SIA Crowns NPS Winners; Biometrics Newcomer CrucialTrak Named ‘Best in Show’
Thermal Imaging Radar’s wide area intrusion detection solution wins recognition as Judges Choice award among 120 entrants.
LAS VEGAS – CrucialTrak’s Biometric Access Control System (BACS) earned top honors as Best New Product in the SIA New Product Showcase (NPS) at ISC West 2017, announced today by the Security Industry Association (SIA).
BACS is said to be the world’s first multibiometric authentication technology, providing the highest security measures by layering four different biometric authentications into one terminal, according to CrucialTrak. In each BACS module, up to four biometric identification technologies are considered: touchless fingerprint, iris patterns, vein patterns and facial recognition authentication.
“Many returning companies entered the SIA New Product Showcase this year, and many new entrants also competed in the showcase,” said SIA CEO Don Erickson. “New and familiar faces did very well in the 2017 showcase. I congratulate CrucialTrak for distinguishing itself as Best New Product overall in a very competitive year.”
Since its inception in 1979, SIA NPS has been the security industry’s premier awards-based marketing program. This year’s NPS Program had 120 entries from small, medium and large companies in the security industry. This number represented roughly a 20 percent increase overall last year and set a record for entrants in recent years.
In addition, the Judges’ Choice Award was presented to Thermal Imaging Radar for Hydra. The Thermal Radar Hydra provides wide area intrusion detection through continuous 360Â° thermal intrusion detection combined with 360Â° targeted surveillance from a 30X zoom laser IR starlight p/t/z, according to the company.
The NPS judges presented awards in 29 product and service categories. The full SIA NPS Award Winner’s List appears below.
Access Control, Devices and Peripherals
HES – 1500/1600 Electric Strike Platform
Access Control, Devices and Peripherals, Wireless
HID Global – Location Services
Access Control, Software and Controllers
Tyco Security Products – Istar Ultra Video
Patriot One Technologies – Nforce CMR 1
Shooter Detection Systems – Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System
Feenics – KEEP
Commercial Monitoring Solutions
Secure Global Solutions – Next Stage
Christie Digital Systems – FHD553-XE LCD
Convergence and Integrated Software and Solutions
RightCrowd – Software Essentials
Emergency Communication/Mass Notification Systems
V5 Systems – Acoustic gunshot sensor
Text Speak Design – Text Speak 1 Box
Honeywell – 5800 Combo Smoke CO2 Detector
Green/Sustainable Solutions Products
ASSA ABLOY Americas – IN220
Hosted Solutions/Managed Services
SureID – Certified Edge
Intrusion Detection and Prevention Solutions
Optex – Redscan RLS2030S
Intrusion Detection and Prevention Solutions, Wireless
Bosch – Zigbee Multi-Sensor
Law Enforcement/Guarding Systems
Sharp Electronics – Intellios Aug V
Lock Systems and Secure Storage Containers
Securitech – Auto-Bolt Max
Loss Prevention and Article Surveillance Solutions
March Networks – Searchlight for Retail – RFID Solution
STid – Mobile ID
Network Support Solutions
KBC Networks Limited – ThruLink
Outdoor Perimeter Protection
Ontech – Wardium Perimeter
Residential and Monitoring Solutions
NAPCO – Starlink Connect Z-Model
Tools and Hardware
Axis Communications – Site Designer
User Authentication, Identification, Credentialing and Management
FST Biometrics – iMiD Access 4.0
UMBO Computer Vision – UMBO Light
Video Surveillance, Advanced Imaging Technologies
Thermal Imaging Radar – Hydra
Video Surveillance, Cameras HD (Megapixel)
Wireless CCTV – Body Camera Connect
Video Surveillance, Cameras IP
Axis Communications – Q6155E PTZ Dome
Video Surveillance, Data Storage
Quantum Corp. – Quantum StorNext 5.4
Video Surveillance, Hardware and Accessories
V5 Systems – Camera Agnostic Platform
Video Surveillance, Management Systems
FLIR – United VMS
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