NEWS AND EVENTS
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Introducing a comprehensive portfolio of 2N IP access control units
Over the past few months, we have significantly expanded our portfolio of 2N IP access control units. Combined with the 2N Helios IP intercoms and 2N® Access Commander bulk administration tool, these constitute a comprehensive, purely IP solution for your access control system. We have prepared a comprehensive overview for you as well as some tips on how to use our products.
13.10.2017 Special Offers
A Brand New Catalogue of Elevator Systems
2N launched a new well-organized catalogue introducing products from a family of elevator systems, renowned among the absolute top worldwide.
New 2N Career Video: Join Us on Your Future Career Path
In today’s digital world, regular text advertising is ceasing to be attractive to many applicants and recruitment videos are becoming increasingly prominent. For this reason, our HR Department is keeping up with current trends and starting to use this new form of communication to help fill positions vacant.
Use the 2N Helios IP Intercom to Its Maximum Potential
Security of people and companies maintaining critical data is increasingly important. However, to enhance security, this often entails demanding administration, the need to extend capacity and an advanced implementation of a technological solution. But what if it was simpler?
New Firmware, New Options
Our 2N Helios IP Intercoms are about to receive new improvements. New Firmware 2.21.0 is already available and it includes many enhancements for installers as well as end-users.
Effective Visitor Access Management
Even today, there remain companies whose only security for visitors, property and data are locked doors and receptionists completing paper visitor logs. A medium-sized company, visited daily by clients, finds the administrative requirements at Visitor Reception time-consuming and inaccurate. Who belongs to that smudged signature? What company does that scrawled handwriting represent?
25.09.2017 Special Offers
Introducing the New Media Library
We have prepared a new Media Library for our partners. Compared to the current “Marketing FTP”, the library offers a visually more attractive and intuitive platform for documents viewing. It gathers all marketing materials you could ever need to create marketing campaigns or other marketing communication related to the 2N brand and our products.
Touch Keypad — the Newest Module
Did you know you can currently add 13 different modules to 2N® Helios IP Verso? The Touch Keypad that lets you open the door using a PIN code is the latest addition.
New Version of the My2N Portal and 2N® Mobile Video Service
We have released version 1.5.0, an improved My2N portal which includes the 2N® Mobile Video service and offers many modifications and new features.
2N to Present Lift Communication Solutions at Interlift in Augsburg
Only a few weeks remain before Interlift, the most important elevator technology trade fair, starts in the German city of Augsburg (17-20.10.2017). Just as in the past, 2N will be exhibiting there this year too. Visitors to our stand will be shown the benefits of our comprehensive lift communication solutions, which rank among the very best in the world.
Great New Features in the Latest 2N® Access Commander 1.8
We just released a new version of the 2N® Access Commander system with many new features and improvements. It will help you better organize your visitor cards, maintain your own user-base and simplify display configuration for 2N Helios IP intercoms.
2N Is a Key Partner to Modern, Safe Schools
We try to protect our children every day. They should also be safe at school, where they spend most of their day.
2N Is Preparing for September Trade Shows
The end of summer is traditionally associated with preparations for upcoming expos and trade fairs. Besides the CEDIA and ASIS trade shows in the USA we are planning to present our IP intercoms and access systems at Channel Live and Security Twenty in Britain, and at APS in Paris.
2N Elevator Communicators Just Became Even More Communicative
The world is switching from analog lines to IP technologies, particularly among fixed-line operators, who are upgrading their original analog lines. Always striving to provide the most reliable services, our 2N® Lift1, 2N® Lift8 and 2N® LiftIP elevator communicators comply with this trend.
2N Net Audio Provides a Solution for the Largest Turkish Retail Chain
Migros is a pioneer retail company running a network of more than 1,500 stores of various types across Turkey. While continuing to provide reliable services to their clients, they focus on ways to improve their standards, particularly by introducing emerging technologies. They began with a broadcasting system that became very limiting as they grew.
2N® Helios IP Solo Now Also in Elegant Black
Do you own a smart home or do you distribute to a residential segment? Would you like the outdoor 2N® Helios IP Solo intercom, but you don’t fancy the colour? We gladly announce, that since August we have been offering it also in black!
