SafeRise from FST21 Americas Takes Top Honors at 2011 New Product Showcase

07-Apr-2011 | News-Press Release

LAS VEGAS – SafeRise from FST21 Americas was honored with the Best New Product Award at the 2011 Security Industry Association New Product Showcase (NPS) awards ceremony at ISC West on Wednesday.

SafeRise is an access control product that uses biometrics; voice, face and license plate recognition technologies; and video, voice and behavioral analytics.

OSID from Xtralis received the Judges’ Choice Award. OSID provides smoke detection by using dual light frequencies, enabling discrimination between smoke and other objects, which reduces false alarms.

“The judges were very impressed by SafeRise’s use of some of the most innovative security technologies available,” NPS Chair Jennifer Martin of Pixim said. “It is an excellent example of what the New Product Showcase is all about. And OSID’s smoke detection capabilities effectively address the critical problem of false alarms.”

In addition to the Best New Product and Judges’ Choice honors, awards were presented in 21 product and service categories. Also, the judges presented nine honorable mention awards. (Honorable mentions could be awarded in any category at the discretion of the judges.) The 32 awards are the most ever presented in the 32-year history of the NPS.

Best in Access Control Products: Tailgate Detector TDflex from IEE Sensing

Honorable Mention: T24 IP Video Door Station from Mobotix

Best in Biometrics, Identification and Credentialing: MiY-ID from 3M Cogent

Best in Commercial and Monitoring Solutions: Conettix D6200 Programming/Administration Software from Bosch Security Systems

Best in Convergence Solutions: Freedom from Viscount Systems

Best in Detection Controls, Devices and Sensors: VESDA ECO from Xtralis

Honorable Mention: LH-e988 from Shenzhen Longhorn Security Technology

Best in Fire/Life Safety: Gemini C-Series Combination Burg/Fire System from NAPCO Security Technologies

Best in Integrated Software, Products and Systems: Web Object Scalar from DataDirect Networks

Best in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Solutions: Blue Line Gen 2 Motion Detectors from Bosch Security Systems

Best in Network Support Solutions: OneReach PoE Extender Cabling System from Berk-Tek

Best in OEM: MegaQ from Intersil | Techwell

Best in Outdoor Perimeter Protection: Motion Tracking Light from Nightwatcher Security

Best in Public Safety Solutions: PAIR02 from Pentax Imaging

Best in Residential and Monitoring Solutions: Wireless Broadband Alarm Transmitter from ipDatatel

Best in Tools and Hardware: Image Resolution Lens Calculator Application from Theia Technologies

Honorable Mention: ABC Vault from Viscount Systems

Best in Video Analytics: iCVR-HD High Definition Camera from VideoIQ

Best in Video Storage, Distributions and Management: E3200 Physical Security Appliance from Aimetis

Honorable Mention: razberi from GVI Security

Best in Video Surveillance Advanced Imaging Technologies: VerifIR from SRI International Sarnoff

Best in Video Surveillance Cameras HD (Megapixel): AutoDome 800 Series HD PTZ Camera System from Bosch Security Systems

Honorable Mention: AV8185DN from Arecont Vision

Best in Video Surveillance Cameras Network (IP): HSD626 from Optelecom-NKF

Honorable Mention: M5014 PTZ Dome Network Camera from Axis Communications

Honorable Mention: SNC-DH180 IR Mini-Dome Network Camera from Sony Electronics

Best in Video Surveillance Hardware and Accessories: Rack Mount Modular Surge Protection from DITEK

Honorable Mention: VisionFrame Video Monitor Wall from Middle Atlantic Products

Best in Wireless: AD-Series Wireless Locking System from Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies

Honorable Mention: 8-Channel Receiver from STI-Safety Technology International

“Once again, the companies competing in the New Product Showcase made us proud to be associated with the program,” SIA CEO Richard Chace said. “The amazing technologies and innovations on display are helping to move the security industry into an exciting future.”

The NPS is the security industry’s premier awards-based marketing program. This year’s edition had 85 entrants.

The Security Industry Association ( is the leading trade group for businesses in the electronic and physical security market. SIA protects and advances its members’ interests by advocating pro-industry policies and legislation on Capitol Hill and throughout the 50 states; producing cutting-edge global market research; creating open industry standards that enable integration; advancing industry professionalism through education and training; opening global market opportunities; and providing sole sponsorship of the ISC Expos, the world’s largest security trade shows and conferences.



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