2N, the provider of IP intercom systems, has come together with four other tech firms to promote the practical benefits of bringing together building cyber security, smart office access, and video analytics within one unified platform. The companies will showcase the practical benefits to installers, integrators and building users during the latest 2N On Air event at 2pm BST on Thursday, May 20th. The event comes as evidence grows of UK firms rethinking building space in 2021; a survey of 500 HR managers by YouGov found that one quarter intends to close, downsize or consolidate their offices post-pandemic. In addition, just over half is planning some form of remote working. Building management insights The event’s sessions will show the different benefits achievable when combining mobile access to offices, security and greater building management insights. Sessions will include: Together with Milestone, a pioneer in video management software, demonstrating how to maintain maximum office occupancy levels in an office and comply with safety measures, by combining 2N access control with video management systems. With network security solutions provider Axis, how to connect IP-based intercoms to video and surveillance software – enabling organisations to bring vehicle number plate recognition into building security. Alongside Integriti security platform provider Inner Range, looking at the implications of an intruder gaining building access and the role of door communication systems. Learning how 2N intercoms can be set up to call around the entire building and direct visitors’ calls to the right employee with help from Cisco. Comprehensive access solutions Attendees will also gain a bonus preview of 2N’s latest intercom, the 2N® IP Style. Michal Kratochvíl, CEO of 2N, said: “Working alongside other great tech firms like Cisco, Milestone, Axis and Inner Range is strategically important for 2N because it helps us meet the growing demand for smarter, more comprehensive access solutions. We also can’t wait to preview our new 2N® IP Style, one of the most luxurious intercoms we have ever produced.”
Access control and security systems manufacturer, Inner Range has announced a new integration option for customers with specialist IP-based intercom systems from 2N. Integriti Inner Range’s intelligent integrated access control and security system, Integriti can now integrate with 2N’s IP-based intercom systems. 2N products allow secure and comfortable communication across even the most complex commercial sites, with multiple communication points, such as entrances, car parks, reception, lifts and meeting rooms. Integration with 2N’s IP-based intercoms Like Inner Range, 2N designs and manufactures its own products, taking the time and many rounds of testing" Tim Northwood, General Manager at Inner Range, said, “Like Inner Range, 2N designs and manufactures its own products, taking the time and many rounds of testing to get things right, before releasing systems to the market. As a result, we are confident 2N intercoms will be a reliable and useful addition for our customers in the UK and across the world.” Michal Kratochvil, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at 2N, said, “Inner Range and 2N are natural partners, and not just because both companies have such extensive experience in security access control systems and a global footprint. We also share the same commitment to innovation through ongoing investment in R&D, and have built our companies through the same focus on customers.” Strategic collaboration He adds, “We see alliances like this as vital to maintaining 2N's status as an innovator in the residential and commercial markets. Together, I am confident that Inner Range and 2N can meet the growing demand we are seeing across the globe for smarter access control systems.” 2N offers intercom systems for residential and commercial markets with products that are Bluetooth, smartphone and tablet-enabled. The company developed the world’s first IP intercom in 2008 and the first LTE/4G intercom, ten years later. Intelligent access control and security system 2N now covers the full range of solutions in the field of security, access control systems and communication within buildings. Integriti is Inner Range’s award-winning intelligent access control and security system that can integrate with a multitude of third-party products to create a sophisticated and highly secure access and security solution, while also providing trouble-free access for site users.
Connected Technologies LLC, maker of a powerful cloud-hosted security management platform, and 2N, an Axis company and one of the largest global manufacturer of IP intercoms, have developed a new integration to the company’s door entry systems that allows for extensive management and control of the user population across any enterprise or multi-tenant solution - all through the Connect ONE interface. Access control solution The system is up and running at One National Harbor, a boutique condominium development With this integration, users can easily add systems and populate user directory contact phone numbers and credentials across multiple locations enterprise wide. The system is up and running at One National Harbor, a boutique condominium development overlooking the Potomac River in Maryland. The building is a Connect ONE cloud security management user and now with the recent 2N intercom system integration they can manage all the systems for their 100-plus condos from this single interface. Connect ONE integration Now, 2N intercom and access control users can view all their systems through Connect ONE and manage credentials to easily add users, revoke credentials or establish time-expiring directory contact and/or access permissions. With two quick clicks in the Connect ONE interface, users can import all their 2N systems to the dashboard as well as other IP-connected intercoms or security systems. Another standout feature is the ability to provide batching - which allows the user to populate all contact information and credentials from one system to others, avoiding time-consuming and costly manual administration processes associated with inputting employees, tenants or users. IP entry and access control systems We are happy that we can welcome on board our latest integration partner Connect ONE" “We are happy that we can welcome on board our latest integration partner Connect ONE. Integrations and compatibility play a key role in the residential market and the opening of our system is ideal for this usage. I believe this partnership will help property managers provide better services for tenants,” said CEO 2N Michal Kratochvíl. “At Connected Technologies, we’re committed to meeting the needs of dealers in the field and through this partnership we can effectively expand their services and offer easy, open management of 2N solutions,” said Dan Simon, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Connected Technologies and creator of the new integration. “We’re excited to be working with 2N, a global renowned provider of IP entry and access control systems.” Cloud-hosted integrated security platform Connect ONE by Connected Technologies is a cloud-hosted integrated security management platform which provides a single user platform to control intrusion, access control, critical environmental monitoring, energy management and video surveillance. 2N offers an open IP platform that integrates with SIP communications and follows ONVIF open protocol profiles.