ESX announces 2017 Innovation Award winners

May 30, 2017
Awards recognize outstanding products and services that drive the industry forward

May 30, 2017 – Today, the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) announced the winners for its 2017 Innovation Awards, recognizing outstanding products and services that drive the electronic security and life safety industry forward.

Winners were selected from a pool of applications from manufacturers and service providers, serving the industry with innovative end-user offerings and tools that help dealers, integrators and monitoring professionals become more efficient and profitable.

"The ESX Innovation Awards recognize innovative technology and excellence in the industry — and identify next-gen products and services that offer significant opportunity for growth and relevance in servicing the marketplace," says George De Marco, ESX Chairman.

2017 Award Winners

Access Control
- Nortek Security & Control - Linear e3 Entry

Cabling Products & Accessories
- Mag Daddy - Mag Daddy Magnetic J-Hooks

Dealer Services
- DMP - Secura, Dealer Services, Marketing Support

Digital Health/Well-Being Systems
- Essence - Essence Care@Home Active

Fire/Life Safety
- Honeywell - 5800COMBO Smoke & Carbon Monoxide (CO) Detector

Installation/Service Tools
- DMP - DMP Tech APP

Intrusion Systems
- Napco - Starlink Connect Universal Radio & Connected Home Hub

Monitoring (Central Station)
- Honeywell - Honeywell, I-View Now, and AlarmNet Integrated Complete Solution

Smart Home - Electronics/Control Systems/Networking
- August Home - August Smart Lock Pro (Z-Wave)

Video Surveillance
- Hikvision USA - DS-2TD4035D-25 Bi-Spectrum PTZ Camera System

The awards program — setting a standard for excellence in the industry — was judged by a panel of industry professionals in the following areas:

  • Features and functions
  • Innovation
  • End-user experience
  • Ability to solve a problem
  • Revenue growth potential
  • Impact on company value and efficiencies
  • Compliance with regulations

Winners will be featured at ESX 2017, being held June 13-16 in Nashville, TN. All entrants are listed in the ESX Product Preview Brochure, delivered to 20,000 industry professionals through print and digital distributions. In addition, the top ten category winners will be placed in the TechVision Challenge, a live Shark Tank-style competition, judged by industry experts.

To celebrate its 10th year, ESX is offering unprecedented registration discounts, expanding the opportunity for even more electronic security and life safety professionals to experience the event. A premium pass is currently offered at $299 (a savings of $500) and ESX Day Passes are now available for $175 for industry professionals only able to attend one day of the show. Prices will increase at the expo. Register now.

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