The Smarter Building Blog

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Apartment Intercom System with Door Release

Apartment Intercom System with Door Release

  An apartment intercom system with door release lets tenants open the door for visitors with the push of a button. When a visitor uses the apartment intercom system to call a tenant, the tenant is alerted of the visitor’s arrival. The tenant then unlocks the...

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The History of the Apartment Intercom System

The History of the Apartment Intercom System

  The world has changed a lot since the first apartment intercom system was invented more than 100 years ago. Back then, apartment dwellers purchased their goods from a market within walking distance of their homes, traveled only for special occasions, and rarely...

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How Do I Use ButterflyMX?

How Do I Use ButterflyMX?

If you live, work, or manage a property equipped with ButterflyMX and find yourself asking, "How do I use ButterflyMX?", read this post to get started.   ButterflyMX lets you use your smartphone to gain access to your building and to let visitors in. You can...

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How to Use ButterflyMX Voice Commands

How to Use ButterflyMX Voice Commands

Read this post to learn how to use ButterflyMX voice commands. We live in a world where you can ask your voice assistant to do pretty much anything. You can ask it to remind you to pick up your dry cleaning, order you more laundry detergent, or even read you a book....

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How Video Calls Work with ButterflyMX

How Video Calls Work with ButterflyMX

Read this post to learn how video calling works with ButterflyMX. Unlike a telephone entry system that can only make audio calls, our smart intercom allows for video calling to a smartphone. This way, tenants can see who is at the door or gate before granting them...

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