Winners of 2022 ESX Innovation Awards Revealed

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Electronic Security Expo has announced the winners of its 2022 ESX Innovation Awards. Each year the program aims to distinguish innovation and excellence in the industry, as well as identify the next-gen products and services that will offer significant opportunities for growth for security integrator companies.

The products and services were selected by an independent panel of judges based on a specific set of criteria including ingenuity, applicability, response to market need and more.

The 2022 ESX Innovation Awards judging panel, led by Mark Reimer of ADT, also included Michele Monheim, customer service manager of Amherst Alarm; Rodger Reiswig, fellow and vice president, industry relations, Global Fire Detection Products of Johnson Controls; and Eric Widner, general manager of LOUD Security.

“We are proud to highlight next-gen products and services that create new opportunities for security professionals to offer their end users,” said ESX Chairman George De Marco. “In addition, these winners offer innovative solutions for companies looking to effectively grow their revenues, improve the customer experience and maximize their profits.”

The 2022 winner are:

ACCESS CONTROL/ID SYSTEMS

Gate/Door Operators

Product: IQ Lockdown

Company: Johnson Controls

Electronic/Mechanical Locks

Product: Home Connect 620 Keypad Connected Smartlock

Company: Kwikset

Hosted / Managed Access Systems

Product: AirAccess Access Control up to 2x RMR & Wireless Networking Made Easy

Company: NAPCO Security Technologies

Readers / Keypads

Product: SPECTRE Nano

Company: STid

CYBER SECURITY

Data Privacy Solutions

Product: uRISQ

Company: CSRPS

DEALER SERVICES

Business Operations

Product: QuoteAnywhere and the Site Survey 3.0

Company: WeSuite

FIRE/LIFE-SAFETY

Controllers & Control Panels – Analog / Addressable / Conventional Systems

Product: FireLink XL 255 New 255Pt Addressable FACP powered by StarLink Cellular

Company: NAPCO Security Technologies

Cellular / Radio Communications

Product: StarLink Max Fire Cellular Communicator

Company: NAPCO Security Technologies

INSTALLATION/SERVICE TOOLS

Systems Design/LifeCycle Maintenance – Commercial

Product: SiteOWL

Company: SiteOWL

INTRUSION SYSTEMS

Controllers & Control Panels

Product: IQ Pro

Company: Johnson Controls

MOBILE APPS FOR CONSUMERS

App for Security / Life Safety Systems – Residential

Product: Alarm Verification Services

Company: Alula

MONITORING (Central Station)

Interactive Services for End User

Product: AG Chat

Company: AvantGuard Monitoring Centers

Dealer App

Product: AvantGuard MLS Reporting Tool

Company: AvantGuard Monitoring Centers

Emergency Communications / Voice Evacuation Systems

Product: Security mPERS Umbrella

Company: Essence Security International Ltd.

Enhanced / Verified Monitoring

Product: Evolon Enterprise 2.0

Company: Evolon Technology

Software

Product: On Demand Mobile Guard Services

Company: RSPNDR

SMART HOME — ELECTRONICS/CONTROL SYSTEMS/NETWORKING

Energy Management Controls / Systems

Product: Smart Thermostat HD

Company: Alarm.com

IT/Networking

Product: IQ WiFi 6

Company: Johnson Controls

Home Automation / Home Control Systems

Product: PoolScout

Company: Deep Innovation

SPECIALTY PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Power Supplies & Batteries

Product: Tango – PoE Driven Access Control Power Supply/Chargers

Company: Altronix

Command Center Technologies

Product: Vistacom SecureView

Company: Vistacom Control Room Solutions

VIDEO SURVEILLANCE

Video Analytics

Product: Business Activity Analytics and Pro Series Cameras by Alarm.com

Company: Alarm.com

ESX 2022 will be held June 14-17 in Fort Worth, Texas. For more information, visit esxweb.com.

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