2N Products at Trade Shows in the USA
Although the holiday season is in full swing, preparations are already underway at 2N for upcoming trade shows. Right now, among other things, we are concentrating on preparations for the CEDIA and ASIS trade shows in the USA, which await us in September. We will be demonstrating our latest solutions in the field of home automation and security to visitors to our stands.
2N® SIP Mic Is Here!
The 2N® SIP Mic is our latest product from the IP audio field. It’s an IP microphone console enabling live and pre-recorded broadcasts to as many as 12 zones. Along with our 2N® SIP Speaker products they form a complete audio system suitable for broadcasting voice messages.
New Version of the 2N® Mobile Video Application
We have just released a new version of the 2N® Mobile Video 1.0.6 application for Android and 1.0.7 for iOS mobile devices offering lots of modifications and improvements.
2N® Access Unit with the Touch Keypad
We will be launching the sale of a new version of the 2N® Access Unit at the end of July. You can look forward to a touch keypad, which complements the range of access control systems.
The Smart Way to Employ a School Access System
The school building in Prague-Troja is used by three institutions – an elementary school, a high-school and the local municipal facilities. The building was served by an outdated access system that began to malfunction and it was time for a change.
5 Things You Might Not Know about Our New 2.20 Firmware
You may have noticed that we launched a new firmware for the 2N Helios IP product family recently. It comes with many enhancements, fixes bugs and introduces several new features.
The Smartest Intercom, Dressed in Black
By customer request, 2N adds another color variation for your favorite IP intercom, deciding to offer the 2N® Helios IP Verso in black, from June, 2017.
2N® Access Unit and 2N® Helios IP Verso, Now with Fingerprint Reader
Presenting a new, secure, and comfortable way to open doors using a fingerprint reader. Now you don't have to search through your bag to look for keys, deal with forgotten access cards, or try to remember access codes for entry to a building. All you have to do is put your finger on the reader and simply enter.
New Language Versions of the 2N Website
At the start of 2017, we introduced the new 2N website in Czech and English. In the meantime, we have been working hard on other language versions, which we will be launching in the second half of June. A German, Spanish, French, Italian and Russian version will soon be added to the new design, as well as a website for the North American region.
2N® Helios IP Solo – the Latest Addition
Welcome our latest addition to our 2N Helios IP family- 2N® Helios IP Solo- a compact intercom developed particularly for your smart home entrance. Don’t be mistaken by its luxury appearance from brushed nickel, its components are manufactured from the industrial high-grade materials to ensure its durability (IK08, IP54).
2N to Present Its New Products in Great Britain and Germany
With summer almost here, the holidays are on their way. Despite this, 2N is currently making preparations for upcoming conferences and exhibitions. Right at the start of July, the Security TWENTY 17 conference awaits us in Great Britain and right after that, we will be getting ready for the SicherheitsExpo trade fair in Munich, where we will be exhibiting brand-new additions to our portfolio of IP intercoms, IP access control and IP audio systems.
2N IP Audio Helps Pamper Clients of Britain’s Largest Spa
Located in the city of Wokingham, not even an hour’s drive from London, Nirvana Spa is the largest spa complex in the United Kingdom, including a fitness center and restaurant.
My2N - A Portal That Will Simplify Your Life
My2N is a platform enabling you to manage users, remotely configure 2N products, as well as monitor the status of individual locations.
2N Now Offers Solutions in the Transportation Field
Continual development in the area of transportation facilitates increasing the safety of all participants and monitoring property. 2N products are designed precisely to meet these increasing requirements with ease.
2N Ensures Transition to a Modern IP Access Control System at the A7 Office Center
In cooperation with partner ARYKA IN-WEST, 2N has ensured the modernisation of the obsolete decentralised system of analogue intercoms that were installed on the original premises of the now modernised administrative buildings and shops at the A7 Office Center in Prague.
