Akuvox Intercom Profile

Author: Robert Shih, Published on Dec 06, 2018

Akuvox, a Chinese manufacturer of VoIP products, is expanding heavily into Video Intercom products with disruptive pricing targeted for commercial use. They are one of 50 video intercom manufacturers (see directory) in this growing field.

In this profile, we examine Akuvox's:

  • Company history and leadership
  • Overall reach
  • Relative pricing
  • Product line's features and limitations
  • General outlook based on these factors

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Limited ** ******** & ************

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Comments (4)

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