Aiphone in Security

IXG-GM7-HID is now hearing aid-compatible
Brad Kamcheff — Marketing Manager
This integration will offer enhanced audio capabilities for individuals wearing T-coil-compatible hearing aids    Redmond, Wash. – December 3, 2020 – Aiphone, the leading international manufacturer of intercom and security communication products, is announcing its IXG Series tenant, guard, and entrance stations are integrated with Telecoil (T-Coil) to assist individuals with hearing loss or impairments wearing compatible devices.    This integration allows the IXG-DM7-HID IP Video Entrance Station to send
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Aiphone’s Question of the Week:
November 2020
Jennifer Magel — Graphic Designer/ PR Specialist
Aiphone offers security communication systems providing versatile solutions for a range of industries. Our wide variety of reliable, high-quality products offers comprehensive security solutions for virtually any security need—large or small.   As leaders in our industry, it is our privilege to bring you perspectives and considerations from our pool of knowledgeable experts around topics related to technology, security,
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Press Release: IX-EA Video Door Station
Brad Kamcheff — Marketing Manager
Aiphone adds a new weather-resistant IP video door station to its IX Series portfolio  The IX-EA IP video door station can be programmed to call up to 20 different stations    Redmond, Wash. – November 5, 2020 – Aiphone, the leading international manufacturer of intercom and security communication products, has added the IX-EA IP video door station intercom to its robust
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Intercoms and Centralized
Visitor Management
Brad Kamcheff
As owners and managers look for ways to safely return employees to work, they are also needing to optimize their visitor management processes. While intercoms generally fall into the access solution category, advances in video intercom systems have expanded this solution to accommodate a range of security and access options.    Access management should allow for just the right amount of security needed at the time without being complicated. It
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Aiphone’s Question of the Week:
October 2020
Jennifer Magel — Graphic Designer/ PR Specialist
Aiphone offers security communication systems providing versatile solutions for a range of industries. Our wide variety of reliable, high-quality products offers comprehensive security solutions for virtually any security need—large or small.   As leaders in our industry, it is our privilege to bring you perspectives and considerations from our pool of knowledgeable experts around topics related to technology, security,
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How Aiphone Can Help

Press Release: IX-EA Video Door Station
Brad Kamcheff — Marketing Manager
Aiphone adds a new weather-resistant IP video door station to its IX Series portfolio  The IX-EA IP video door station can be programmed to call up to 20 different stations    Redmond, Wash. – November 5, 2020 – Aiphone, the leading international manufacturer of intercom and security communication products, has added the IX-EA IP video door station intercom to its robust
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Intercoms and Centralized
Visitor Management
Brad Kamcheff
As owners and managers look for ways to safely return employees to work, they are also needing to optimize their visitor management processes. While intercoms generally fall into the access solution category, advances in video intercom systems have expanded this solution to accommodate a range of security and access options.    Access management should allow for just the right amount of security needed at the time without being complicated. It
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Guidelines for Cleaning Aiphone Products
Brad Kamcheff — Marketing Manager
Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Intercom  Being something that is often touched, it is imperative your intercom stations are regularly cleaned and disinfected. With today’s technologies, however, that can be tricky. How often should you clean? What is the best process to clean your stations to ensure they are not damaged? What’s the best cleaner to use that won’t affect the intercom body, touchscreen or lens?    Cleaning vs. Disinfecting – Equally Important  Cleaning and disinfecting are two different things and should be
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Aiphone Announces UL Certification
on Select Products including
IX Series Door Stations
Brad Kamcheff
Aiphone announces select IX Series video intercom door stations have received UL Standard 62368-1 for audio/video certification 14 of Aiphone’s IX Series IP video intercom stations and components are now UL certified    Redmond, Wash. – October 1, 2020 – Aiphone, the leading international manufacturer of intercom and security communication products, is excited to announce that 14 of its most popular IX Series IP video intercom stations and components have
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How Intercoms can Assist in Reopening Educational Facilities
Jennifer Magel — Graphic Designer/ PR Specialist
In the past few months, we’ve had to adapt our way of life in many ways, not in the least being in our educational facilities. Now, as we head towards the fall months, educational institutions are reopening their doors and implementing new technologies and policies to help mitigate risk. For many K-12 and higher education
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Informational

