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.
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.
Controllers — Stand-Alone of Networked or Appliance Based Systems
Product: X1 Series
Hosted/Managed Access Systems
Product: Brivo Access
Product: AXIS Camera Station Secure Entry
Company: Axis Communications
Digital Health/Well-Being Systems
Product: Aloe Care Health Smart Hub
Company: Aloe Care Health
Company: M2M Services
Residential — Systems Design/LifeCycle Maintenance
Product: Alula Services Platform Optimization
Controllers & Control Panels
Product: 2GIG EDGE Security and Automation Panel
Company: Nortek Control
Notification Appliances — Motion/Contacts/Environmental
Product: Integrated FogShield
Company: Essence Group
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
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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