Security Products Readers' Choice Award 2012

Every year, Security Products spotlights those products deemed most interesting and relevant to our readers. The 2012 Readers’ Choice Awards highlight a wide array of products from leading manufacturers in the security industry.

Our readers voted for the product winners throughout the year by responding via the magazine’s readers’ service cards or on the site. Check out the winning products below. Congratulations to all the winners.

Reader's Choice Award 2012 Security Products Magazine

ReconRobotics Inc.

Recon Scout Throwbot LE

The Recon Scout Throwbot LE is designed to help patrol officers assess potentially dangerous situations. The tactical robot weighs 1.1 lbs., is less than 6 inches long and can be thrown up to 50 feet. Once deployed, it is remotely operated using a small, handheld operator control unit that also receives video reconnaissance from the robot. The video can alert patrol officers to hidden threats, which gives officers time to assess the situation and react.


    Comtrol Corp.

    Theft Deterrent Solution - Comtrol Corp.

    Theft Deterrent Solution

    The Theft Deterrent Solution enables automated access control with no physical barriers for asset protection and employee safety. The system may be deployed in areas such as store rooms, retail cashwrap counters, product counters and warehouses. It detects the presence of authorized personnel and will automatically arm itself with an eye-safe infrared curtain when a protected area is left unattended. An alert signal is immediately generated once an unauthorized person or object breaches that field.


      AOptix Technologies

      Insight Duo - AOptix Technologies

      InSight Duo

      The InSight Duo biometric system offers iris and face capture within seconds from a distance of two meters. Rapid collection of a dual modality record enables flexible usage of either biometric, allowing for migration from legacy face recognition systems or the usage of both biometrics for standards compliance, outlier handling or biometric fusion. The device is suitable for enrollment and authentication applications, including registered or trusted traveler programs and expedited processing at immigration or airport security checkpoints and similar locations.


        Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies

        Schlage HandKey - Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies

        Schlage HandKey

        The Schlage HandKey reader measures the size and shape of a user’s hand to verify identity. The user places a hand on the platen, then enters a unique PIN on the keypad or uses a card to gain access. The device does not read fingerprints or palm prints and works even if the user’s hand is wet, dirty or injured. Easy to install and maintain, the reader can operate as a stand-alone device, or users can integrate it into a new or existing access control system.


          Smiths Detection

          Sensa-LINX

          The Sensa-LINX wireless communication system is designed to improve situational awareness and earlywarning response to chemical attacks or threats detected by its suite of chemical sensors. The system integrates into Smiths Detection chemical warfare agent and toxic industrial chemical sensors used in military and emergency response applications. It also enables deployed sensors to be controlled remotely and to transmit data such as detection results to a command and control post.


            SecurityMan Inc.

            iCamDVR1W - SecurityMan, Inc.

            iCamDVR1W

            The iCamDVR1W wireless camera system for PC recording and monitoring includes a wireless camera/receiver and a USB converter box, which users can connect to a PC via a USB 2.0 port and install the software to operate. The system features audio/video recording to the hosting PC and allows remote monitoring over the network from a PC or a smartphone. Users can upgrade the system by adding three wired and/or other digital wireless cameras.


              Smartvue Corp.

              S9Q Cloud Surveillance Server

              The device offers plug-and-play HD video surveillance that supports more than 200 industry-leading cameras with integrated cloud video access, clip sharing, system management and backup. Web-based Linux cloud appliances work with almost any Windows or Apple PC, as well as most Apple, Android and Windows tablets and smartphones. The server features 320 GB of local storage and free remote cloud services and apps.


                WAGO Corp

                CPO Series


                  RocLok

                  Hide a Key


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