2N Finishes Final Preparations for IFSEC
The biggest European trade fair focusing on security technologies, IFSEC International, will be opening its gates in London in just a few weeks (20-22.6.2017). And, just like every year, 2N is once again on the list of leading exhibitors in the field of access control. We are already looking forward to demonstrating to visitors why our IP intercoms, IP access control systems and IP audio solutions rank among the very best in the world at our stand #F1100.
2N Plans to Exhibit in Saudi Arabia and South Africa
While spring is in full swing, 2N is finishing its preparations for two forthcoming exhibitions. In a few days, we will be presenting our access control and audio distribution over IP networks solutions at the Intersec Trade Fair in Saudi Arabia. And just a little bit later, at the end of May and beginning of June, we will be exhibiting our new products at the Securex Exhibition in Johannesburg, South Africa.
New Firmware 3.2 for 2N® Indoor Touch
We are releasing new firmware version 3.2 for the 2N® Indoor Touch communicator. The changes are mainly to do with language localization.
2N® Access Unit Bluetooth
We are broadening our portfolio of modern reliable solutions based on Bluetooth technology. Leave behind those problems of looking for keys or access cards. The stand-alone 2N® Access Unit Bluetooth conveniently opens doors using your smart phone or tablet with the 2N® Mobile Key application installed.
2N Training Becomes BICSI®CEC Accredited
2N USA LLC trainings have recently become accredited by BICSI®, the professional association supporting advancing the information and communications technology (ICT) community.
11.04.2017 Special Offers
Follow 2N on YouTube
Are you aware that 2N has its own YouTube channel with more than 100 videos? Whether you‘re looking for practical information or want to send a video on to your customers, YouTube makes it easy.
2N Solution for Prisons and Detention Centers
The characteristics of 2N products lend themselves perfectly to use in prisons and detention centers. All communication and surveillance systems must be highly reliable and guarantee maximum protection and safety for guards and prisoners, as well as their visitors. 2N offers a complete solution that ensures the security of prison environments.
2N Wins the Red Dot Award for Product Design
The results of this year’s Red Dot Awards are in. Despite the intense competition, 2N® Helios IP Verso and 2N® Indoor Touch won awards for top design among 54 counties and 5,500 registered products. It took the Red Dot Professional Committee nearly a month to evaluate all the registered products. Each was assessed from the perspective of quality, level of innovation, functionality, resistance, product shape and ergonomics.
The New Standard EN 81-20 from the Perspective of Emergency Communication
2N develops and produces emergency communication systems for elevators, therefore providing products that naturally meet the new European safety regulation, standard EN 81-20:2014 that will come into effect on August 31, 2017. Among other subjects, the new regulation specifies communication above and below the elevator cabin.
2N Protects Public Schools in Virginia
Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) searched for a suitable solution that would enable their employees to evaluate visitors prior to entering school buildings, using cameras and door intercoms.
Firmware 2.19.0 for Access Systems
We are releasing a new firmware 2.19.0 upgrade for all 2N Helios IP intercoms, as well as the 2N® Access Unit, to enhance our unique existing security functions.
2N Chosen for Upgrade of Apartment Complex in Brno
2N was the choice for the renovation of 108 apartments with 7 entries and a shared parking area in Brno, the Czech Republic’s second largest city. When in house communication systems are part of the plan, 2N is part of the solution.
LDAP Enhances the Functions of 2N® Access Commander
The 2N® Access Commander system now supports the option of data synchronization with data stored in third-party databases, using LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol).
2N is Heading to Las Vegas
Only a few weeks to go until the opening of the ICS West Expo in Las Vegas (5-7/4/2017), the most important trade fair in the United States focused on security technologies. And, as in years past, 2N will not be missing this time either. Visitors to our stand will get shown the new additions to the portfolio of IP intercoms, IP access systems and IP audio.
2N Broadens its Ranks
In March 2N sets out to two student job fairs that take place at the most prestigious industrial university in the Czech Republic- CVUT. The aim is to find talented students and probables to 2N teams of development, testing or technical support.
2N Is Preparing for the Securika/MIPS 2017 Trade Fair in Moscow
Securika/MIPS (March 21-24, 2017) is recognized as one of the most significant security-related trade fairs worldwide and 2N cannot be missing this event. As in the previous seasons, this year we will launch new products in Moscow, particularly from the IP intercom and access systems product lines, as well as the IP audio.
