Security Watch: ASIS names 2013 Accolades winners

ASIS International recently announced the winners of its 2013 ASIS Accolades awards competition, which recognizes the most innovative new products, services and/or solutions in the security industry.

The 10 winners were recognized at the ASIS 2013 conference in Chicago at a special luncheon. This year’s Accolades award winners are:

Axis Communications
AXIS P12 Network Camera Series
The miniature AXIS p12 Series Network Camera provides HDTV 720p video in H.264 or motion JPEG. Its small size and innovative design enables installation into the most limited of spaces. Features include motion detection, active tampering alarm, Power over Ethernet support, and edge storage for a self-contained covert surveillance solution.

DAQ Electronics LLC
EntroWatch is the world's first access control system offering PoE/PoE+ and native BACnet technology. An open protocol approach allows for direct communication with ANSI/ASHRAE 135-2010 compliant systems and enables integration of access control, security, and building management systems.

FST21 Ltd
Digital Doorman
Digital Doorman simplifies installation at any electronic locked door in your home or office within 90 minutes. Enrollment takes 30 seconds and the system learns the rest automatically. Visitors? Use the QR code, keypad, or call from your phone and they will enter and be logged into the system.

HID Global
iCLASS SE Encoder
Enables users to encode credentials on demand.

Medeco Security Locks, an ASSA ABLOY Group Company
Medeco M100 iClassAperio eCylinder
M100 eCylinder with Aperio technology offers an easy retrofit solution for mechanical door hardware, adding access control to any door in the time it takes to switch out a cylinder. Local wireless communication between the M100 and an Aperio hub connects to the existing EAC system, eliminating the cost and inconvenience of bringing wiring to the door.

Samsung Techwin America
Samsung Network Spider Cam
Samsung’s Network Spider Cam captures FULL HD images in complete and total darkness up to 328 feet. This network PTZ dome comes with a 20x optical zoom and focused IR illumination, which focuses objects at a distance as the camera zooms. Includes an IP66 environment protected and IK10 vandal resistant rating.

Sargent Manufacturing Company, an ASSA ABLOY Group Company
IN120 WiFi Lock
Corbin Russwin and Sargent Manufacturing Company, ASSA ABLOY Group Companies, have won an ASIS Accolades award for the IN120. The lock offers Wi-Fi in a new streamlined design for more cost-effective installations, allowing facilities to expand access control coverage to more doors.

Securitron Magnalock Corp, an ASSA ABLOY Group Company
Securitron R100 Surface Mounted Wireless Reader
The Securitron R100 Surface Mounted Wireless Reader offers an aesthetically appealing way to extend access control to glass entryways. The R100 uses wireless communication between the reader and an Aperio hub to connect to the access control system. Installation no longer requires pulling and hiding wire at the door or pedestal.

SRI International Sarnoff
IOM PassThru Drive-up Biometric System
SRI’s IOM PassThru drive-up dual-biometric system for vehicle entry points extends the use of iris and face authentication to the perimeter. Fast and easy to use, the automated system performs in all lighting and weather conditions. Users get an enhanced level of security with the efficiency of an unmanned system.

Thermal Imaging Radar, LLC
Thermal Radar
Thermal Radar is a continuously rotating LWIR camera that provides intelligent, high definition thermal surveillance. This amazing camera produces full 360 degree thermal images every second that are completely geospatial. A powerful onboard computer analyzes these images and sends alerts via built in Wi-Fi, Cell or Satellite modems.

"This year’s entries again display the unique innovation, creativity, and functionality of the products and services on the market today," said Accolades Co-Chair Ron Lander, CPP.

"Advances in access systems and video surveillance technology impressed the judges this year as did the overall high quality of these products," noted Co-Chair Howard Belfor, CPP.