Blogs, News & Articles

VIZpin Names Wendi Grinnell as Vice President featured image

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. […]

Read More
The Good and the Bad of Long Read Range featured image

The Good and the Bad of Long Read Range

Is long read range a blessing or a curse? It depends on how you use it. In the early days of Smartphone Access Control, Bluetooth and NFC were competing and had very different offerings. We choose Bluetooth for two reasons. The first was that every Smartphone has Bluetooth, and at the time we were developing the […]

Read More
Meeting the Distinct Access Control Needs of School Administrators featured image

Meeting the Distinct Access Control Needs of School Administrators

Paul Bodell, VIZpin CEO I recently had an interesting discussion with a school administrator at an expensive, private K-12 school in Florida. Like most schools, they needed access control, but were challenged by the balancing act of creating a welcoming, open environment for students, parents, and visitors, while keeping out those with potentially ill-intentions. Striking […]

Read More
Opening the Doors to Opportunity featured image

Opening the Doors to Opportunity

VIZpin Smartphone Access Control was recently featured in the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce magazine – Thriving. Check out the great article (Page 6) to learn more about the VIZpin experience of growing a technology startup in Lancaster County.

Read More
Simple Administration for Small, Medium and Large Access Control Applications featured image

Simple Administration for Small, Medium and Large Access Control Applications

Paul Bodell, VIZpin CEO We recently announced the launch of VIZpin ROLES, a major update to VIZpin service for all PLUS and LITE accounts. We’re excited to bring this new feature to all our current and future customers. Our smartphone access control solution has always been great for applications with less than 20 access points. […]

Read More
2017 Top 10 Highlights from VIZpin Smartphone Access Control featured image

2017 Top 10 Highlights from VIZpin Smartphone Access Control

Paul Bodell, VIZpin CEO As we enter a new year, it’s always great to take a step back and reflect on the previous one. It was quite an exciting year for VIZpin with feature enhancements, a new office, updated apps and more. Here’s our list of the top 10 highlights with VIZpin in 2017 – […]

Read More
New Feature Allows Access by ROLES featured image

New Feature Allows Access by ROLES

VIZpin, the market leader in Smartphone Access Control, has announced the launch of VIZpin ROLES. This major update to the popular Access Control as a Service (ACaaS) greatly simplifies system administration for small, medium and large access control applications. With VIZpin ROLES, you can grant access to large groups of users using a pre-defined list […]

Read More
7 Things That Should Scare You About Traditional Access Control featured image

7 Things That Should Scare You About Traditional Access Control

Paul Bodell, VIZpin CEO Happy Halloween!  If you’re anything like me, this may be one of your favorite times of the year. The crisp cool weather, the changing fall leaves, football season, and one of the best holidays ever – Halloween! October 31st is all about scary costumes, spooky decorations, and friends and family members […]

Read More
No Network Connection, No Problem:  Bluetooth Will Get Users in the Door featured image

No Network Connection, No Problem: Bluetooth Will Get Users in the Door

Paul Bodell, VIZpin CEO There are many reasons why smartphone-based access systems make sense and property managers are moving away from traditional cards and fobs (we wrote about some of them in a recent post), and we’re admittedly not the only company that makes them. But, despite all the benefits inherent in using smartphones to […]

Read More