CAMLogs Functions for 2N® Access Commander
Among the features offered by the new 1.7.0 version of the 2N® Access Commander software is the CAMLogs function, making access logs available, including visual documentation of certain events.
New Version of the 2N® Access Commander 1.7.0
Following three months of development we are releasing a new version of the 2N® Access Commander intended to handle access rights to buildings and bulk configuration of 2N equipment. Version 1.7.0 offers many improvements in the area of security, as well as overall performance of the application.
Introducing 2N® Mobile Video Service
Now you can be available to your visitors even when you are not at home. When someone is at your door 2N® Mobile Video establishes a Video call from the 2N IP intercom directly to your mobile phone. You can see who’s at the door and open it remotely to let trusted visitors in.
Purchase Licence for 2N Intercoms Online
Now you can purchase On-line Licence for 2N Helios IP Intercoms using My2N portal. Brand new service enables you to buy new licenses for 2N Intercoms by credit card.
Meet 2N in Mexico
EXPO Seguridad is fifteen years old this year and has become a tradition that 2N never misses.
2N Intercoms Provide Security in San Borja
San Borja is one of 43 municipal districts in Lima, Peru. Following the recent implementation of 2N® Helios IP Safety emergency intercoms, it was recognized as one of the safest areas in the city.
Experience the Winning Spirit of Charity
April 1st will be marked by helping handicapped children at The Prague ½ Marathon. 2N is sending a team to support them.
2N Orlando ‘Hands-On’ Training Event
2N, the IHS-ranked #1 IP Intercom in N. America for 2016, will be conducting Hands-On training sessions using the 2N® Helios IP Force in your area. These training events are open to all.
2N finalises preparations for ISE 2017
The Integrated Systems Europe show in Amsterdam is only a few days away (7 - 10 February 2017). Visit our booth to see innovations in IP audio and IP intercoms, and try out a durability test on our products yourself.
2N the Leader in IP Exhibits at ITEXPO
We are very excited to be showing the industry the latest technology in IP Intercoms, IP Access Control, IP Audio and VOIP Gateways at ITEXPO on February 8th - 10th. Come by our booth #821 and see firsthand, the latest offerings in Intercom Technology (Bluetooth, Touchscreen, Mobile Connectivity) as well as the latest GSM/UMTS/VOIP Gateways.
Access Systems with New Firmware 2.18.1
We are issuing new firmware for all 2N Helios IP intercoms. Read what the new functions and improvements offer.
Bluetooth Technology for the 2N® Helios IP Verso and 2N® Access Unit
We have integrated Bluetooth technology into the 2N intercoms and access systems, strengthening our position as global leader in IP intercoms. We bring you a safe and convenient way to open doors using smart phones or tablets with the 2N® Mobile Key application.
2N IP Intercoms with New Firmware 2.18.0
We are issuing the new firmware 2.18 for all 2N Helios IP intercoms. Read about the new functions and improvements the new version brings. Most of these changes incorporate enhanced communication security.
2N Awarded Czech Exporter of the Year 2016
The Czech Chamber of Commerce confirmed 2N Telecommunications place as amongst the best exporters in the Czech Republic. The results were announced this week in Prague‘s beautiful Kaiserstein Palace.
We are Introducing the Innovative 2N® SmartCom PRO
We will be offering an improved 2N® SmartCom PRO to all our partners and customers from mid-December. Some changes have been made, especially to the hardware.
New Version of 2N® Access Commander 1.6.0
Before the end of the year, we will be rolling out a new version of the 2N® Access Commander software. The software allows administration of building access authorisations and the bulk of 2N devices to be configured. As we see security as an integral part of modern access systems, the new version has improvements in this area.
2N Launches a New IP Intercom, the 2N® Helios IP Base
From the end of October, we are expanding our offering of stylish compact IP intercoms with the 2N® Helios IP Base, bringing high quality finishing and audio/video in HD quality.
2N Approved as Genetec Technology Alliances Partner
We are proud to announce that we have been recognized as an approved Genetec Technology Alliances Partner.
