Morse Watchmans features emergency key grab kit at education conference

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Morse Watchmans has revealed that it is showcasing its Emergency Key Grab (EKG) Kit at the 2024 Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando, Florida.

The company highlights that this solution centers around its proprietary electronic key control system and includes additional materials and support required to provide first responders with fast, secure access to keys in the event of a school lockdown or emergency.

Key grab kit

“We introduced the EKG last year to meet schools’ needs for both a swift emergency response and a secure storage space for essential keys,” said Tim Purpura, Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing, Morse Watchmans.

“We look forward to showcasing this solution at our very first FETC as we believe it has the potential to positively change how schools around the country formulate both their emergency response and key control plans.”

The key grab Kit is a solution consisting of new and exclusive Morse Watchmans products and materials, including:

  • A 1-module or greater KeyWatcher Touch System, Morse Watchmans’ flagship system
  • Color-coded SmartKeys and KeyRing with Hubs
  • Unique KeyWatcher System First Response KeyRing Identification Label
  • Educational materials: Implementing Key Control in K-12 Schools Tip Sheet and K-12 Schools
  • Key control playbook hardcopies
  • One-on-one educational training from Morse Watchmans
  • Template and guidelines for writing a K-12 school district key control policy

School security

According to Morse Watchmans, using the key grab kit materials, schools can ensure that emergency keys are securely housed and readily accessible to local first responders. 

With the featured KeyWatcher Touch System, critical school keys are securely stored within individual compartments with each key uniquely assigned and tracked using the included SmartKeys and KeyRing.

With a unique PIN code or other designated credential, responding officers or school resource officers (SROs) can swiftly retrieve the required keys, such as those for locked classrooms or secured areas, enabling them to enter and address the situation promptly.

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