SafeRise from FST21 Americas was honored with the Best New Product Award at the 2011 Security Industry Association New Product Showcase (NPS) awards ceremony at ISC West April 7, 2011.
SafeRise is an access control product that uses biometrics; voice, face and license plate recognition technologies; and video, voice and behavioral analytics.
OSID from Xtralis received the Judges’ Choice Award. OSID provides smoke detection by using dual light frequencies, enabling discrimination between smoke and other objects, which reduces false alarms.
“The judges were very impressed by SafeRise’s use of some of the most innovative security technologies available,” NPS Chair Jennifer Martin of Pixim said. “It is an excellent example of what the New Product Showcase is all about. And OSID’s smoke detection capabilities effectively address the critical problem of false alarms.”
In addition to the Best New Product and Judges’ Choice honors, awards were presented in 21 product and service categories. Also, the judges presented nine honorable mention awards. (Honorable mentions could be awarded in any category at the discretion of the judges.) The 32 awards are the most ever presented in the 32-year history of the NPS.
Best in Access Control Products: Tailgate Detector TDflex from IEE Sensing
Honorable Mention: T24 IP Video Door Station from Mobotix
Best in Biometrics, Identification and Credentialing: MiY-ID from 3M Cogent
Best in Commercial and Monitoring Solutions: Conettix D6200 Programming/Administration Software from Bosch Security Systems
Best in Convergence Solutions: Freedom from Viscount Systems
Best in Detection Controls, Devices and Sensors: VESDA ECO from Xtralis
Honorable Mention: LH-e988 from Shenzhen Longhorn Security Technology
Best in Fire/Life Safety: Gemini C-Series Combination Burg/Fire System from NAPCO Security Technologies
Best in Integrated Software, Products and Systems: Web Object Scalar from DataDirect Networks
Best in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Solutions: Blue Line Gen 2 Motion Detectors from Bosch Security Systems
Best in Network Support Solutions: OneReach PoE Extender Cabling System from Berk-Tek
Best in OEM: MegaQ from Intersil | Techwell
Best in Outdoor Perimeter Protection: Motion Tracking Light from Nightwatcher Security
Best in Public Safety Solutions: PAIR02 from Pentax Imaging
Best in Residential and Monitoring Solutions: Wireless Broadband Alarm Transmitter from ipDatatel
Best in Tools and Hardware: Image Resolution Lens Calculator Application from Theia Technologies
Honorable Mention: ABC Vault from Viscount Systems
Best in Video Analytics: iCVR-HD High Definition Camera from VideoIQ
Best in Video Storage, Distributions and Management: E3200 Physical Security Appliance from Aimetis
Honorable Mention: razberi from GVI Security
Best in Video Surveillance Advanced Imaging Technologies: VerifIR from SRI International Sarnoff
Best in Video Surveillance Cameras HD (Megapixel): AutoDome 800 Series HD PTZ Camera System from Bosch Security Systems
Honorable Mention: AV8185DN from Arecont Vision
Best in Video Surveillance Cameras Network (IP): HSD626 from Optelecom-NKF
Honorable Mention: M5014 PTZ Dome Network Camera from Axis Communications
Honorable Mention: SNC-DH180 IR Mini-Dome Network Camera from Sony Electronics
Best in Video Surveillance Hardware and Accessories: Rack Mount Modular Surge Protection from DITEK
Honorable Mention: VisionFrame Video Monitor Wall from Middle Atlantic Products
Best in Wireless: AD-Series Wireless Locking System from Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies
Honorable Mention: 8-Channel Receiver from STI-Safety Technology International
“Once again, the companies competing in the New Product Showcase made us proud to be associated with the program,” SIA CEO Richard Chace said. “The amazing technologies and innovations on display are helping to move the security industry into an exciting future.”
The NPS is the security industry’s premier awards-based marketing program. This year’s edition had 85 entrants.
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