ESX Unveils 2022 Innovation Award Winners

The winners of the ESX Innovation Awards are said to distinguish innovation and excellence in the industry, and identify the next-gen products and services that will offer significant opportunities for growth for integrator companies.

CHICAGO — The Electronic Security Association (ESA) has revealed the winners of the 2022 ESX Innovation Awards ahead of next week’s show.

These products and services were selected by an independent panel of judges based on a specific set of criteria, including ingenuity, applicability, response to market need and more.

The 2022 ESX Innovation Awards Judging Panel, led by Mark Reimer of ADT, included Michele Monheim, Amherst Alarm, Inc. and Rodger Reiswig, Johnson Controls.

“We are proud to highlight next-gen products and services that create new opportunities for security professionals to offer their end users,” says George De Marco, ESX chairman. “In addition, these winners offer innovative solutions for companies looking to effectively grow their revenues, improve the customer experience and maximize their profits.”

The Electronic Security Expo (ESX) will take place from June 14-17 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas.

ESX congratulates the following forward thinking companies behind these 22 breakthrough technologies for 2022:

Access Control/ID Systems

Gate/Door Operators

Product: IQ Lockdown

Company: Johnson Controls

Electronic/Mechanical Locks

Product: Home Connect 620 Keypad Connected Smartlock

Company: Kwikset

Hosted / Managed Access Systems

Product: AirAccess

Company: NAPCO Security Technologies

Readers / Keypads

Product: SPECTRE Nano

Company: STid


Cyber Security

Data Privacy Solutions

Product: uRISQ

Company: CSR Privacy Solutions


Dealer Services

Business Operations

Product: QuoteAnywhere and the Site Survey 3.0

Company: WeSuite, LLC


Fire Life/Safety

Controllers & Control Panels – Analog / Addressable / Conventional Systems

Product: FireLink XL 255 New 255Pt Addressable FACP powered by StarLink Cellular

Company: NAPCO Security Technologies

Cellular / Radio Communications

Product: StarLink Max Fire Cellular Communicator

Company: NAPCO Security Technologies


Installation/Service Tools

Systems Design/LifeCycle Maintenance – Commercial

Product: SiteOwl

Company: SiteOwl


Intrusion Systems

Controllers & Control Panels

Product: IQ Pro

Company: Johnson Controls


Mobile Apps for Consumers

Product: Alarm Verification Services

Company: Alula


Monitoring (Central Station)

Interactive Services for End User

Product: AG Chat

Company: AvantGuard Monitoring Centers

Dealer App

Product: AvantGuard MLS Reporting Tool

Company: AvantGuard Monitoring Centers

GPS/Mobile Tracking

Product: Security mPERS Umbrella

Company: Essence Security International Ltd.

Enhanced / Verified Monitoring

Product: Evolon Enterprise 2.0

Company: Evolon Technology, Inc.


Product: On Demand Mobile Guard Services

Company: RSPNDR Inc.


Smart Home — Electronics/Control Systems/Networking

Energy Management Controls / Systems

Product: Smart Thermostat HD



Product: IQ WiFi 6

Company: Johnson Controls

Home Automation / Home Control Systems

Product: PoolScout

Company: Deep Innovations


Specialty Products & Services

Power Supplies & Batteries

Product: Tango – PoE Driven Access Control Power Supply/Chargers

Company: Altronix

Command Center Technologies

Product: Vistacom SecureView

Company: Vistacom Control Room Solutions


Video Surveillance

Video Analytics

Product: Business Activity Analytics and Pro Series Cameras


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