Virtual Doorman Offering Free, Expanded Services for All Customers During COVID-19 Emergency
Mann Publications Virtual Doorman, a New York-based provider of remote doorman and security services, announced details of its emergency plan to expand services and provide much-needed security and safety to both its customers and their buildings’ staff throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual Doorman systems use technology and real people to serve the residents of multi-tenant […]
Virtual Doormen: Deliveries in the Age of Virtual Staff
The Cooperator New York | By A.J. Sidransky Online services have revolutionized everything – but especially shopping. Virtually anything you want is now at your fingertips, and virtually everything can be delivered. Online versions of every service, from food delivery to furniture to pharmaceuticals, can arrive at your door without you ever leaving the comfort […]
One Door Closes, A Virtual One Opens
Mann Publications | By Mahzabeen Alam Imagine walking into your building and a voice calls your name. You look around you, but there’s no one there. It’s your virtual doorman greeting you. No, there isn’t a hologram of a man or woman in concierge uniform, but instead a camera on the wall being monitored by […]
Virtual Doorman: Real Savings.
Entrepreneur Regal Real Estate has selected Virtual Doorman (VDM), the remote doorman service bat provides traditional doorman services remotely, to offer services in four of its Manhattan properties, namely: 21 Maiden Lane, 33 Union Square, 9 East 16th Street and 112 Fulton Street. Regal ultimately plans to install VDM throughout its entire 22-multifamily building New […]
Brooklyn Residential Buildings Go High-Tech
Brooklyn Daily Eagle | By Linda Collins BROOKLYN — Virtual Doorman, a high-tech electronic doorman system, is finding acceptance in Brooklyn. Several new condominium buildings have installed the service, including Park Slope’s The Argyle at 251 Seventh St. at Fourth Avenue; 101 N. 5th St. in Williamsburg; and 585 Sixth Ave. in South Slope.
The EZPass of Doormen
The New York Observer | By Bonnie Kavoussi From Ocala, Fla., and Unity, Maine, the fate of New York doormen may be decided. The two towns headquarter the remote command centers of the Virtual Doorman, a technology that, as the name suggests, acts as a building’s doorman in everything but a warm body. Plus, it’s […]
Ding Dong the Doorman’s Dead!
New York Post | By Sarah Ryley It’s the rise of the cyborg doorman. Cash-strapped developers are trying to save bucks and lure buyers with lower common charges by installing “virtual doormen” – staffers sitting in command centers as far away as Florida who can buzz guests and deliveries into buildings at a fraction of […]
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Hip to be Small
Security Products When people think of Manhattan, they usually envision soaring high rises equipped with white-gloved doormen or charming and luxurious prewar brownstones. Yet within the last year, the real estate market has seen a rise in a new and exciting breed of buildings — what many are dubbing “the boutiques.” A growing pocket of […]
Technology Takes the ‘Man’ Out of Doorman
am New York | By Andrew Lisa It’s the rise of the cyborg doorman. Colin Foster doesn’t envision a New York without doormen, he just pictures a new kind of concierge manning the lobbies of buildings that otherwise wouldn’t have one. The buildings he’s targeting are smaller structures with just a handful of units, and […]