IXG-GM7-HID is now hearing aid-compatible
Brad Kamcheff — Marketing Manager
This integration will offer enhanced audio capabilities for individuals wearing T-coil-compatible hearing aids    Redmond, Wash. – December 3, 2020 – Aiphone, the leading international manufacturer of intercom and security communication products, is announcing its IXG Series tenant, guard, and entrance stations are integrated with Telecoil (T-Coil) to assist individuals with hearing loss or impairments wearing compatible devices.    This integration allows the IXG-DM7-HID IP Video Entrance Station to send
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Press Release: IX-EA Video Door Station
Brad Kamcheff — Marketing Manager
Aiphone adds a new weather-resistant IP video door station to its IX Series portfolio  The IX-EA IP video door station can be programmed to call up to 20 different stations    Redmond, Wash. – November 5, 2020 – Aiphone, the leading international manufacturer of intercom and security communication products, has added the IX-EA IP video door station intercom to its robust
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Guidelines for Cleaning Aiphone Products
Brad Kamcheff — Marketing Manager
Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Intercom  Being something that is often touched, it is imperative your intercom stations are regularly cleaned and disinfected. With today’s technologies, however, that can be tricky. How often should you clean? What is the best process to clean your stations to ensure they are not damaged? What’s the best cleaner to use that won’t affect the intercom body, touchscreen or lens?    Cleaning vs. Disinfecting – Equally Important  Cleaning and disinfecting are two different things and should be
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Spine-Chilling Security Stories
Brad Kamcheff — Marketing Manager
Mountain Man By Derek McNeill, Engineering Supervisor My aunt and uncle invited myself and my cousin to go to my aunt’s family’s cabin the mountains. I was there years ago as a kid, before they added a security camera and a video intercom to discourage break-ins. That Friday night in November, she was there alone.
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Aiphone Announces UL Certification
on Select Products including
IX Series Door Stations
Brad Kamcheff
Aiphone announces select IX Series video intercom door stations have received UL Standard 62368-1 for audio/video certification 14 of Aiphone’s IX Series IP video intercom stations and components are now UL certified    Redmond, Wash. – October 1, 2020 – Aiphone, the leading international manufacturer of intercom and security communication products, is excited to announce that 14 of its most popular IX Series IP video intercom stations and components have
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Question of the Week

Aiphone’s Question of the Week:
November 2020
Jennifer Magel — Graphic Designer/ PR Specialist
Aiphone offers security communication systems providing versatile solutions for a range of industries. Our wide variety of reliable, high-quality products offers comprehensive security solutions for virtually any security need—large or small.   As leaders in our industry, it is our privilege to bring you perspectives and considerations from our pool of knowledgeable experts around topics related to technology, security,
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Aiphone’s Question of the Week:
October 2020
Jennifer Magel — Graphic Designer/ PR Specialist
Aiphone offers security communication systems providing versatile solutions for a range of industries. Our wide variety of reliable, high-quality products offers comprehensive security solutions for virtually any security need—large or small.   As leaders in our industry, it is our privilege to bring you perspectives and considerations from our pool of knowledgeable experts around topics related to technology, security,
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Aiphone’s Question of the Week:
September 2020
Jennifer Magel — Graphic Designer/ PR Specialist
Aiphone offers security communication systems providing versatile solutions for a range of industries. Our wide variety of reliable, high-quality products offers comprehensive security solutions for virtually any security need—large or small.   As leaders in our industry, it is our privilege to bring you perspectives and considerations from our pool of knowledgeable experts around topics related to technology, security,
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Aiphone’s Question of the Week:
August 2020
Jennifer Magel — Graphic Designer/ PR Specialist
Aiphone offers security communication systems providing versatile solutions for a range of industries. Our wide variety of reliable, high-quality products offers comprehensive security solutions for virtually any security need—large or small.   As leaders in our industry, it is our privilege to bring you perspectives and considerations from our pool of knowledgeable experts around topics related to technology, security,
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Aiphone’s Question of the Week
Jennifer Magel — Graphic Designer/ PR Specialist
Aiphone offers security communication systems providing versatile solutions for a range of industries. Our wide variety of reliable, high-quality products offers comprehensive security solutions for virtually any security need—large or small.     As leaders in our industry, it is our privilege to bring you perspectives and considerations from our pool of knowledgeable experts around topics related to technology,
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Security Grants

School Violence Prevention Program Offers Federal Security Grants
Jennifer Magel — Graphic Designer/ PR Specialist
Each year, the federal government offers grant funds to help enhance security in schools and on school grounds. In 2019, many educational institutions received funding for these updates, including: 598 applications received from jurisdictions in 49 states 103 awards made to states, counties, cities, school districts, and tribes totaling $32,499,998 45 percent of awards went
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Kansas Schools Awarded $5M in Funding for Upgraded Security
Brad Kamcheff
KS, Kansas schools awarded $5M in funding for upgraded security   Five million dollars of funding was allocated by the Kansas Legislature to help fund the grants. The money is divided between the schools per pupil. That worked out to be $19.24 per pupil given to the selected schools, spanning 169 districts.   To see
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Over $7 million in school safety grants awarded in Pennsylvania
Brad Kamcheff
PA, Over $7 million in school safety grants awarded in Pennsylvania   The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) today announced the recipients of $7.2 million in competitive 2019-2020 Safe Schools Targeted Grants. Grants are awarded to schools to prevent and reduce violent incidents, to purchase safety and security-related equipment, and to provide for the training
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Virginia Schools Awarded $6 Million in New Security Equipment Grants
Brad Kamcheff
VA, $6 Million in New School Security Equipment Grants   $6 million in School Security Equipment Grants awarded to help protect students and teachers in 340 schools in 70 school divisions.  The grants will pay for video monitoring systems, voice and video internal communications systems, mass notification systems, visitor-identification systems, access control systems, two-way radios,
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Ohio STRONG Prevention plan includes $8.5M in Security Funding for Schools, Churches & Nonprofits
Brad Kamcheff
OH, STRONG Prevention plan includes $8.5M in Security Funding for Schools, Churches & Nonprofits   The $8.5 million in grants are included in the STRONG Ohio violence prevention plan and are funded through Ohio’s 2020-2021 operating budget. There are two grant programs that organizations can apply to and earn up to $100,000 for their organization.
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Security Tips

