Talk-A-Phone Co. News

Arecont Vision Technology Partner Program adds security and life safety communications manufacturer Talkaphone

Talkaphone products are integrated with Arecont Vision cameras in a wide variety of verticals and applications Arecont Vision has announced that Talkaphone, a manufacturer of emergency call box products, is now part of the Arecont Vision Technology Partner Program. Talkaphone products are integrated with Arecont Vision cameras in a wide variety of verticals and applications including parks and open spaces, schools, corporate campuses, parking lots and structures, and city stre...

Talkaphone video door entry station for tough environments

Talkaphone has introduced a compact video door entry station that features a contemporary new design and IP66 weather rating for tough environments. The embedded wide-angle megapixel camera is ONVIF compliant and offers a clear view of the caller. Unlike closed intercom systems, Talkaphone’s compact video door entry station works with major video management system (VMS) vendors and offers greater deployment flexibility to higher education institutions, healthcare and corporate facilities,...

Talkaphone introduces latest compact Voice over IP call stations for front door entry, gates, and other applications

Talkaphone has introduced compact Voice over IP call stations for front door entry, gates, and other applications where both space-savings and security are desired. The new VOIP-200 Series call stations feature a contemporary new design and IP66 weather rating for tough environments. Talkaphone’s high quality speaker and microphone components along with a proprietary audio enhancement algorithm offer the best sound clarity in the industry. This combination of performance and contemporary...

Talkaphone updates its LED lighted surface mount accessory for emergency phones

Talkaphone has introduced its updated LED Lighted Surface Mount Accessory featuring a new sleek, contemporary contoured design that improves the functionality of an emergency phone in small areas where both space-savings and security are desired. The emergency phone faceplate is illuminated by an ultra-bright, long-lasting LED panel light at all times, making it ideal for poorly lit outdoor locations. The customisable lettering on both sides helps make the unit recognisable as an emergency phon...

Talkaphone adds new interactive emergency notification platform to its WEBS family of products

Talkaphone has released a new interactive emergency notification platform as part of its WEBS® family of products. WEBS Contact Plus™ makes it easy to send notifications through a wide range of media to defined groups of recipients and WEBS®-enabled devices. Recipients are able to receive notifications through various methods such as phone call, SMS (text message), email, and Android™/iPhone® mobile app. WEBS Contact Plus is a hosted Software as a Service (SaaS) mass no...

Talkaphone’s surveillance option marks a new milestone in the evolution of the ECO TOWER emergency phone tower

Talkaphone has added a surveillance option to the award-winning ECO TOWER emergency phone tower. The product features a durable and attractive design which marks a new milestone in the evolution of the blue light tower. Featuring the same lightweight aluminium construction for reduced ecological footprint, the new video surveillance arm can be deployed on any existing ECO TOWER emergency phone tower. The new option fits a wide variety of fixed and pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) video surveillance ca...

Talkaphone announces new features for VOIP-500 Series Phone / WEBS Paging Module

Talkaphone announces new self-diagnostic and reporting features of the VOIP-500 Series Phone / WEBS Paging Module. With Talkaphone’s latest public release of the VOIP-500 firmware, these devices can now perform a number of self-diagnostics on a scheduled basis: Check the status of the built-in button(s); Check the status of the built-in microphone and built-in speaker; Check the status of the WEBS speaker array; Report via an email, a phone call, or an activation of the Auxiliary Out...

Talkaphone unveils latest NEMA 4X rated call box

Talkaphone has released a hardened, NEMA 4X rated, call box with a handset for noisy and harsh environments. Typically used at industrial complexes, transit facilities, bridges and similar outdoor locations, the unit features durable marine grade stainless steel construction and additional security with a latching door. The new call box offers extra room to accommodate any Talkaphone’s handset emergency phone, which offers privacy during conversation and clarity with a noise-cancelling mi...

Talk-A-Phone celebrates 23rd anniversary of passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Talk-A-Phone became the first company in the world to introduce an ADA-compliant emergency phone Last week Talk-A-Phone celebrated the 23rd anniversary of the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. President George H.W. Bush signed the ADA into law on July 26th, 1990, banning discrimination against Americans with disabilities and providing them with new-found opportunities to live fulfilling and productive lives. Talk-A-Phone has long supported the adoption of this m...

Talk-A-Phone to host LED Area Lighting Platform webinar

Talk-A-Phone has enhanced its blue light towers with an integrated high-efficiency LED area lighting solution Recognising that many security deployments are often compromised with inadequate lighting and poorly coordinated with CCTV cameras, Talk-A-Phone has enhanced its blue light towers with an integrated high-efficiency LED area lighting solution. To learn more about this product join us on either May 7th or May 14th for our LED Area Lighting Platform Webinar! Register soo...

Call box and emergency phone systems – maximise security applications

Acquiring emergency phones is an effective way to improve security and safety How to maximise security capabilities of call boxes and emergency phonesFrom embedding a security camera to adding video surveillance capabilities to a call box to using emergency phone towers to provide enhanced perimeter security, some simple tips can significantly improve the utility of an emergency phone system for security applications. Here, Sam Shanes, Chairman at Talk-A-Phone, enumerat...

Talk-A-Phone’s latest blue light towers feature LED lighting array that integrates with video surveillance platforms

Recognising that many security deployments are often compromised with inadequate lighting and poorly coordinated with CCTV cameras, Talk-A-Phone has enhanced its blue light towers with an integrated high-efficiency LED area lighting solution. The new product features a photo-metrically optimised LED lighting array that covers the area surrounding the blue light tower. The new LED lighting array seamlessly integrates with video surveillance platforms, transforming the total solution from a pass...