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Aiphone launches WL-11 wireless video doorbell with DECT technology

The recently introduced Aiphone WL-11 wireless video doorbell has been equipped with an impressive list of user-friendly features which, together with the communication brand’s enviable reputation for reliability, should enable it to achieve a significant share of the fast-growing home security market. The Aiphone WL-11, which requires no wiring and runs off six AA-size batteries, is designed to be installed by homeowners with no technical expertise. As a replacement for an existing doorb...

Aiphone announces next generation of video intercoms with SIP compatibility and enhanced CCTV control

Aiphone, the international manufacturer of intercom and security communication products, announces the next generation of video intercoms has arrived with the IX Series 2 Peer-to-Peer Video Intercoms. The new intercoms offer Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) compatibility, enhanced CCTV control, line supervision, backwards compatibility with the original IX Series and many more features and benefits to help create safer buildings with increased system flexibility. End users can create more effi...

Does “security technology” cover the broader application possibilities of today’s systems?

The concept of how security systems can contribute to the broader business goals of a company is not new. It seems we have been talking about benefits of security systems beyond “just” security for more than a decade. Given the expanding role of technologies in the market, including video and access control, at what point is the term “security” too restrictive to accurately describe what our industry does? We asked the Expert Panel Roundtable for their responses to this p...

Aiphone launches improvements to IX2 IP intercom and security system

Aiphone has announced significant improvements to its full IP IX intercom and security solution. The new and upgraded features built into the new IX2 series include improved audio and camera functionality, large touch screen monitors and communication with up to 9,999 door stations. IX2 IP intercom and security solution “With no server or licence fees, the IX2 system offers highly affordable P2P full IP video entry security, internal communication and multicast paging,” said Wyatt...

Aiphone appoints Harvey Williams as General Sales Manager for United Kingdom

Aiphone, a global market manufacturer of intercom, video door entry and IP based integrated security solutions, appoints Harvey Williams as its new UK General Sales Manager. Harvey is a seasoned sales professional whose career within the electronic security industry spans 29 years. For the last three years he has been Area Sales Manager for Videx, whilst he has also previously performed sales management roles for Fermax, Geoquip and Raytel. Ensuring potential customers “I am delighted t...

Aiphone emergency towers help Toronto’s Baycrest Health Sciences improve employee and visitor safety

Baycrest Health Sciences, a Toronto-based global leader in geriatric healthcare and research – with a special focus on brain health and aging – recently installed Aiphone IX Series emergency towers in its 500-space parking lot to improve the safety and security of employees and visitors. Aiphone emergency towers The Baycrest campus facility includes a 330-bed hospital, 472-bed long-term care and 171- unit residential assisted living facility and the internationally recognised Rotma...

Aiphone visible emergency call points protect students at Dundee University

Dundee University is installing highly visible emergency call point pedestals throughout its campus as part of a comprehensive range of measures to ensure a rapid response to any Emergency Incidents. The bespoke designed pedestals have been manufactured specifically for Dundee University by Aiphone, one of world’s most respected and reliable communication solution brands. They incorporate Aiphone IX IP intercom stations which enable students and staff to instantly communicate with securit...

What are the security challenges of healthcare facilities?

Hospitals and healthcare facilities are an important vertical sector in the physical security market. Protecting healthcare facilities is a rich opportunity to leverage the value of physical security systems that range from video to access control to newer location and asset protection systems. But understanding how technology can excel in the healthcare vertical requires that we first identify and understand what these institutions need. Therefore, we asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundt...

Leveraging IP network technology in the security intercom market

The transition from analogue to IP technologies has had a large impact on the ways intercoms are used in the security industry. The analogue-to-IP transition has generated a lot of attention in the camera market, and the transition is also taking place for intercoms. Twenty years ago, Axis Communications (2N’s parent company) led the industry in converting from analogue cameras and video to IP. Integrated IP system The conversion took 15 years to achieve, but the same conversion in inter...

Intercom technology and entry security: Keeping pace with security innovation

Part 2 of our Intercoms in Security Series The 2N Helios IP family intercoms present a comprehensive portfolio of security offerings for businesses and individuals Some integrators and end users may think of intercoms as older technology that isn’t required as part of a robust security system. Not true. Intercoms include innovative technologies that have developed rapidly, keeping pace with other categories. Just as cameras and access control systems have made techn...

Aiphone appoints Dana Pruiett as new Marketing Manager

Pruiett is a specialist in providing marketing and communications expertise to high-tech companies Aiphone Corp., a manufacturer of intercom and entry security products, announced Dana Pruiett has joined the company as the new Marketing Manager. She will be responsible for managing the marketing team and overseeing corporate communications, including the development of brand guidelines and strategies for marketing key products. Marketing and communications expertise Pru...

Aiphone JP Series and GT Series video intercoms protect military recruiting centres across the United States

To access a centre, visitors push an exterior unit button initiating a call to a station inside the centre Aiphone, an international manufacturer of intercom and entry security products, announced its JP Series and GT Series video intercoms have been chosen by the Army Corps of Engineers to protect military recruiting centres across the United States. Video doorbell Military officials made the decision to keep recruitment centre entries locked throughout the day following th...