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What is a virtual reception?

The virtual reception is an ingenious combination of innovative and user-friendly software and hardware. This allows companies to automate their reception. The system eliminates the repetitive tasks of receptionists. It enables smooth access control, automates visitor registration and receives and stores incoming mail, parcels and deliveries. It is a secure and cost-effective solution for efficient access control, visitor management and mailroom management.

1. Smart access control system

Temporary staff, permanent employees, visitors and suppliers come and go. But who gets access to which rooms, and when?

Greeting and guidance

  • A smart access control system greets and guides everyone entering the building with automatic voice instructions and gives them access to the company. An invitation email with a QR code enables visitors and suppliers to be given limited temporary access.
  • The system offers a one key access experience: one key opens all the doors and activates all the smart devices to which the user has access, such as printers.

  • The management software makes it possible to set and adjust access rights and time restrictions. Thus, only authorised persons gain access to, for example, the legal, financial or HR department. This ensures a heightened level of security.
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    2. Visitor management system

    A virtual reception also receives and registers visitors and employees. Using a visitor management system, this is done very efficiently - digitally. There are 2 types of visitor management solutions.

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    • Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions are intended to support the receptionist in their daily tasks. These solutions partly digitise reception but have various drawbacks. They do not work independently: a receptionist must always be present with a tablet or iPad in order to use the software. And they come with additional costs: the cost of the system + the cost of the receptionist using the system.
    • A HaaS solution works 100% independently and automates the entire process of visitor registration. The system consists of several components such as a smart doorbell, badge printer, alcohol gel dispenser and QR code readers to open the doors. Because there is no need for a receptionist any longer, a company with a HaaS system saves a lot of money. And reception becomes a lot more professional. A fully-fledged virtual reception therefore always offers a HaaS solution.

    3. Mailroom management system

    A virtual reception also includes a mailroom management system: a smart parcel locker system that manages all incoming mail, deliveries and parcels. With a standalone solution, companies can streamline their mailroom management and closely monitor incoming and outgoing parcels. And a smart doorbell shows couriers the way to deliver mail. The recipient automatically receives a message that mail has arrived for them. And if they forget to pick up their package? Then they get a reminder.

    Because parcels are kept in a locked parcel box, personal information on the labels, such as telephone numbers and e-mail addresses, remains protected from curious passers-by. The recipients can collect their parcels directly – in other words, privacy-proofed – without intermediaries. And if employees receive a parcel? Then they receive a notification with a personal QR code. They scan that code in the smart parcel locker system, which releases the parcel. Simple.

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    Privacy protection

    Because parcels are kept in a locked parcel box, personal information on the labels, such as telephone numbers and e-mail addresses, remains protected from curious passers-by. The recipients can collect their parcels directly – in other words, privacy-proofed – without intermediaries. And if employees receive a parcel? Then they receive a notification with a personal QR code. They scan that code in the smart parcel locker system, which releases the parcel. Simple.

    Benefits

    • Cost savings because a receptionist is no longer required
    • Time savings for employees because a smart parcel locker system scans every delivery, signs for receipt and notifies the recipient
    • Privacy because all deliveries end up in a separate parcel box, protected from prying eyes
    • Professional image

    Why is the virtual reception revolutionary?

    In the past, companies relied on a pen and paper to register visitors. This was often done by the same receptionist who at the same time had to receive, sign for and store all the mail and parcels, as well as inform recipients of their consignment. Time consuming, and also contrary to data protection principles.

    The virtual reception puts an end to this old-fashioned practice. It works autonomously, without the helping hand of (reception) staff. It professionalises reception for companies, governments and organisations, makes working environments more secure and reduces operational costs.

    This gives reception staff more time for more complex tasks, such as fleet management or supporting other colleagues. With a virtual reception, a completely unmanned and automated reception is even possible.

    A virtual reception:

    • Is available 24/7
    • Improves the visitor experience and protects personal data
    • Optimises the internal provision of services to both home and office workers

    What can a virtual reception mean for your workplace?

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    Greater efficiency

    No front desk employee required to receive and store mail and parcels

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    More safety

    Safe and privacy-proof storage of mail and parcels

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    Cost savings

    A virtual reception can save your company up to € 90.000