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 360° thermal intrusion detection combined with 360° 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

Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection
Patriot One Technologies – Nforce CMR 1

Honorable Mention:
Shooter Detection Systems – Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System

Cloud Solutions
Feenics – KEEP

Commercial Monitoring Solutions
Secure Global Solutions – Next Stage

Honorable mention:
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

Honorable mention:
Text Speak Design – Text Speak 1 Box

Fire/Life Safety
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

Mobile Apps
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

Video Analytics
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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