Crestron Partners with 2N to Enhance Security at Entry Doors
Jan 03, 2019
Seamless integration of best-in-class 2N® IP-based video intercom door stations with Crestron touch screens makes entry access more secure and worry-free
Rockleigh, NJ – January 3, 2019 – Crestron, the global leader in advanced smart home technology, announced today that 2N, the largest global provider of IP intercoms, is now an official Crestron integration partner. The latest firmware update to 2N video intercom door stations makes them Crestron Rava® SIP intercom and phone technology compliant. As a result, they integrate intuitively with Crestron TSW-x60 Series touch screens to provide a premium video intercom solution that also seamlessly integrates with third-party electronic door locks. Now, Crestron residential integrators can add another layer of security at every entry door to their smart home designs.
“People want to feel safe and secure in their homes. Crestron and 2N have partnered to help make that a reality. Even better, integration is incredibly simple,” said Michael Short, Global Residential Marketing Manager for Crestron.
For Crestron touch screens deployed with the Crestron Pyng® OS 2 operating system, the latest 2N firmware update will instantly recognize 2N video intercom door stations, so they can be deployed without the need for complex programming. A custom programming option is also available for deployment of more advanced functionality.
“To establish a key partnership with Crestron in the field of IP door intercoms is a special moment for 2N. Together, we can address the increased demand for integrated solutions for smart living in the residential type of installation. The partnership supports our ambition to contribute to a smarter, safer and innovative living," said Michal Kratochvíl, CEO of 2N.
Key features of the Crestron and 2N solution include: support for all 2N IP models; Quick Actions to unlock third-party electronic door locks, turn on porch lights, open gates, and more; intercom-integrated access control; video monitoring on up to 16 touch screens in the home; two-way intercom call; mute while on call option; excellent intelligibility, even in noisy environments; wide-angle color camera with CCTV link; the highest durability on the market; and access via mobile utilizing the 2N mobile application (no access via the Crestron app).
Visit the Crestron and 2N partner page for more information on how Crestron and 2N integration works, including a list of supported 2N products.
At Crestron we build the technology that integrates technology. Our automation and control solutions for homes and buildings let people control entire environments with the push of a button, integrating systems such as AV, lighting, shading, security, BMS and HVAC to provide greater comfort, convenience and security. All of our products are designed and built to work together as a complete system, enabling you to monitor, manage and control everything from one platform.
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About 2N Telekomunikace a.s.
2N is a leading European company engaged in the development and manufacture of products in the field of ICT and physical security. According to an IHS report, 2N is the largest global manufacturer of IP intercoms, and a major innovator in the field of IP access systems, IP audio and IP lift communicators. The company was established in 1991 in the Czech Republic and its registered office is in Prague. 2N currently has more than 250 employees and branches in the USA, Great Britain, Germany and Italy, as well as operating a wide distribution network all over the world. 2N became part of the global Axis Group in 2016.
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