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Think keypads are a safe option for access control? Think again. featured image

Think keypads are a safe option for access control? Think again.

Many people who would like an electronic access control system, but don’t have the budget for card readers or biometrics, assume that they are left with just one option: keypads. But let’s take at look at why keypads are not a good or safe choice. To begin, passcodes can be easily shared. Or, perhaps even […]

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VIZpin Launches Certified Installer Program to Support National Accounts

Lancaster, Pennsylvania – October 31, 2018 — VIZpin, designer and manufacturer of the VIZpin smartphone-based, Bluetooth enabled access entry system, has announced the launch of the company’s new VIZpin Certified Installer Program. The Certified Installer Program was developed in response to the steady growth of national Quick Service Restaurants (QSR) and Retail clients the company has acquired since being established in 2016.  VIZpin systems are typically installed by VIZpin Certified Partners. However, due to unanticipated demand […]

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How Does VIZpin Work with Emergency Responders? K.I.S.S. featured image

How Does VIZpin Work with Emergency Responders? K.I.S.S.

By Paul Bodell, VIZpin CEO First Responder Lock Boxes Many towns require building owners to provide emergency access to first responders. With traditional systems, an owner mounts a key lock box or electronic keypad near the door, and programs an emergency code that all first responders know. The Problem At about $20 per box, the […]

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May the Best Pumpkin Win

This year we held our inaugural pumpkin painting contest with a few of our team members – where it was a little chaotic, a little competitive, but all fun. Voting was up to the public and #6 is our big winner!  Congratulations and thanks to everyone who voted!      

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Solving the Pizza Guy Problem

Paul Bodell, VIZpin CEO One of the most valued features of VIZpin is that it’s cloud-based but doesn’t have a local network connection.  IT guys love it because they don’t have to worry about it, and accountants love it because it is very inexpensive to install and involves no ongoing ISP charges. The challenge is, […]

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The first cloud-based, solar powered Smartphone access control system featured image

The first cloud-based, solar powered Smartphone access control system

Lancaster, Pennsylvania – October 15, 2018 — VIZpin, designer and manufacturer of the VIZpin smartphone-based, Bluetooth enabled access entry system, has launched the first solar powered, cloud based smartphone access control system. Because of increasing demand for managing access to remote areas where power is limited or cost prohibitive, VIZpin developed the VIZpin Solar Kit.  It is self-contained in an environmental enclosure […]

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Why Key Cards & Key FOBs Are Outdated

By Todd Jarecki, VIZpin Team The world’s tech market is a quickly growing and advancing industry. Products that were once thought to be high-tech and useful become something that is in a desperate need for an update. This is the case with many key card and key fob systems in the market. They certainly had […]

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Daycare Centers:  Keeping Bad Guys Out and Chronically Late Parents Punctual featured image

Daycare Centers: Keeping Bad Guys Out and Chronically Late Parents Punctual

Daycare owners are among VIZpin’s earliest and most loyal customers, and through our many daycare partnerships, we’ve learned a lot about the unique market. We know that daycare owners are very satisfied with VIZpin but wanted to know exactly why they prefer it versus other access control solutions for daycares. I recently reached out to […]

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What VIZpin Clients are Saying: Typical Challenges and How VIZpin Solves Them featured image

What VIZpin Clients are Saying: Typical Challenges and How VIZpin Solves Them

We often use our blog to share important information and updates about VIZpin, and sometimes to share general feedback we receive from our clients. We realize, however, that what is particularly valuable to our readers is exactly what VIZpin clients have to say. That’s why, in today’s post, we’re bringing you – straight from the […]

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VIZpin Names Wendi Grinnell as Vice President

Lancaster, Pennsylvania – July 16, 2018 — VIZpin, designer and manufacturer of the VIZpin smartphone-based, Bluetooth enabled access entry system, has announced the appointment of Wendi Grinnell to the newly-created position of Vice President, effective immediately. Grinnell, of Elizabethtown, is a graduate of Rutgers University and has 20 years of marketing and sales leadership experience. […]

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