Intercoms and Centralized
Visitor Management
Jennifer Magel - Graphic Designer / PR Specialist
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
Jennifer Magel - Graphic Designer / PR Specialist
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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QuikSpec™ Online Design Tool Adds Complete System Diagrams
Brad Kamcheff
QuikSpec™ Online Design Tool Adds Complete System Diagrams   Aiphone’s popular QuikSpec™ online design tool now includes system wiring diagrams to help specifiers and installers more easily and accurately design and assemble intercom systems using the GT Series and the audio-only LEF Series. For all systems, we have also added the ability for users to
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Save Costs with the IX Series
Brad Kamcheff
There’s a lot to compare before buying a video intercom system – performance, price, and interoperability. But don’t overlook lower operating costs that can result in savings in both time and money. Let’s use the Aiphone IX Series 2 video intercom as an example.   The IX Series 2 offers the power of an enterprise
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Protecting the Campus: An Aiphone eBook
Brad Kamcheff
By Dana Pruiett More than 110 students, teachers, staff or administrators have been killed on U.S. campuses in the past five years. There are many more reports of assault, theft, vandalism, and other crimes. Protecting children, young adults or valuable assets on a K-12, college or university campus is one of the biggest challenges facing
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Securing Houses of Worship
Brad Kamcheff
Until recently, matters of faith and security were rarely mentioned together in the same discussion. Churches, synagogues, temples, and mosques were accepted as open and inviting places intended to meet the spiritual needs of their members and visitors.   Times have changed. Since 2012, the nation has led in a Wisconsin Sikh temple and 26 slain during
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Parking: Intercoms Add Security
Brad Kamcheff
The parking industry is rapidly moving toward automated, unmanned lots, and garages. Automated ticket dispensers and payment options get drivers in and out quickly. But as parking operators cut manpower, they’re facing increased security and service challenges.   The latest reports from the Federal Bureau of Justice Statistics show just how big that challenge is.
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Top 4 Questions to Ask Your Intercom Customers
Paul Hefty — Technical Sales & Support Engineer
When a customer asks for an intercom solution, there are a few key questions to start with to ensure the product meets their needs.   Do you need an audio-only or video intercom? If your customer just needs to communicate between offices, make building-wide announcements, and unlock doors remotely, then an audio-only unit may suffice.
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Keep Your Security Closed to Hackers
Brad Kamcheff
Hackers will target just about any Internet of Things (IoT) device to gain access to your Wi-Fi password. With that, they may retrieve sensitive personal information stored on computers, listen to private conversations through your baby monitor, or look into your house via your home security cameras.   Many video doorbells found at DIY stores
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