Intercoms and Centralized
Visitor Management
Brad Kamcheff
As owners and managers look for ways to safely return employees to work, they are also needing to optimize their visitor management processes. While intercoms generally fall into the access solution category, advances in video intercom systems have expanded this solution to accommodate a range of security and access options.    Access management should allow for just the right amount of security needed at the time without being complicated. It
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Guidelines for Cleaning Aiphone Products
Brad Kamcheff — Marketing Manager
Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Intercom  Being something that is often touched, it is imperative your intercom stations are regularly cleaned and disinfected. With today’s technologies, however, that can be tricky. How often should you clean? What is the best process to clean your stations to ensure they are not damaged? What’s the best cleaner to use that won’t affect the intercom body, touchscreen or lens?    Cleaning vs. Disinfecting – Equally Important  Cleaning and disinfecting are two different things and should be
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Aiphone’s Glenn Kallai Goes
the Extra Mile for Customers
Brad Kamcheff
Glenn Kallai always goes the extra mile for his customers. This is one reason he was named Aiphone’s 2020 Salesperson of the year. The senior sales representative said his greatest job satisfaction comes from meeting the needs of his dealer, integrator, and end-user customers in Arizona, southern Nevada, and Hawaii.   “I try to go
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Where to Start a New Campus Security Plan
Brad Kamcheff — Marketing Manager
Updating a campus security plan can be a daunting task. Where do you even start?   There are many types of campuses – K-12, university, corporate, or hospital – each with its own specific security challenges. Yet, there are many common first steps to consider when beginning a new plan.   If you don’t already
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Learn ways to Improve Communications
Brad Kamcheff — Marketing Manager
Intercoms have long been used as a way of communicating – sharing information with one person or many. The intercom has grown in its use from early 19th century tubes, that carried voices between offices in a single building, to today’s internet-based technology capable of connecting people on opposite sides of a country.   There
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Uncategorized

Aiphone Featured
in ONVIF.org
Brad Kamcheff
As many educational institutions have begun some version of a hybrid approach to the school year, they are faced with new policies, restrictions and uncertainty with what the school landscape will look like in the future. With technology needed to assist in maintaining occupancy limits, social distancing, as well as enhanced access control features –
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PRESS RELEASE:
IXG-MK IP Video Guard Station
Brad Kamcheff
Aiphone introduces a new IP Video Guard Station for screening visitors and improved security measures for multi-tenant/commercial spaces The IXG-MK IP Video Guard Station ensures only approved visitors will be admitted    Redmond, Wash. – October 15, 2020 – Aiphone, the leading international manufacturer of intercom and security communication products, has added the IXG-MK IP Video Guard Station to its robust
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Spine-Chilling Security Stories
Brad Kamcheff — Marketing Manager
Mountain Man By Derek McNeill, Engineering Supervisor My aunt and uncle invited myself and my cousin to go to my aunt’s family’s cabin the mountains. I was there years ago as a kid, before they added a security camera and a video intercom to discourage break-ins. That Friday night in November, she was there alone.
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Access Control: Aiphone Featured in Campus Safety
Brad Kamcheff
How to Manage Visitors on Campus Here are some helpful tips from Aiphone on managing guest access during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Schools, universities and hospitals must be able to screen visitors to their facilities, but how can they accomplish this important task? In his interview with Campus Safety, Aiphone’s Brad Kamcheff gives some helpful tips on visitor
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Aiphone Celebrates 50 years of Business in North America
Brad Kamcheff
On July 8, 2020, Aiphone celebrates 50 years of business in North America. It’s been an exciting journey since 1970. We’ve seen many incredible technological advancements throughout the industry and have made great strides in the development of our products and services.     In 1948, Aiphone’s founding father, Mr. Ichikawa Sr. became interested in intercoms after seeing one in a home in Tokyo. This
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