And the New Product Showcase Winners Are...

March 29 was a celebratory day in Las Vegas for 28 winners of the 33rd Annual Security Industry Association’s (SIA) New Product Showcase (NPS) Awards. The top winners spoke at the “New Product Showcase Winners’ Forum: Brining Innovation to the Forefront.”

All 2012 winners were announced on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, as the ISC West exhibition kicked off with a marching band and recognition of the security industry’s best product picks of the year, which was announced later in the afternoon. Out of 70 entries, TKH Security Solutions received the “Judges’ Choice Award” and MorphoTrak was awarded “Best New Product.” Representatives on behalf of both organizations spoke about the award-winning products.

Jennifer Martin, chair of the SIA NPS Committee acted as moderator for the session dedicated to the winners. Martin provided a bit of history behind SIA dating back to its formation in 1978. She insists that the program is to remain innovative and relevant to the security industry with judging done by people highly qualified to (voluntarily) assess the qualifications of product entries – this year all judges had more than 500 years of experience between them.

“We’re looking for technology, product value and innovation,” Martin said.

Five honorable mention awards accompanied the usual 23 Best New Product and Judges’ Choice Awards from the judges.

Here are is a list of all New Product Showcase winners:

Best New Product: MorphoTrak Inc. – MorphoAccess VP
Judges’ Choice: TKH Security Solutions – BC620WDR
Access Control Hardware and Software: HID Global – iCLASS SE Next Generation Access Control Platform
Access Control Products Wireless: ASSA ABLOY Americas – K-100 Cabinet Lock
Biometrics, Identification and Credentialing: SRI International Sarnoff – IOM RapID-Cam II
Commercial and Monitoring Solutions: Honeywell – MAXPRO Cloud
Convergence and Integrated Software and Solutions: Proximex – Surveillant 6
Honorable Mention: HID – pivCLASS Government Solutions
Fire/Life Safety: Potter Electric Signal Company, LLC – PFC-6800
Green Solutions: Sargent Manufacturing Company, an ASSA ABLOY Group – Passport 1000 P1 Power over Ethernet Lock
Intrusion Detection and Prevention Solutions: Bosch Security Systems, Inc. – G Series Control Panels
Intrusion Detection and Prevention Solutions Wireless: Napco Security Technologies, Inc. – iBridge Touchscreen Tablet
Honorable Mention: Visonic, Inc. – POWERMASTER-30
Locks/Safes/Hardware: Rutherford Controls International Corp. - F2164
Mass Notification Systems: Silent Knight – IFP-1000ECS
Network Support Solutions: Next Level Security Systems – Next Level Remote Management Services
Honorable Mention: Nitek – EtherStretch – Fully Integrated IP Over Coax Solutions
Residential and Monitoring Solutions: Linear LLC – VMC1 Video Security Intercom
Tools and Hardware: HIS Fire & Safety Group – HeatCalibur
Video Analytics: VideoIQ – Rialto-A4 Analytic Bridge
Video Storage, Distribution and Management: DVTel Inc. – TruWitnessTM
Honorable Mention: Pivot3 – vSTAC Watch
Video Surveillance Advanced Imaging Technologies: Bosch Security Systems Inc. – NEI-30 Dinion IP Infrared Imager
Honorable Mention: Intersil Corp. – Fisheye Camera Processor (TW2871)
Video Surveillance Cameras HD (Megapixel): Sony Electronics – IPELA Hybrid Solutions
Video Surveillance Cameras SD: Interlogix – Ultraview XP4 Camera
Video Surveillance Hardware and Accessories: Moog Videoalarm – Fusion Camera housing with Thermiq Technology
Video Surveillance Wireless: On-Net Surveillance Systems Inc. – Ocularis X

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Christina Miralla is the associate content editor at 1105 Media, Inc.

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