Access Systems with New 2.17.0 Firmware
We are releasing new firmware for all 2N Helios IP intercoms, 2N access units and SIP audio systems. Learn about new features and improvements it brings. Those are mainly changes regarding higher security access.
Milestone XProtect Device Pack 8.7 Supports 2N SIP Audio Products
Our SIP Audio systems have been successfully tested with VMS Milestone and are now part of products that are supported in XProtect Device Pack 8.7 version.
2N Supplies Emergency Call Systems for Schmersal Böhnke + Partner
2N has started cooperation with Schmersal Böhnke + Partner, internationally leading supplier of components, controllers and remote diagnostics systems for the lift industry.
2N Is Exhibiting at ASIS and CEDIA in the U.S.A.
We will be presenting our innovations in Access Control, IP Intercoms, and solutions for safe schools/businesses at one of the largest security trade shows, ASIS 2016, in Orlando in September (12th – 14th). Later that same week, we will be attending and exhibiting at CEDIA 2016 (15th – 17th), the largest trade show in home automation, where our smart home integrated solutions will be presented.
We are introducing the 2N® SIP Speaker Horn outdoor speaker
At the end of August, we launched a new product on the IP audio systems market. It is an outdoor speaker for live announcements via an IP network with exceptionally loud and clear sound.
2N will be presenting its solutions in Essen
In just few weeks, Security Essen (27 – 30.9.2016) – one of the most important security technology trade shows worldwide – will open, and 2N will be presenting its innovations in door communication and IP audio portfolios.
2N® Access Commander – integration with XProtect® Access
2N have developed a plugin for the integration of the 2N® Access Commander access control system with the XProtect® Access system by Milestone. This allows the system operators to control both systems from one interface.
2N presents the 2N® Helios IP Verso Touch display
From the end of August we commence sales of a new module for the 2N® Helios IP Verso intercom. You can look forward to the long-awaited touch display that compares favourably with competing products particularly thanks to its intuitive controls, and phone book search functions.
Access control and SIP audio systems with new firmware (2.16.1)
We have released a new version of firmware (2.16.1) for all 2N IP intercom systems.
Online Training Courses for August Now Available
What is new in 2N product portfolio? How to enhance your knowledge in 2N Helios IP Intercoms or IP Audio or Access Control solutions? 2N will be conducting various online training sessions open to all.
2N in the final stages of its preparation for Intersec in Dubai
Once again, 2N is opening the exhibition season at the Intersec trade show in Dubai. The company will be presenting its innovations in entry control and access systems.
Using 2N M2M solutions in Smart City projects
2N® SmartCom PRO and 2N® SmartCom terminals are deployed in Smart City projects in various cities around Europe. In combination with the Enectiva solution this allows on-line monitoring of the consumption of electricity, gas, heat and water in schools, kindergartens, at city offices, in council housing apartment buildings, but also monitoring the e.g. public lighting energy usage.
New release of 2N® Access Commander
We bring you the new version of the 2N® Access Commander software for managing site access rights and bulk configuring 2N devices. We have completely revamped the user interface. Following thorough testing we decided to go with Google Material Design, making our software more user friendly and intuitive.
Renewal of Cisco Certification for 2N Intercoms
We are pleased to announce that 2N, as a long-term partner of the CISCO company, has renewed official certification for the 2N Helios IP intercoms with the latest version of Cisco Unified Communications Manager 11.0 (CUCM).
2N will be showcasing their products in Columbia
While the summer holidays are in full swing, 2N is busy with the final stages of preparation for the ESS International Security Fair in Bogota, Columbia (17.-19.8.2016), one of the most prominent exhibitions in Latin America. 2N will be introducing their new access control and IP audio products there.
You need no longer worry about the days without the 2N product you bought while waiting to settle an issue. We now offer an Immediate replacement service. Instead of waiting for the repair you get a functional product right after sending in the faulty piece.
2N IP intercoms, Access and SIP audio systems with new firmware 2.16.0
We are releasing new firmware for all 2N Helios IP intercoms, SIP audio systems and the 2N® Access Unit. It brings a whole host of new features and improvements.
