Aiphone partners with Cornell Communications

Bellevue, WA – (June 18, 2012) – Aiphone Corporation, a leading international manufacturer of intercom and entry security products, announces a new distribution partnership with Milwaukee-based Cornell Communications, Inc., a leader in emergency call systems. The partnership was announced at the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, June 11-14. Under the new agreement, Cornell Communications will be the primary and preferred distributor for both the Aiphone NHX-Nurse Call System and the IS Series Rescue Assistance System.

“We’re pleased to name Cornell Communications as the primary and preferred distributor of the Aiphone IS Series Rescue Assistance System and NHX-Nurse Call System,” said Brad Kamcheff, Sr. Marketing Specialist for Aiphone Corporation. “Entering into this partnership will better address the application and sales of these comprehensive systems via Cornell’s extensive, nationwide installation network.”

The rescue assistance component of the broad IS Series IP Video Intercom System addresses the emergency and safety demands of personnel, residents, guests and students in a variety of campus and public arena applications. The component is offered in free-standing or wall-mounted weather resistant enclosures, and provides a convenient method to alert to and respond to any scale of impacting emergency.

The Aiphone NHX-Nurse Call System offers two-way voice communications between staff and retirement living residents and provides an easy-to-use nurse call system to accommodate various assisted and independent living center applications.

“Our partnering with Aiphone underscores our commitment to better and more directly meet the needs of our customers and, ultimately, the end-users and resident populations who benefit from these systems,” said JJ Johnson, CEO and Owner of Cornell Communications, Inc. “Aiphone has developed two dynamic, technologically sophisticated security systems with the IS Series Rescue Assistance and NHX-Nurse Call Systems. We’re proud to be able to readily provide these reliable, streamlined communications systems to a broad network of applications.”
Aiphone Corporation and Cornell Communications have initially entered into a five-year agreement, to be reviewed annually.

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