Next Generation Intercoms (Stentofon Turbine)

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Oct 01, 2012

Just like IP cameras, IP intercoms are getting more sophisticated. In the olds days, it might have been little more than a microphone and speaker in a box but increasingly they are becoming powerful computing appliances. Pushing this trend, Stentofon has introduced Turbine - an all-in-one intercom system designed to be simple to install, involving only one component. In this note, we examine the offering's key features and pricing, comparing it to Commend and Mobotix.

Product Update

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