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Kimberly Kapustein joins Aiphone as meeting event and trade show planner

Kimberly Kapustein has joined Aiphone, the international manufacturer of intercom and entry security products, as the company’s meeting event and trade show planner. She will be responsible for strategic event planning including the management and coordination of all trade shows and meetings. She will also handle promotional products for Aiphone events. Kapustein comes to Aiphone from SanMar, a supplier of imprintable apparel and accessories, where she was responsible for planning company...

How does the residential/smart home market impact commercial security?

The residential/smart home market is undergoing revolutionary transformation, with a flood of new products and technologies helping to make our homes more connected, easier to manage and, yes, smarter. These massive steps forward provide challenges, and also opportunities, for the security industry, which has played a major role in protecting homes and residents for decades. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: How are changes in the residential/smart home market impacting securit...

Aiphone IX Series and Software House C•CURE 9000 integrate for enhanced access control and incident management

Aiphone, a manufacturer of intercom and entry security products, has announced Johnson Controls’ approval of Aiphone IX Series video intercom integration with its latest Software House C•CURE 9000 access control and event management platform. Adding the integration package allows all IX Series video intercom components to be used within the Software House C•CURE 9000 platform. IX Series door intercom events can create changes on a C•CURE 9000 visual site map and trigger thi...

Aiphone enhances emergency tower design for accurate incident management

Aiphone Corp., a manufacturer of intercom and entry security products, has announced enhancements to its emergency enclosure products. Towers and wall boxes now feature built-in UL Listed electrical boxes to easily satisfy local electrical codes. The new modular tower designs also include an optional CCTV camera arm module. Now a second camera can be mounted to the top of the towers, providing security personnel with a second line of sight to more accurately assess and respond to situation...

Aiphone upgrades GT series multi-tenant video intercom with remote programming, NFC updates and multi-building communication features

Aiphone Corp., the international manufacturer of intercom and entry security products, announced upgrades to its popular GT Series multi-tenant video intercom featuring hassle-free, quick system programming and staff communication between multiple buildings. Convenience is enhanced as dealers and/or building management can remotely update tenant directories using a logical network. Updating tenant names and dialing numbers can also be accomplished onsite using an NFC-equipped Android phone or t...

How are open standards driving the security intercom market?

Part 4 in our Intercoms in Security Series The ONVIF standard makes it simple to integrate the intercom with other ONVIF-compliant video management systems, access control solutions, and cameras Open standards are enabling new capabilities in the intercom market, some of it driven by the transition to systems based on Internet protocol (IP). Today’s most-used phrase in the intercom business is interoperability, given that the intercom is integrated with solutions s...

Innovation in the intercom market drives more access control capabilities

Part 3 of our Intercoms in Security Series: Zenitel’s Call Access Panel manages intelligible critical communications through a security operations centre or control room Greater connectivity, security software enhancements, more customisation, and better sound quality are some of the enhancements driving the intercom market.An advantage now offered on Code Blue’s emergency speakerphones include self-diagnosing software that monitors the status of the phones an...

Intercoms increasingly popular in education, campuses and multi-tenant housing markets

Part 1 in our Intercoms in Security Series Lambert-St. Louis International Airport uses Code Blue intercoms Organisations are demanding a new level of interoperability among mission-critical security systems. Intelligible audio, the ability to hear, be heard and be understood, is critical to communication, which is essential to the core security processes within an organisation, as well as to emergency situations. Intelligible audio provides a platform to optimise various...

Aiphone upgrades GT Series multi-tenant video entry intercom system

GT Series upgrade has improved video quality, new slim tenant stations and VMS recording connectivity available Aiphone, the international manufacturer of intercom and entry security products, announces technology upgrades to its most popular product line, the GT Series multi-tenant video entry intercom system. New video entry system features Improved video camera quality in three new video entrance stations makes identifying visitors easier and more precise than ever. Two...

Aiphone launches IX-PA IP addressable paging adaptor for IX Series network security system

The IP Addressable adaptor pages up to 50 stations for faster and more effective emergency communication Aiphone announced the release of the IX-PA IP addressable paging adaptor for their IX Series, a network-based communications and security system. The IX-PA paging adaptor allows any IX Series master station or IX Mobile app to page up to 50 stations as well as making it easier to integrate with third-party amplifiers. The adaptor provides both a 600 ohm output to connect t...

Aiphone’s QuikSpec helps system specifiers design and assemble emergency systems

Aiphone's QuikSpec solution generates a complete equipment list based on the answers to a few questions Aiphone Corp., an international manufacturer of intercom and entry security products, has updated QuikSpec, a free online design tool to help system specifiers easily and accurately design and assemble complete emergency systems using both the Aiphone IS Series and IX Series. QuikSpec features The solution generates a complete equipment list based on the answers to a few q...

Aiphone introduces IX, an IP network based intercom system for communication with infinite number of doors

Aiphone has launched IX, a new IP network based intercom system which provides communication with an infinite number of doors and is designed to interact with other IP devices and security systems. The IX system offers video entry security, internal communication, emergency stations and multicast paging. All of these functions can be implemented between remote locations over large areas and distances, making IX an ideal solution for any type of application involving multiple locations such as a...