News Briefs: Lynx Named “Best New Product” at ISC West

The Lynx video surveillance platform from Innovative Security Design took the top honor at the Security Industry Association’s 2013 New Product Showcase (NPS), winning the coveted Best New Product Award at ISC West on April 10.

Lynx is described as the world’s first edge computing platform for video surveillance to run Microsoft Embedded Windows. It is not only a camera, but also a computing platform that fully integrates the Microsoft technology stack. Lynx delivers the complete package including HD megapixel multi-streaming 1080P30 broadcast quality video encased in a fully integrated IP66 dome enclosure.

3M Cogent took the Judges’ Choice Award for their MiY-Touch indoor biometric touch screen. The MiY-Touch indoor biometric touch-screen access control reader is compact, fast, and one of the lightest readers in its class.

In addition to the Best New Product and Judges’ Choice honors, awards were presented in 21 product and service categories. The full list includes:

Best New Product: Innovative Security Design, Lynx

Judges’ Choice: 3M Cogent, MiY-Touch

Access Control Hardware & Software: DAQ Electronics, Entro-Watch. Honorable Mention: HID Global, iCLASS Seos Credential

Access Control Products Wireless: Medeco M100

Biometrics, Identification and Credentialing: SRI International Sarnoff, IOM PassThru

Commercial and Monitoring Solutions: Louroe Electronics, IF-PX. Honorable Mention: Vigilant Robots, Vigilus Mobile Camera Platform

Convergence and Integrated Software and Solutions: Stanley Security Solutions Inc – Pacom Systems, 8002 Pacom-Edge Controller. Honorable Mention: Elerts Corp., ELERTS EPIC

Emergency Notification Systems: Firelite Alarms, Emergency Command Center – ECC

Entry/Exit Screening Systems and Asset Tracking: Stanley Security Solutions Inc, AeroScout MobileView Locator for iPad

Fire/Life Safety: System Sensor, i4 Series Combination Carbon Monoxide/Smoke Detector and Interface Module

Green Solutions: RBH Access Technologies, High Density 32-Door PoE Fault Tolerant Controller

Intrusion Detection and Prevention Solutions: Bosch Security Systems Inc., B Series Control Panels

Intrusion Detection and Prevention Solutions Wireless: Honeywell International, LYNX Touch 5100. Honorable Mention: Inovonics Corp., Area Control Gateway

Locks/Safes/Hardware: ASSA ABLOY Americas, Securitron M380 Series Magnalock

Network Support Solutions: Quest Technology International, LocJack

Outdoor Perimeter Protection: TOTUS Solutions, Outdoor LED Secured Wireless Surveillance Platform

Residential and Monitoring Solutions: ipDatatel, Inc., IPD BAT CU. Honorable Mention: Qolsys, 7” IQ Panel

Tools and Hardware: Byte Brothers Inc., Low Voltage Pro Whole Job Tester

Video Analytics: BriefCam, Inc., VS Enterprise V2.4

Video Storage, Distribution and Management: NUUO Inc., NVRsolo

Video Surveillance Advanced Imaging Technologies: Axton, Inc., True Hybrid IR & White Light Illuminator. Honorable Mention: Samsung Techwin America, SCP-2370RH

Video Surveillance Cameras HD (Megapixel): Innovative Security Design, Lynx. Honorable Mention: StarDot Technologies, Multi-Channel Long Distance Coaxial (MCLDC)

Video Surveillance Hardware and Accessories: Nuoptic, True Hybrid Varifocal Illumination System

This year’s NPS program at ISC West had 84 entries from 66 companies.