prompting renewed interest in lockdown solutions. But in the rush to placate parents and communities, many schools have put in place systems that were less than thought out. Many others are still in the thinking and planning stages.

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1/2016 – Source Security: IoT-Based Key Management Systems With Access Control Strengthens Risk Management Strategies

Although 2015 seemed like the year of data breaches, it was also the year that the Internet of Things (IoT) achieved real traction. Key management systems and most other advanced security solutions can now be integrated with the networked security system (i.e. identity management, access control, IP video surveillance, intrusion and other systems) to strengthen risk management strategies.

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1/2016 – Source Security: Key Control Technology & Guard Tour Systems Enhancing Security In Healthcare Organizations

The shift from manpower resources to technology as a main line of defense is having a significant impact on an organization’s physical security strategy, and nowhere is this more true than in the medical/healthcare industry. From video surveillance to access control to video management systems, technology solutions are playing an increasingly important role in keeping our hospitals safe for patients, staff and visitors.

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1/13/2016 – Professional Security: Key Control on Campus

Colleges and university campuses are tasked with providing safe and secure places for students, staff and visitors, with protection of school assets. In the United States, the University of Wisconsin (UW) in La Crosse has turned to automated key control, for secure storage for keys.

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