Why DoorBird?

Why DoorBird?

Comparison with competitors

DoorBird stands for the combination of exclusive design with the most innovative IP technology in the field of door communication. Our products are made from corrosion-resistant precious metals and manufactured in Germany according to the highest quality standards. The design is sophisticated, clean and straightforward.

Due to the consistent use of IP technology DoorBird products are top notch in the industry. In terms of quality, speed of push messages, voice and video, DoorBird IP Video door stations are the leader when it comes to innovative technology and design. Because of our specially developed encoding, packaging and transport technology, only 450 KBit/sec are needed for a great audio and video quality. DoorBird even works reliably when your smart device has only moderate internet connection.

In the following list we classify our products for you and show you in what areas our strongest competitors are doing best.

DoorBirdBest Competitors
Design and QualityElegant, straightforward design made of high-quality precious metal casings. No cheap plastic housings

Numerous surfaces and colours, e. g. stainless steel, bronze, brass, titanium as well as free choice of colour with powder coating. Service for the design of individual units
Siedle, 2N, Aiphone
Production Location GermanySiedle
Picture and audio quality Ultra sharp, ultra wide angle HD image, straightened and without black fish eye edges

Clear speech even under difficult environmental conditions
Only at DoorBird
PricingDistribution only through us and selected resellers

No dumping prices on the Internet
Only at DoorBird
Support and Service Support in German, English, Spanish, French and Italian

2 year worldwide warranty

Worldwide return free of charge in case of defect
Only at DoorBird
Model Variety Numerous models for single-family and apartment buildings, apartment complexes and large apartment buildings

Products for access control

Service for the design of individual units
Siedle, 2N, Aiphone, Comelit
IP Technology Products based entirely on IP technology

No SIP required

App does not have to be started, therefore battery-friendly

Free Cloud recording (visitor history) in HD quality

No DynDNS or port forwarding / NAT required

Ring, Skybell
Internet connection requirements Minimum required internet connection: 450 Kbit/s.

Specially developed encoding, packaging and transport technology for mobile remote access (WLAN, 3G, 4G/LTE, 5G), resulting in low latency for audio & video and super-fast connection establishment. Ultra-fast notification via push message

Minimum delay for audio and video because no standard h. 264/SIP
Only at DoorBird
Integrations and compatibility, interfaces Open API interface for integration in home automation, access control, alarm systems and other systems

Official ONVIF member

Integrated in Volkswagen, Control4, Crestron, KNX, RTI, Elan, URC, Nuki, Zipato, Fibaro and many more.

Integrated in NVR, NAS and VMS (e. g. Synology, Qnap, Hikvision, Netavis, Milestone etc.) and much more.

Activatable Session Initiated Protocol (SIP) with P2P and PBX support, e. g. for Grandstream, Snom, Yealink etc.
Only at DoorBird
Connection possibilities Connection for existing doorbell

Connection for existing door, door or garage openers

Connection for existing door release button
Siedle, 2N
ActivationSimple activation by scanning a QR code

No SIP required

No DynDNS or port forwarding / NAT required
Ring, Skybell
Exemplary functionality 180-210° HD video with hemispheric lens*

4D motion sensor*

Schedules and profiles individually configurable

Automatic door opener

I/O door controller as remote safety relay

Cross-Platform HTML5 Widget

RFID Reader*


Bluetooth Low Energy® (BLE)*

Cloud API for third-party vendors Face-Recognition*
Only at DoorBird
* *: Depends on model