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ASIS International Selects 2012 Accolades Winners 2012 ASIS Accolades Award winners were recognized at the ASIS International 58th Annual Seminar and Exhibits  (ASIS 2012), held Sept. 10-13 in Philadelphia. A team of judges representing end users and...


ASIS International Selects 2012 Accolades Winners

2012 ASIS Accolades Award winners were recognized at the ASIS International 58th Annual Seminar and Exhibits  (ASIS 2012), held Sept. 10-13 in Philadelphia. A team of judges representing end users and experts in security technologies evaluated more than 40 entries before selecting the top 10 winners.

“This year’s entries presented a unique challenge to the judges,” observed Accolades Co-Chair Ron Lander, CPP. “Continued advances in communications and database management yielded a field of products whose cross platform application and integration with existing products and services showed through. The judges were collectively excited and fascinated by the direction security product and service advances are taking.”

Co-Chair Howard Belfor, CPP, noted, “The continued growth in database management and the rapid transformation in computing power are maturing products that previously were single dimensional. It would seem that the convergence we are now witnessing is one of shared databases and interoperability on many fronts.”

All Accolades entrants displayed their entries in the Accolades Showcase in the Grand Hall. Additionally, winners were highlighted, along with other new products during the Seminar’s “What’s New on the Floor” session.

2012 ASIS Accolades Competition winners (listed alphabetically) are:

Alert Enterprise Alert-n-Prevent: Alert-n-Prevent enhances security through behavior and predictive analytics with risk-scoring capabilities. Critical Infrastructure Protection is enforced by monitoring physical access as well as logical access that includes both IT systems and SCADA systems controlling plant operations. A rules-based engine ensures enforcement of security policies while ensuring compliance with regulations.

ASSA ABLOY Americas HES K 100 Cabinet Lock: The HES K100 battery-operated cabinet lock with Aperio™ technology makes it easy to bring access control and asset protection to cabinets, lockers and drawers. It communicates wirelessly with existing access control systems & offers real-time communication without the inconvenience of wiring. K100 offers seamless integration with existing iCLASS® credentials.

ASSA ABLOY Americas Securitron ICPT Wireless Power Transfer: The Securitron ICPT Power Transfer ports power wirelessly and invisibly across the door gap to run electrified hardware on the door. The ICPT can be installed at the latch side or hinge side of the door and transfers power without pins or wires, eliminating points of vulnerability and wear… and no need to core the door.

Axis Communications Axis Camera Companion: AXIS Camera Companion is the market’s easiest IP video surveillance solution for small systems up to 16 cameras. The system is an all-in-one, easy-to-use IP-based surveillance solution consisting of Axis cameras and/or encoders, SD cards, a switch or router and free recording software - no DVR, NVR or computer is needed for operation.

CAST Lighting CAST LED Perimeter Light: The CAST LED Perimeter Lighting System is comprised of low-voltage lighting fixtures that provide an extremely cost-effective highly-targeted region of illumination along perimeter fence lines. Mounted directly on the fence at 20 or 30-foot intervals, these 7W LED fixtures are glarefree and provide sufficient illumination for intruder detection and deterrence.

D3 Security Management Systems Geospatial Intelligence Analytics (GIA): D3’s GIA is the next generation security management system created to protect organizations from internal, external, local and global threats. It provides security professionals with the situational awareness and information they require to assess risks and react appropriately and effectively to deal with threats or emergency situations.

Gamma Two Robotics Vigilus™ Mobile Camera System: The Vigilus™ Mobile Camera System is your robotic partner in patrol and report security, carrying IP-ready devices such as cameras and authentication tools. Using voice commands or the  (supplied) Command Console interface, the robot is your reliable, affordable asset on the ground,  where you need it, when you need it.

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