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Aiphone IX series 2 video Intercoms deployed by French-language college to improves security

La Cité, Ontario’s largest French-language college, recently upgraded parking lot security on its main Ottawa campus with the installation of 15 IX Series 2 video intercom assistance (or emergency) towers from Aiphone, the international manufacturer of intercom and security communication products. With the press of a button, the towers enable students, staff, and visitors to directly communicate with the campus security staff. The towers’ embedded megapixel cameras provide se...

Aiphone promotes Brad Kamcheff to the position of marketing manager

Aiphone Corp., the international manufacturer of intercom and security communications products, announces Brad Kamcheff, an accomplished, long-time employee, has been promoted to the position of marketing manager. He will be responsible for leading the Aiphone marketing team to facilitate successful corporate communications, events and collateral, leveraging marketing resources in support of sales strategies, and to grow Aiphone’s position in the marketplace utilising market and competito...

Aiphone’s updated online design tool QuikSpec provides ease of acquiring information on intercom products

Aiphone, an international manufacturer of intercom and security communication products, has updated its popular QuikSpec™ online design tool making it easier for specifiers and installers to find product information required to accurately design and assemble intercom products. The free tool includes all available wiring and other documentation, instructions and product specifications to make an Aiphone system bid quick and easy to prepare and submit. Revamped pages are designed to run fas...

Aiphone unveils new Elite Dealer incentive program for qualified dealers

Aiphone, global international manufacturer of intercom and security communication products, announces its new Elite Dealer program that offers qualified dealers a range of incentives designed to help them grow their businesses. Aiphone Elite Dealer program Effective April 1, 2019, the program offers four award levels – Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum with each program tier designed to meet the needs of Aiphone dealers with businesses of various sizes. Aiphone Elite Dealer benefits vary...

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...