Aiphone, the globally renowned manufacturer of intercom and security communication products, has announced the release of its IX Series PC Master Station Software. The new IX-SOFT is capable of transforming any computer into a feature-rich intercom, with an easy-to-use and intuitive interface. IX-SOFT PC Master Station Software The IX-SOFT PC Master Station Software is a PC-based intercom solution, which is ideal for any customer type, as it fits into everyday scenarios with ease. Whether the need is for the management of intercom solutions in small to mid-sized educational facilities and offices, or the more complex needs of an enterprise-level facility, this solution can be managed remotely by facility managers, or by a security operations centre. The new IX Series software offers users the ability to easily add IP-based intercom locations" “The new IX Series software offers users the ability to easily add IP-based intercom locations where they originally didn’t have space for a physical master station,” said Bradley Kamcheff, Marketing Manager of Aiphone, adding “This easy, compact solution offers customers the feature-rich benefits of an intercom system, accessible from any PC, in a versatile package.” Features and benefits of the IX Series PC Master Station Software include: An interactive map that is a visually efficient way of selecting stations Device Check and Line Supervision ensure the system will operate as expected Video conversations can be easily recorded Computer screen offers larger viewing platform Better utilisation of monitoring station space Interactive map feature The interactive map offers a visual layout that allows operators to immediately detect where a call originated and efficiently dispatch security personnel. For those with limited space to deploy a security master station, this solution is ideal for deploying an enterprise-level system in a compact package. The IX Series will also eliminate the need for operators to perform manual audits, as the process will now be done with the software, ensuring all products are functioning properly and connected to the network.
Pedestal PRO, the manufacturer for access control pedestals, in cooperation with Aiphone, the international manufacturer of intercom and security communication products, has introduced a freestanding entry station tower for use with Aiphone’s multi-tenant GT Series. Pedestal PRO’s 64TOW-AIP-001-304 is a beautiful, low-profile, brushed stainless steel tower designed to accommodate the Aiphone GT-DMBN-SSP Video Entry Station component. Its modern shape, featuring a tapered top and mirror-finished corners, complements the public face of premium real estate while providing a turn-key mounting option for use in decorative entryways, glass lobbies or anywhere that wall mounting is not desirable or possible. Stainless steel construction Security integrators will appreciate the tower’s hassle-free installation It is also suitable for outdoor use; its #304 stainless steel construction is rust-resistant, and can withstand Category 5 hurricane force winds. The tower’s one-piece design and ¼ inch thick base plate holds steady regardless of use and abuse. Custom powder-coating, as well as custom tower heights, are available upon request. The mounting flexibility, durability and attractive appearance of the 64TOW-AIP-001-304 offers property management firms with an easy and affordable way to standardise installation of Aiphone GT Entry Stations across their entire property. Security integrators will appreciate the tower’s hassle-free installation. Dimensions and mounting holes align perfectly with Aiphone’s GT-DMBN-SSP. An optional bolt kit is also available from Pedestal PRO. GT-Series Video Guard Stations For other Aiphone devices, including GT-Series Video Guard Stations and Tenant Stations, as well as Entry Stations that require creative mounting options, the Pedestal PRO custom design team will create project-specific drawings and configure pedestal solutions at no extra charge. The Pedestal PRO custom design team will create project-specific drawing Standard models can ship as quickly as 24 hours; custom orders require just 12-15 business days. A direct link to order the Pedestal PRO Model #64TOW-AIP-001-304 towers is provided on Pedestal PRO’s website. Tower mounting option “We are thrilled to partner with Aiphone in offering a sleek and modern tower mounting option for its GT-Series video intercom. Security is a prime concern for multi-tenant property managers and their tenants, but it need not come at the expense of aesthetics.” “As tenants and their guests pass through their property’s entry stations every day, our custom pedestals preserve the beauty and ambiance they so value,” said Pike Goss, CEO of Pedestal PRO. “The Aiphone name is synonymous with quality; our products are known throughout the industry for their reliability and longevity,” said Brad Kamcheff, Marketing Manager of Aiphone. “We selected Pedestal Pro as our partner because their products match that quality. We are excited to see where this partnership leads.”
