Archive for the ‘NTP Clocks’ Category

Have the Olympics kept pace with precision timing?

Friday, August 10th, 2012

London 2012 will be the 30th modern Olympic Games, and in its 116-year history, UY98UZDDVGGJ the Olympics have gone through many changes. New events have been introduced, records have been broken and different cities have played host to the games, but one constant has remained – the need to time competitors accurately during the different events. (more…)

Using Ethernet NTP Digital Wall Clocks

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Accurate time is more crucial now that it has ever been before. While decades ago, having a wall clock a few minutes fast or slow was no big deal, however, in the modern age, with the internet and global communication, knowing the exact time is crucial for all sorts of organisations. Computer networks, for instance, need to be accurately synchronised to enable communication with other networks, and failing to do so can lead to all sorts of potential errors and problems. (more…)

Precision Made Easy with an NTP POE Wall Clock

Monday, May 14th, 2012

In large organisations, such as schools, colleges, hospitals and businesses, one of the most difficult tasks is to ensure people all know the correct time. When meetings, classes and events rely on everybody arriving at a specific time, if people are late it can have a knock on effect disrupting the rest of the day. The problem is that precise and accurate time is more difficult than it sounds. While placing up wall clocks in highly visible locations will give people an indication as to what time it is, if these clocks are running different times then problems will still occur. (more…)