How Intercoms Can Improve Health and Safety on Campus
Jennifer Magel — Graphic Designer/ PR Specialist
In this article published by Campus Safety, Aiphone’s Tech Expert, Paul Hefty talks about how combining intercom technology with video surveillance can help organizations do a better job of managing visitors, occupancy and security.   How Intercoms Can Improve Health and Safety on Campus
Read More
What Are The Security Challenges
of Protecting SMBs?
Jennifer Magel - Graphic Designer / PR Specialist
Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) make huge contributions to the economy overall. Considered individually, they may not be as large as companies in the enterprise market, but they have big requirements when it comes to security. SMBs also present unique challenges to security manufacturers and integrators seeking to serve their needs. We asked this week’s
Read More
What Are The Positive And Negative Effects Of COVID-19 To Security?
Jennifer Magel - Graphic Designer / PR Specialist
Along with several other industry professionals, Aiphone’s Paul Hefty contributes to the Security Informed round table discussion on the topic of the positive and negative effects of COVID-19 to security.   Read the full article here.
Read More
Prioritizing Campus Safety with Emergency Towers
Jennifer Magel — Graphic Designer/ PR Specialist
Safety on educational, medical, and commercial campuses has long been a concern. Security directors find themselves faced with having to manage potential security threats extending beyond indoor facilities and classroom spaces. In an effort to reduce these risks, security teams are becoming increasingly interested in emergency towers, or call boxes, as a highly visible and tangible solution to provide
Read More
Three Uses for Intercoms in Retail Stores
Jennifer Magel - Graphic Designer / PR Specialist
When you think about an intercom system, it might call to mind a basic solution, such as pushing a button and speaking into a panel. Like many devices, intercoms have greatly advanced over the years and now offer a flexible, cost-effective solution for many industries. New IP video intercoms can address a number of end–user needs—especially in today’s pandemic world. Here are three uses
Read More
Residential Security Trends:
Mobile Access
Jennifer Magel — Graphic Designer/ PR Specialist
More than ever before, residential security is top of mind. Even before the pandemic upended our work and personal lives, residential security solutions were increasing in demand, especially among millennial homeowners and renters. As the number of smart and connected devices in residential homes, condos, and other multi-tenant spaces continue to rise, it has become increasingly apparent that ease of
Read More
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
Read More
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
Read More
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
Read More
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
Read More
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
Read More
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
Read More