ASIS International Selects 2013 Accolades Winners

Program Recognizes Security's Most Innovative Products, Services and Solutions

ASIS International’s 2013 ASIS Accolades Award winners were recognized at the ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, held Sept. 24-27 in Chicago, IL. The ASIS Accolades awards competition recognizes the security industry’s most innovative new products, services, and/or solutions.

A team of judges representing end users and experts in security technologies evaluated all entries and selected the top 10 winners.

“This year’s entries again display the unique innovation, creativity, and functionality of the products and services on the market today,” observed Accolades Co-Chair Ron Lander, CPP. “Advances in access systems and video surveillance technology impressed the judges this year as did the overall high quality of these products,” noted Co-Chair Howard Belfor, CPP.

FST21’s newly released Digital Doorman received the 2013 Security’s Best Award. Digital Doorman, an all-in-one In Motion Identification Access Control solution, incorporates the technological advantages of FST21’s SafeRise solution with dedicated hardware and seamless plug-and-play installation.

The SafeRise software created a new paradigm by enabling In Motion Identification at any access point via its fusion of multiple, state-of-the-art face recognition behavior analysis and voice technologies for highly accurate, convenient, non-intrusive recognition. No keys, cards, or access codes are needed. Easily installed in any access point, the Digital Doorman system includes: SafeRise software, delivering In Motion Identification, an FST21 all-in-one server, a full IP Intercom with digital directory, and a 5 megapixel IP dome camera.

The 2013 ASIS Accolades Competition Security’s Best Award winners are (listed alphabetically by company):

AXIS P12 Network Camera Series, Axis Communications

The miniature AXIS P12 Series Network Camera provides HDTV 720p video in H.264 or motion JPEG. Its small size and innovative design enables installation into the most limited of spaces. Features include motion detection, active tampering alarm, Power over Ethernet support, and edge storage for a self-contained covert surveillance solution.

EntroWatch, DAQ Electronics

The EntroWatch access control system offers PoE/PoE+ and native BACnet technology. An open protocol approach allows for direct communication with ANSI/ASHRAE 135-2010 compliant systems and enables integration of access control, security, and building management systems.

Digital Doorman, FST21 Ltd.

Digital Doorman™ simplifies installation at any electronic locked door in your home or office within 90 minutes. Enrollment takes 30 seconds and the system learns the rest automatically. Visitors? Use the QR code, keypad, or call from your phone and they will enter and be logged into the system.

iCLASS SE Encoder, HID Global

HID Global has won an ASIS Accolades award for its latest addition to its iCLASS SE platform. The encoder allows organizations to format a wide range of credential technologies, supporting iCLASS Seos®, iCLASS SE, standard iCLASS®, MIFARE® Classic, and MIFARE DESFire® EV1. It also supports 125 MHz HID Prox™ for encoding Prox credentials and migrating from HID Prox to high frequency technologies.

M100 iClassAperio eCylinder, Medeco Security Locks

M100 eCylinder with Aperio™ technology offers an easy retrofit solution for mechanical door hardware, adding access control to any door in the time it takes to switch out a cylinder. Local wireless communication between the M100 and an Aperio hub connects to the existing EAC system, eliminating the cost and inconvenience of bringing wiring to the door.

“This award demonstrates our strong commitment to innovation and leadership, coupled with our ability to provide the market with valuable products. This is the second award we’ve won for this product and further showcases our unique ability to couple the latest in security technology with wireless access technology from Aperio,” According to Brad Smith, marketing director for Medeco.

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