ASIS International, the leading organization for security professionals worldwide, has selected its 2014 ASIS Accolades Award winners. ASIS Accolades is an awards competition that recognizes the security industry’s most innovative new products, services, and/or solutions.
The 10 winners—including a new Judge’s Choice Award winner recognized from those 10—will be shown at the ASIS International 60th Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2014), the security industry’s leading event, held Sept. 29–Oct. 2 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga. More than 20,000 security, business, and government professionals from 80 countries are expected to attend ASIS 2014. The event’s comprehensive education program will offer 200+ sessions in 24 specialty tracks, addressing the hottest topics and issues in security today. The ASIS Exhibits features more than 600 companies and their exciting products and services that are transforming the security industry.
A team of judges representing end users and experts in security technologies evaluated all entries and selected this year’s winners. Preview them online here.
“The entries this year were extremely impressive, making the task of selecting the winners a challenge,” observed Accolades Co-Chair Ron Lander, CPP. “The security profession today has an amazing array of high quality products and services to choose from, as ASIS 2014 attendees will see in the exhibit hall this year, along with Accolades winners, ” noted Co-Chair Howard Belfor, CPP.
The Accolades Awards will be presented at a networking luncheon on Monday, Sept. 29. All entrants have been invited to display their entries in the Accolades Showcase in the exhibit hall (Booth # 4349), and they can be previewed online now at the Accolades site. Additionally, the winning entries will be highlighted, along with other new products, during the Seminar’s “What’s New on the Floor” session, on Monday, Sept. 29 at 1:45 p.m. Voting for the People’s Choice Award Accolade will open on Monday as well. Attendees may vote via the mobile application or via the People’s Choice Award voting kiosks in the Accolades Showcase and at the Social Media and Technology Bar in the registration area.
The 2014 ASIS Accolades Competition: Security’s Best Award winners are:
New for 2014! Judge’s Choice Award Winner
American Science and Engineering, Inc., Booth #3337
MINI Z™ Handheld Z Backscatter® Screening System
The MINI Z™ system is a breakthrough, handheld Z Backscatter® X-ray imaging system that security and public safety officials can use “on the go” for fast, portable, real-time detection of concealed organic threats (e.g. explosives, plastic guns, ceramic knives), drugs, and other contraband in suspicious bags and hard-to-reach locations.
New for 2014! Honorable Mention
Senstar Inc., Booth #705
CyberVigil Security Switch
CyberVigil is an industrial cyber security Ethernet switch that provides unique protection for physical security and Industrial Control Systems (ICS) against cyber-attacks. It has an ironclad security together with full featured networkign capabilities, optimized for physical security networks, SCADA systems, and utility control networks.
AlertEnterprise, Booth #2545
The industry's first converged insider threat management solution: AlertEnterprise delivers unique software that links Identity Management, Enterprise Applications, and Networks with Access Control, Video, and Operational SCADA Systems. AlertEnterprise creates a risk score for each employee, contractor, etc., and tracks their background checks and criminal history record, ensuring that no relevant information is missed for access to privileged information.
ASSA ABLOY Group brand, Ameristar Perimeter Security USA, Inc., Booth #3505
Stalwart M50/P1Anti-Ram Perimeter Barrier
Stalwart M50/P1 design is the pinnacle to its already comprehensive list of available barrier ratings. Stalwart’s new design allows for a simplistic installation, yielding the most cost competitive M50/P1 solution available on the market. Stalwart M50/P1 and all Ameristar security fence solutions install in tandem for seamless perimeter security integration.
Axis Communications, Booth #1023
The indoor AXIS Q1615 and outdoor-ready AXIS Q1615-E combine new capabilities like wide dynamic range (Axis’ WDR – Forensic Capture), electronic image stabilization and shock detection with proven Axis technologies, such as Lightfinder and HDTV 1080p resolution.
HID Global, Booth #3510
NEW Product to Launch at ASIS 2014
HID will launch their exciting new product at the 2014 ASIS Seminar and Exhibits. Please visit their booth and the ASIS Accolades Showcase to see their award winning product.
NICE Systems, Booth #1443
NEW Product to Launch at ASIS 2014
NICE Systems will launch their exciting new product at the 2014 ASIS Seminar and Exhibits. Please visit their booth and the ASIS Accolades Showcase to see their award winning product.
Quantum Technology Sciences, Inc., Booth #1552
Quantum Remote Intrusion Detection System
Different from typical unattended ground sensors, Quantum Remote is the first and only security solution capable of using a single concealed ground sensor to maintain an awareness perimeter where potential threats on land, underground, in the air, and in the water are detected, tracked, and classified in real time.
Senstar Inc., Booth #705
RoboGuard: Outdoor Perimeter Security
RoboGuard is an agile robot, travelling on a monorail along smart fences. It carries an assortment of payloads such as a fence scanner, cameras, and intercom. It can replace the manned patrols for the routine “health-check” patrol and first response to intrusion alerts within tens of seconds.
Tyco Security Products/CEM, Booth #710
With its sleek design and state of the art LCD touch screen, CEM emerald offers more at the door, card reader and controller functionality, fully integrated Voice over IP (VoIP) intercom, and a range of powerful server based applications like a tablet, all in one single, powerful terminal.
Xtralis, Booth #704
VESDA-E Series Aspirating Smoke Detectors
VESDA-E is the latest aspirating smoke detection (ASD) from Xtralis. VESDA-E offers smoke detection 15 times better than current VESDA, with double the longevity, improved dust rejection, and greater area coverage. VESDA-E provides increased coverage up to 80% while allowing convenient detector mounting for ease of service/maintenance, with 8% less power consumption.
For questions regarding the 2014 ASIS Accolades Competition, please contact:
Mary Higham, CEM
Manager, Exhibits, ASIS International
Note to Editors: Accolades winners and their products/solutions will be highlighted during the Seminar’s “What’s New on the Floor” session, on Monday, Sept. 29, from 1:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Reporters are invited to attend this session.
To register for a press pass, please go to the ASIS 2014 Newsroom.