Directory of Video Intercoms

By IPVM Team, Published Nov 13, 2018, 10:28am EST

Video Intercoms, also known as Video Door-Phones or Video Entry Systems, have been growing in the past decade as more and more IP camera manufacturers enter this segment.

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This directory tracks the players in this market, contrasts Video Intercom and Video Doorbells, and identifies key specification differences across Video intercom providers. For a larger understanding of Door Intercom systems as a whole see our Door Intercom Tutorial and see the list of Favorite Intercom Manufacturers 2018.

[Note: For video doorbells, see our companion Directory Of Video Doorbells.]

Video Intercom Manufacturers/OEMs

These are 50+ companies currently manufacturing or OEMing Video Intercoms in the industry.

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Comments (20)

Awesome ... thank you for this report!

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Can you pls add Bpt (Came Group subsidiary) Italy.

http://www.came.com/global/

 

Disclosure: I am working for Came Group

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Please add Code Blue to this list. 

 

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Emergency call stations are its own class of product.

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They now have a video intercom, Centry. 

 

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While I understand, I still see the word "emergency" on the faceplate and they call it a Help Point. Functionally, this may be a very similar device to the units here, but I'll have to confer with the team whether this belongs or is part of a different subset of devices.

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Please add Jacques from Australia www.jacques.com.au

 

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Thank you, added.

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It would be great to see the new Aiphone IX (version 2) tested. I think it comes out in January. One new highlight besides additional form factors is that it is "SIP compliant". What I'm really curious about is how easy it would be to integrate that with a off the shelf SIP video phone.

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We plan to test Series 2 when it is released.  Aiphone tells us the camera is improved in Series 2 as well.

We will test SIP integration for sure.  

In terms of form factors, which one is most generally useful to you?

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Classic door station and master station I think are the most standard.

Looking at the new marketing sheet, the IX-DVF-4 (door station) looks very interesting. It has 4 call buttons which might be helpful for certain applications. For testing I would assume this model with 4 buttons would operate the same as a unit with one button. So it would be good to play with the 4 button version.

The IX-MV7-HB (new SIP master station) would be an obvious choice as well. However the IX-MV7-B looks interesting because presumably it would be cheaper. Which in my opinion is the downside with the IX system. So if there were a less expensive version for less demanding application I would very intrigued. 

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Can anyone recommend anything... 

Looking for high end residential gate, that supports sip and iOS/ Android app. Must be cold weather rated.  -30c min and will be exposed to open space with much wind and dust. Will be mount on a stanchion.  

I’m getting tired of purchasing and trying  products that volume levels are too low and or apps are difficult to use for end user. Would like customer to dial sip or application simultaneously. 

 

Hopefully there is something out there that will make it past our test bench. 

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I don't know about come weather but we use the one below. It works with SIP but not an app.

https://www.amazon.com/Algo-8028-Door-Phone-Intercom/dp/B0141LU2SI

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Looking for suggestions for medical observation intercom solution.

* Observation room master (wall/ desk mount) function, monitor conversation in interview room, push to talk button required to speak into 2-way vandal speaker function at patient room, off button on master station to silence communication.   

* Interview room vandal proof/ resistant speaker. Preferably flat stainless plate mount, one or two gang. Preferably with holes mall enough to prevent most foreign objects to penetrate/ damage speaker. No call button, hands free two way communication function to observation room.  

NOTICE: This comment has been moved to its own discussion: Looking For Suggestions For Medical Observation Intercom Solution

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Please add us.

Smart Entry Systems

Miami, FL, USA.

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I have an application for a family member and their home. They have a gate that has power at it with an electric door strike and an old intercom system. It runs about 100' to the main house and unit. Unfortunately the dogs chewed through the trenched cable. I was wondering if their is any wireless video/audio solution out there that can still trigger the door?

Any help is appreciated.

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Our video intercom connects by wireless WiFi, the resident opens the door from anywhere using their phone. You may need to put an outdoor access point to ensure there is enough WiFi signal strength at the gate.

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Hey Marco:

Is there WiFi coverage at the gate?

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Yes there is.

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You still might want to put an outdoor AP pointed at the gate. We've had good experience with these: Amazon.com: Ubiquiti UAP-AC-M-US Unifi Mesh Access Point, White: Computers & Accessories

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