Aiphone announces its new Elite Dealer program offering qualified dealers a range of incentives designed to help them grow their businesses. Effective April 1, 2019, the program offers four award levels—Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum—each program tier is designed to meet the needs of Aiphone dealers with businesses of various sizes. ealer/partners also benefit from Aiphone’s award-winning support with online and in-person training, technical assistance and customer service.
Aiphone released “Best Practices for Keeping Students Safe: A Guide to Campus Security”, an eBook providing public and private K-12, college and university campus administrators with proven best practices for protecting an entire campus population. The free 31-page eBook looks at current technologies, policies and procedures required to handle a variety of security challenges. It includes interactive checklists to prepare for new security projects and for choosing a security integrator.
Aiphone introduced an updated JO Series video intercom which enables homeowners and small businesses to control front-door access onsite or from virtually anywhere using a cloud-based mobile app. The updated JO Series provides door access using the best of both worlds – a hard-wired, in-home master station with a 7-inch screen for instant contact with visitors or wireless control inside or outside a home or business via the mobile app.
Aiphone announced the next generation of video intercoms has arrived with the IX Series 2 Peer-to-Peer Video Intercoms. The new intercoms offer Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) compatibility, enhanced CCTV control, line supervision, backwards compatibility with the original IX Series and many more features and benefits to help create safer buildings with increased system flexibility.
Cindy Ritzman joined Aiphone as its new senior graphics and advertising/public relations specialist. Ritzman, a 20-year advertising and marketing veteran, will be responsible not only for design, but also for driving the advertising and public relations strategy. She previously served in positions as director of marketing and as creative director for several high-tech, consumer and Fortune 100 companies. Ritzman’s strong graphics and marketing background make her a good fit for Aiphone, according to Dana Pruiett, Aiphone’s North America marketing manager.
Aiphone announced it has received a 2018 Deming Prize, one of the world’s highest awards for successful implementation of total quality management (TQM) programs. This is the second time Aiphone has won the prestigious international award. The company also recently achieved ISO 9001:2015 accreditation issued by the independent, Switzerland-based International Organization for Standardization. The ISO 9001 series is recognized internationally as a hallmark of production quality. Aiphone has held ISO 9001 accreditation since 1993.
Kimberly Kapustein has joined Aiphone, the leading international manufacturer of intercom and entry security products, as the company’s meeting event and trade show planner. She will be responsible for strategic event planning including the management and coordination of all trade shows and meetings. She will also handle promotional products for Aiphone events. Kapustein’s strong background in strategic event planning and trade show management fits well with Aiphone’s current direction.
Aiphone announces the launch of an entirely redesigned website intended to make information about company products and services easier to locate and share. The new site includes a product filtering page to assist dealers, integrators and end users in finding the products they want or need. Visitors use drop-down menus to enter categories such as system size, key functions and equipment type. The site compares the data to Aiphone products then makes recommendations for the job.