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Access
Communicating the
Value of Intercoms
The emergence of
mass notification
systems, Cloudbased
access
control, IP and
video is expanding
intercom uses
and opportunities.
Discover the latest
developments and
how they can solve
end-user needs.
By Adam Reed &
John Hemp
T
he market perception of an intercom
is that it's a basic communication
tool; a simple push
of a button and you can communicate
through a speaker system. In schools
it interrupts teachers to make general announcements.
In older television shows and movies, it's
often shown as the communication device by
which parents summon children down for dinner,
or the classic doorway conversation between
two main characters, where one uses an intercom
to make a grand speech to the protagonist inside.
That is the headspace the intercom has
operated in, but with the emergence of mass
notification systems, Cloud-based access control
and IP, intercoms have transformed into
sophisticated, easy-to-install solutions. Today,
they're tasked with solving critical issues for a
variety of industries.
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Intercoms are no longer just a button and
speaker system. If today's intercoms were used
as part of a grand romantic gesture, they would
allow for face-to-face communication -
which is much less dramatic, but more effective.
Changing the perception that intercoms
are a basic solution for simple uses has not only
been aided by technological advancements, but
by their expanding role in a variety of markets.
Any good physical security system should
consider adding a video communication tool
into their system architecture to incorporate
both trusted and current trends in access control.
Intercoms fit into any system as a logical
solution to a variety of pain points, by allowing
for crucial two-way communication and visual
confirmation.
Intercoms today are being given a seat at
the table at the beginning of the process. They
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