Digital doorbells in a networked apartment building

The new build in Melatengürtel in Ehrenfeld is probably one of the most digital apartment buildings in the city of Cologne. At the entrance, visitors ring doorbells on Siedle Touch displays. The two digital door intercom systems are fully integrated into the networked infrastructure; door calls are received on smartphones.


Housing complex with daycare in Ehrenfeld, Cologne

The requirements: The building with 32 apartments and daycare has been designed as a digitally networked property throughout. Tenants control all key functions in the apartment and building via an app on their smartphones. Administration in the IP network is performed centrally via the property management company's office.

The Siedle concept: Siedle Access Professional integrates the door communication into the building's IP network. Visitors can ring digital doorbells at two entrances. The two Siedle Touch displays deliver both convenient operation and efficient administration. Door calls with live video feed are displayed on smartphones. And the property manager can remotely update the call display at any time when there is a change of tenant.

Siedle Touch also offers many individual design options, both on the touchscreen as well as in terms of building integration. For example, the info area on the display features the logo of the Cologne property group. At the main entrance, Siedle Touch is integrated into a painted door panel. The touchscreen at the courtyard entrance is installed in a door station from the Steel design line.

The components: IP system Siedle Access Professional with Siedle app, Siedle Touch as freely integrated built-in solution and integrated in Siedle Steel.

Property developer: Metropol Immobiliengruppe, Cologne

Architecture: Vidale Schnitzler Architekten, Cologne

Electrical installation: Elektrotechnik Jaeger-Jäckel, Cologne

Siedle Touch for integration

Siedle Touch can be integrated directly into facades, door panels or walls, as can the door loudspeaker and associated camera, which provides an optimum image of the entrance area at all times.

Siedle Touch
Siedle Access
IP integration

Siedle Access Professional is compatible with the global network standard. It integrates seamlessly into an IP network and enhances it with the entire range of Siedle system technology functions.

Siedle Access Professional
Mobile and secure

The Siedle app has constant access to the door intercom system – at home and on the move. Users can see who is at their door live on their smartphones or tablets.

Siedle app
Siedle Touch in the Siedle Steel door station
Siedle Touch for Siedle Steel

Integrating Siedle Touch into a door station ensures a coherent look. Steel door intercom systems are custom-made and delivered ready for installation.

Siedle Touch

“Our MelEHR project represents networked living through and through. Digital building communication from Siedle is a very good fit for our concept.“

Johannes Koza, Head of Strategic Company Development, Metropol Immobiliengruppe


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