2N USA LLC Became a New Member of SIA
2N USA LLC a leading company in the field of IP intercom; physical security industry and IP audio systems became a new member of SIA, Security Industry Association.
2N® Indoor Touch opens to integrators
HTTP API interface allows to connect 2N® Indoor Touch, or more precisely the 2N® Helios IP Mobile application to third-party applications and devices.
2N is heading to London for IFSEC
In just a few weeks we will be launching our latest Access Control solution at the largest security-focused European trade fair, the IFSEC International 2016 (21-23/6/2016) in London. Visitors to our stand D1625 will have the opportunity to see with their own eyes why 2N products belong among the most highly regarded not just in Europe, but worldwide.
New 2N® Indoor Touch variant with Wi-Fi support
From the end of May all 2N customers have available a new variant of the 2N® Indoor Touch communicator with Wi-Fi access support. It has its place especially in the residential sector.
2N® Access Unit – examples of use
2N® Access Unit is primarily intended for businesses that need to gain control over the movement of persons in a building. It offers a simple and reliable solution at a good price. Companies that share their space with others in one building and need to deal with access rights to different parts of the building will find it very useful.
New firmware for 2N® Indoor Touch
2N is releasing new firmware version 2.0 for the 2N® Indoor Touch communicator. It brings a web interface for remote configuration, WiFi support and lots of other new features in the 2N® Helios IP Mobile application.
2N® Indoor Touch and IP intercoms compatible with Trassir
The multifunctional 2N® Indoor Touch communicator and 2N® Helios IP Force intercom have been successfully tested with yet another camera system. This time it was Trassir.
2N® Lift1 and new firmware 126.96.36.199.0
We have released new firmware for the lift communicator 2N®Lift1. In addition to improved handsfree functionality it brings support for user profiles and new language localizations.
2N® Network Scanner version 3.0.4
Following on from the new firmware 2.15 for access and SIP audio systems we are releasing the 2N® Network Scanner software in a new version 3.0.4. It brings a number of new features and improvements, among other things it finds 2N IP intercoms on the network which do not yet have an IP address.
Access and SIP audio systems get new firmware 2.15
We are releasing new firmware version 2.15. for all 2N IP intercoms, 2N® Access Units and SIP audio systems. To find out about new features and improvements, read on.
MeetingRoomApp for 2N® Indoor Touch
At 2N we are continually working to improve our services and solutions. This time we tested the application MeetingRoomApp from Letsgood. We can heartily recommend it for use with the multifunction communicator 2N® Indoor Touch.
11.03.2016 Special Offers
2N® Helios IP Vario – Spring Promotion
Until the end of April you can get the time-honoured 2N® Helios IP Vario door intercom with camera and other accessories for all models of 2N® Helios IP Vario at a discount. This gives you an unmissable opportunity to fill your stores with 2N goods at promotional prices.
2N is headed for the Frankfurt Light + Building Fair
Soon enough, on Sunday, 13 March, the Light + Building trade fair in Frankfurt will open its doors. This is the world’s largest exhibition dedicated to lighting technology and smart building solutions. 2N will also be in Frankfurt, showing novelties in building automation.
Compatibility of 2N Helios IP intercoms and Gigaset Maxwell 10
During intensive compatibility testing we found the products perfectly compatible, bringing great value to the end customer. Our security intercoms, 2N Helios IP, are recommended for installation and integration with Gigaset Maxwell 10 devices.
New 2N Visual Style announced
We have welcomed in the New Year by implementing a new visual style for 2N. The main aim was to rejuvenate the graphic identity and clarify our communication. Don’t expect any revolution, 2N is a brand of many years’ standing, on firm foundations. Nevertheless, some of the details were ready for a facelift.
2N exhibiting at the ISE in Amsterdam
2N will present their latest products at the Integrated Systems Europe trade fair in Amsterdam, which will take place during 9-12 February 2016. Visitors to our stand will get to see innovative solutions in IP Audio, Access control and admission systems.
A new type of training for dealers
From January 2016 we intend to support our partners by providing, in addition to technical training, a new training course. This will focus on business tactics and sales arguments.