Seventy-nine security industry manufacturers and software developers submitted products that had been introduced in the physical security industry over the 12-month span – from April 2022 to July 2023.
About the Award
The SecurityInfoWatch Readers’ Choice Product Awards is the industry’s only ZERO-COST security product recognition program where the people who know, use and install the products are the ones who choose the winners.
How it Works
Manufacturer submittal period:Security hardware and software manufacturers may submit a maximum of two products (using the form at the bottom of this page) that have been officially made available to the public during the specified application period in more than a dozen categories.
Reader voting: Starting on a specified date, any SecurityInfoWatch reader may vote for their favorite product in each category (one vote only per IP address). Manufacturers are permitted to promote this voting opportunity via social media, blogs, eblast or any other means.
For 2023, products were placed by the submitting vendor into one of the following 15 categories:
- Access Control Hardware
- Access Control Software
- Business Management Software & Solutions
- IT Networking & Cabling
- Emergency Communications
- Fire & Life Safety
- Installation Tools & Software
- Intrusion Detection & Perimeter Security
- Door Hardware
- Smart Home & Residential Security
- Video Surveillance Cameras
- Video Surveillance Software
- Video Surveillance Storage, Playback & Transmission
The top vote-getter in each category will be declared the winning product, with the second-most (and in the largest categories, the third-most), being named an honorable mention.
The winning products will be announced on SecurityInfoWatch.com andin the December print issues of Security Business magazine and Locksmith Ledger International.
Winning manufacturers will have the opportunity to purchase promotional materials for internal and external use.
Recaps of Previous Years
Read more about the winners of the 2022 SecurityInfoWatch Readers' Choice Awards.