About Talkaphone

WHO WE ARE

Talkaphone® is an emergency communications expert based in Niles, IL. Our blue light phones, area of refuge, and related voice-based communication solutions equip people to immediately reach first responders from all the places where they commute or gather to work, play, and learn. Purpose-built for the rigors of real-world applications, Talkaphone’s versatile solutions draw on decades of product development, manufacturing expertise and steadfast industry partnerships. By working collaboratively with system integrators and their customers at every step—from definition to implementation—we deliver the satisfaction of results at scale with the care of a small business.

 

Everyday life. Everywhere safe.

Talkaphone Building

 

Meet The Talkaphone Leadership Team

Steve Johnson Headshot

Steve Johnson

President and CEO
Clarence Wong Headshot

Clarence Wong

Vice President of Product Management
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Alex Papadatos

Engineering Manager
Nadine Blanpied Headshot

Nadine Blanpied

Marketing Manager
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Tony Legittino

Operations Manager
Marty Weinberger Headshot

Marty Weinberger

Controller

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News and Events

2024 Talkaphone Trade Show Schedule
January 19, 2024
2024 Talkaphone Trade Show Schedule

Happy New Year from Talkaphone! As 2024 ramps up, we're excited to share our trade show schedule for the coming months and looking forward to seeing ...

I ❤️ NY: Talkaphone Goes to ISC East 2023
November 30, 2023
I ❤️ NY: Talkaphone Goes to ISC East 2023

This month, the Talkaphone team exhibited onsite at Javits Center in New York, NY for ISC East 2023! At Talkaphone booth #1114, we demoed our popular ...

VOIP-500/VOIP-600 Quick Setup Guide Video Now Available!
July 17, 2023
VOIP-500/VOIP-600 Quick Setup Guide Video Now Available!

Many of you requested a setup video on our popular IP call stations and we're here to deliver! Welcome to the Talkaphone VOIP-500/VOIP-600 Quick ...

ETP-500 Quick Setup Guide Video Now Available!
July 10, 2023
ETP-500 Quick Setup Guide Video Now Available!

Looking for a quick setup guide for a Talkaphone ETP-500, one of our most popular call stations? We've got you covered! In this video featuring John ...

Talkaphone Goes to Louisville, KY in June for ESX 2023
May 12, 2023
Talkaphone Goes to Louisville, KY in June for ESX 2023

The Talkaphone team exhibited at Electronic Security Expo 2023 (ESX) in Louisville, Kentucky on June 6-7, 2023 at the Kentucky International ...

Talkaphone 2023 Major Trade Show Schedule
May 5, 2023
Talkaphone 2023 Major Trade Show Schedule

Talkaphone is pleased to share our 2023 trade show schedule. Below are the major trade shows where the Talkaphone team will be exhibiting our ...

Case Studies

Palomar College
August 15, 2019
Palomar College

Executive Summary Palomar College is a two-year public college founded in 1946 and located in San Marcos, California. With 30,000 students enrolled ...

Virginia Western Community College
July 30, 2019
Virginia Western Community College

Virginia Western Community College: Safety and Security Upgrades

Ringling College of Art and Design
July 30, 2019
Ringling College of Art and Design

Ringling College of Art and Design: A Campus Security Perimeter with Talkaphone Towers Executive Summary Ringling College of Art and Design, located ...

American University
July 30, 2019
American University

American University: Blue Light Emergency Phone Initiative

George Bush International Airport
July 30, 2019
George Bush International Airport

Integrating Talkaphone at George Bush International Airport

University of Otago
July 30, 2019
University of Otago

The Evolution of Mass Notification at University of Otago Executive Summary College Campuses around the world offer one of the most varied and ...