Security Products Readers' Choice Award 2012

Every year, Security Products spotlights those products deemed most interesting and relevant to our readers. The 2012 Readers’ Choice Awards highlight a wide array of products from leading manufacturers in the security industry.

Our readers voted for the product winners throughout the year by responding via the magazine’s readers’ service cards or on the site. Check out the winning products below. Congratulations to all the winners.

Reader's Choice Award 2012 Security Products Magazine

Visonic Technologies Ltd.

Elpas

Elpas Active RFID/RTLS Asset Protection Solutions captures real-time location, time/date and motion information about the protected asset and alerts security personal when illicit asset tampering or unauthorized asset movement is detected. Elpas solutions utilize battery-powered, triple-technology RF/IR/LF tags affixed to the protected assets and a fixed Ethernet/Wi-Fi-compatible infrastructure comprised of RTLS RF readers, IR readers and LF exciters strategically installed throughout the facility and managed by Eiris Visibility & Security software.


    SightLogix

    SightSensor

    SightLogix’s SightSensor intelligent video cameras detect, assess and locate intrusions over large perimeters and outdoor areas. Edge-based video analytics, GPS-based target tracking and five times the typical processing power provide a high level of outdoor detection accuracy in all environments, while lowering costs by one-third over comparable solutions. SightLogix offers long-range, wide-area visible and thermal SightSensor security cameras, as well as SightTrackers that automatically steer PTZ and dome cameras.


      Berkeley Varitronics Systems Inc.

      Wolfhound

       The Wolfhound is a wireless, handheld cell phone detector that allows users to scan unauthorized cell phone activity in correctional facilities. The device’s direction-finding antenna is designed to detect the exact location of a caller. The unit locates all North American cell phones and will not interfere with authorized public safety communication channels.

        Comelit USA

        HFX-700M

        The HFX-700M, a two-wire color video intercom system, has a capacity of two doors and four inside audio or video stations. The solution is designed to be easy-to-use and affordable. Ideal for new installations or retrofits, the plug-and-play system requires only two wires, of any type, for easy installation. Standard features include door release with built-in relay, manually adjustable camera angle and internal all-page intercom capabilities.


          Sperry West

          Super Video Commander Kit

          The Super Video Commander Kit is designed to record up to four cameras simultaneously. The wireless video surveillance kit uses 5.8 GHz frequency transmission and features a 12-inch LCD monitor built into the inside of the case’s lid, a wireless pinhole barrel-shaped camera and a long-range IR camera. The user can choose four wired cameras to be used with the kit that can operate as a plug-andplay with snap-on connectors. The cameras are powered from the kit’s case.


            On-Net Surveillance Systems Inc.

            Ocularis

            The updated Ocularis IP video-centric physical security information management platform enhances the overall productivity of security operations. Ocularis DS is a comprehensive recording and management solution designed for multi-site, multi-server large enterprise environments. Ocularis ES is a centralized, system-wide large enterprise application to manage edge devices, hardware, networking and user rights. The system features a touchscreenenabled interface with map-based navigation, instant access to every camera, investigation tools and multi-operator, multi-site versatility.


              RISCO Group USA

              Industrial LuNAR

              The Industrial LuNAR addressable dual-technology ceiling-mount intrusion detector is now UL listed. Combining detection accuracy with false alarm immunity, the detector can be installed up to 28 feet high and is equipped with anti-cloak technology to detect camouflage. The detector incorporates three independently adjustable photo infrared channels for customized coverage, along with a microwave channel. Intelligent digital signal processing adjusts alarm threshold and pulse count verification to accommodate actual intruder behavior and environmental factors.


                Videofied

                Night-vision Camera

                Night Vision Camera

                Videofied’s integrated night-vision camera operates outdoors from -20 to 140 degrees Fahrenheit, requires no AC power and features a two-year battery life. The camera provides instant notification of an intrusion along with a 10-second clip of what caused it. Motion activates the camera and sends the video evidence over the cell network to the monitoring station, then to the site manager or property owner, allowing dispatch to verify crimes in progress.


                  Vicon Industries Inc.

                  Vicon SMS

                  Vicon SMS

                  Vicon’s new IP-based access control management system, Vicon SMS, is designed for seamless integration with ViconNet video surveillance networks. The product automatically triggers ViconNet recording of access control events and allows for easy call-up of corresponding video.


                    Sperry West

                    Sperry West Spyder SW2600DVR

                    Spyder SW2600DVR

                    The Spyder SW2600DVR from Sperry West can be set to only record motion or continuous activity. With a 4 GB SD card, the camera records up to five hours of video. The camera comes with a 12-volt power supply, battery back-up system and remote control. Recordings can be downloaded to an SD card.


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