Aiphone, the international manufacturer of intercom and security communication products, introduced its IXG Series IP-based video intercom, a comprehensive solution providing multi-tenant and mixed-use building managers with reliable network communication and entry security along with the convenience of a tenant mobile app. The IXG Series integrates multiple security layers to meet property managers’ needs for a single facility or an entire portfolio of mixed-use properties. The cloud-based IXG Series Mobile App enables tenants to screen visitors and unlock entries using their smartphones from virtually anywhere in the world. The app may be used with or without an individual interior station. Building managers may select to have tenants screen visitors or have all entry requests go directly to a guard station before being transferred to the appropriate suite or apartment. Elevator control adaptor The IXG Series further enhances security with an available elevator control adaptor to ensure visitors access only the floor on which the tenant works or resides. All entrance, tenant and guard stations include touchscreen displays “The IXG Series combines all the feature-rich benefits of an IP-based intercom with the versatility of a multi-tenant solution,” said Brad Kamcheff, Aiphone marketing manager. “With its virtually unlimited station capacity, the IXG Series provides configurations to meet the specific needs of mixed-use property managers and their tenants.” Benefits of IXG Series video intercom All entrance, tenant and guard stations include touchscreen displays and enable onboard event recording with a microSD card. Other features and benefits of the IXG Series video intercom include: Illuminated touchscreen entrance panel for interface and video display Available later in 2020, a physical video guard station Video conferencing between guard stations Confidence that the system is functioning as intended with scheduled or manual health checks of all stations, components and network connections Ease of installation. All stations are Power over Ethernet using standard structured cable (Cat-5/Cat-6) Compatible with future IX Series The IXG Series may be combined with Aiphone’s IX Series 2 peer-to-peer video intercom system with its many door, master and sub stations, adapters and modular emergency towers and wall boxes, to create broader, more powerful solutions for large and enterprise-level applications. The IXG Series is compatible with legacy and future IX Series and IX Series 2 products. Throughout 2020, Aiphone will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in North America by thanking customers, dealers, integrators and employees for providing the opportunity to develop and improve better security and communication solutions.
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 competitor data and insights from industry resources. Accurately design and assemble intercom products Most recently in the marketing department, he served as the company’s web analyst Kamcheff has more than 30 years of broad experience at Aiphone, starting in shipping and later working in the customer and technical support departments. Most recently in the marketing department, he served as the company’s web analyst. While in the technical support department, Kamcheff developed QuikSpecTM, Aiphone’s popular online design tool, making it easier for specifiers and installers to find product information required to accurately design and assemble intercom products. This tool is just one of many contributions he has made during his Aiphone career. Award-winning quality processes As the new marketing manager, Kamcheff looks forward to helping Aiphone continue to grow its position as the brand leader in both new and existing markets. Another focus of his will be to increase awareness of the industry’s broadest intercom portfolio, award-winning quality processes, and customer service teams. “Aiphone has long been recognised for the high quality and performance of its products and services,” Kamcheff said. “I’ll be relying on my experienced marketing team to continue executing powerful and strategic work, therefore elevating our team and the company as a whole.”
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 faster and smoother. New tab-style navigation makes it easier to find information and more clearly defines when to choose one system over another. Among many other changes, refreshed system images and terminology more accurately reflect current products, style and colour updates better replicate the Aiphone website experience and discontinued products have been removed from the site. Right equipment for every intercom, tower component A QuikSpec-generated parts list can be shared with a distributor within Aiphone’s wide network for pricing and availability. And site users can still work on their own schedules as QuikSpec is available 24/7/365. Live assistance from Aiphone’s award-winning technical support and customer service teams are available during standard business hours. “QuikSpec is designed to ensure the right equipment is provided each time for every intercom, tower component, mounting bolt, power supply and accessories,” said Brad Kamcheff, web marketing analyst, Aiphone. “This eliminates the worry of lost profits resulting from equipment being left out of a bid.”