LAN-TEL Communications Named Exclusive New England Provider of Pinpoint® Duress Security Systems

February 20th, 2020



February 20, 2020 – NORWOOD, MA – LAN-TEL Communications, Inc., headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts, announces the introduction of the company’s newest security technology product line, PINPOINT Duress Systems, as the company continues to expand its robust, industry-leading security technology offerings. Through agreement with Pinpoint, Inc., LAN-TEL is now the exclusive New England provider of Pinpoint’s line of fully integrated, proactive security technology products.

The Pinpoint security system product line, comprised of Personal Infrared Transmitters, which interface with Infrared Receiver Units and Alphanumeric Display Units, and complemented by Pinpoint Mobile & PC Alert Apps, is designed to discreetly and reliably pinpoint the precise location where workplace aggression toward staff personnel or other building occupants is occurring, in real time, enabling near-instantaneous response to address aggressive behavior at mental health facilities, hospitals, correctional institutions, schools, educational campuses, hotels and corporate facilities. An array of over-door lights, call buttons, paging devices also be integrated into the system.

The Pinpoint security system is easily programmable, allowing for customized communication, and can be integrated with a facility’s existing camera security systems.

LAN-TEL launched its Pinpoint security line on Monday, January 27, 2020 at the company’s Norwood, Massachusetts headquarters, with a product line informational session, presentation and demonstration headed by Pinpoint’s U.S. Business Development Manager Corey Greenberg and LAN-TEL’s Director of Security and New Business Development John Grennon. The session was attended by prominent Greater Boston leaders in law enforcement, and key security and IT personnel at leading healthcare and educational organizations, including Massachusetts General Hospital, Steward Health Care, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

“Pinpoint, Inc. is proud to partner with LAN-TEL Communications, an industry leader in security, in our joint efforts to provide proactive, real-time, advanced security technology solutions to facilities throughout Greater Boston and all of New England,” said Greenberg.

“LAN-TEL is proud to offer Pinpoint’s advanced, proactive security technology to New England’s healthcare facilities, mental health clinics, schools, universities, correctional institutions and corporate facilities in our focus to protect workers and the public from workplace aggression and violence that unfortunately occurs too regularly in these facilities,” said LAN-TEL President and CEO Joe Bodio.

The Pinpoint Staff Security System is currently installed at Newton Wellesley Hospital in Newton, Massachusetts as well as at Mayo Health in Minnesota, and Northwell Health in New York.

Pinpoint, Inc., headquartered in Hauppauge, New York, is the U.S. division of UK-based Pinpoint Ltd., and Flexible Systems, also based in Hauppauge, NY, is the sole distributor of Pinpoint’s INSTANTalarm® 5000 in the United States.

For further information, contact John Grennon, Director of Security, LAN-TEL Communications at jgrennon@lan-tel.com

LAN-TEL Communications, headquartered in Norwood, MA, is a prominent low-voltage contractor for the City of Boston and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The company is the security system provider for the Metro Boston Homeland Security Region (MBHSR) and other Greater Boston-area municipalities, having provided hundreds of wireless video security system installations throughout the region and integrating them into respective area headquarters. LAN-TEL also has security and IT system solutions for numerous prominent healthcare, educational, commercial, and public facilities throughout Greater Boston.


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