ESX 2021 Innovation Awards Given to 13 Tech Providers

The Innovation Award with the most votes from a survey of ESX community members will win the 2021 People’s Choice Award. Voting ends June 30.

ESX 2021 Innovation Awards Given to 13 Tech Providers

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CHICAGO — The Electronic Security Expo (ESX) announces the category winners of the 2021 ESX Innovation Awards. 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 2021 ESX Innovation Awards Judging Panel, led by Don Childers of Security Central, included Grady Medcalf, Comcast; Michele Monheim, Amherst Alarm; and Rodger Reiswig, Johnson Controls. The 13 winning companies — listed in alphabetical order by category — follow.

Access Control

Controllers — Stand-Alone of Networked or Appliance Based Systems

Product: X1 Series
Company: DMP

Hosted/Managed Access Systems

Product: Brivo Access
Company: Brivo

Entry Control

Product: AXIS Camera Station Secure Entry
Company: Axis Communications

Digital Health/Well-Being Systems


Product: Aloe Care Health Smart Hub
Company: Aloe Care Health

Fire/Life Safety

Cellular/Radio Communications

Product: MQ03-LTE-M-FIRE-AV
Company: M2M Services

Installation/Service Tools

Residential — Systems Design/LifeCycle Maintenance

Product: Alula Services Platform Optimization
Company: Alula

Intrusion Systems

Controllers & Control Panels

Product: 2GIG EDGE Security and Automation Panel
Company: Nortek Control

Notification Appliances — Motion/Contacts/Environmental

Product: Integrated FogShield
Company: Essence Group

Monitoring Station

Alarm Monitoring for End User

Product: Instant Connect
Company: Dynamark Monitoring, Inc.

Smart Home — Electronics/Control Systems/Networking

Internet of Things

Product: Flex IO


Product: IQ WiFi
Company: Johnson Controls

Specialty Products & Services


Product: IQ Water Valve
Company: Johnson Controls

Video Surveillance

Video Analytics

Product: Video Analytics Doorbell

“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 ESX community is invited to review Innovation Award Category Winners and cast their vote for their favorite product or service via a secure, online ballot through June 30.

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