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

Larson Electronics

Larson Electronics - Magnalight CS-A-24LED

Magnalight CS-A-24LED

The Magnalight CS-A-24LED Strobe Beaconmounts to any surface that will accept a magnet;the unit is powered by four AA batteries and producesup to 40 hours of runtime. Visible for up tothree miles, the device provides an alternative topermanently mounted strobe lights that requirewires and mounting hardware. The signal beaconis equipped with a magnetic base that allows operatorsto mount it to any vehicle, equipment ormetallic surface.


    Coast to Coast Computer Products

    Coast to Coast Computer Products - MXI Stealth ZONE

    MXI Stealth ZONE

    The MXI Stealth ZONE client device is a self-contained,portable USB drive that is FIPS-, HIPPA- andSarbanes Oxley-compliant. With the device, userscan securely boot a Windows 7 environment withoutusing a virtualization layer or network connection.This innovative, easy-to-deploy product providesusers with secure access to data, systemsand applications at any time and from anywhere.


      Digimerge Technologies

      2011 ECHELON Series - Digimerge Technologies

      2011 ECHELON Series

      The 2011 ECHELON Series of feature-packed, highperformance cameras support up to 600 TVL as well as advanced digital noise reduction, which removes signal noise from night vision images for clearer images and reduced DVR storage requirements. Included in the lineup are bullet cameras and weatherproof, vandal-resistant domes with three-axis brackets for wall or ceiling mounting. The cameras are available with either fixed or 2.8- to 12-millimeter varifocal lenses, plus infrared LEDs for low-light performance.


        Azco Technologies Inc.

        AZCAM002

        The AZCAM002 Mini High Resolution WDR Pinhole Camera is powered by the Pixim Seawolf chip based on digital pixel system technology. The resolution is up to 690 TVL and the WDR is up to 120dB. The image and color quality perform well in low-light environments. This camera series uses digital sampling. The application of 3D digital noise reduction technology ensures higher S/N, which reduces the digital storage and transmission data-saving system cost.


          Ek Ekcessories Inc.

          iCat Reel iT - EK USA

          iCat Rell iT

          The iCat Reel iT connects to an iPhone or iPod to prevent the device from slipping and falling. A metal clip carabiner attaches to belt loops, purses or backpacks while a cord secures the device. The 22- inch retractable nylon braid allows use of the device while preventing unintended damage. The product is licensed by Apple and is available in more than 20 colors.


            Swann

            HD PenCam

            The HD PenCam features a miniature video camera and DVR inside a working pen. The camera records high definition AVI videos (1,280x720) as well as high resolution JPEG images. The product includes a USB cable and accommodates a 16 GB MicroSD card. With the card, the camera can store up to eight hours of video or 72,000 images. It uses a lithium-ion battery that recharges at any computer’s USB port.


              Arrow Lock

              7700 Series Door Operator - Arrow Lock

              7700 Series Door Operator

              The 7700 Series Door Operator is typically used for retrofit applications and converts interior, non-firerated doors to automated door openings. This product is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by meeting handicap accessibility requirements. The product’s touch-free wall switch offers hands-free options for entering and exiting areas such as public restrooms, labs and examination rooms. The series requires hard-wired installation with standard electric power. Users have the option of ordering a plug-in power cord model or radio frequency model.


                Visonic

                CLIP PG2

                The CLIP PG2 combines curtain detection capabilities with a miniature, unobtrusive housing design. The easy-to-install detector can be programmed to cover one of three ranges, according to the type of installation. It is suitable for perimeter protection, by creating virtual curtains along doors, windows and all-glass walls or between rooms.


                  Cellcrypt

                  Cellcrypt Mobile

                  Cellcrypt Mobile is a downloadable Android application that provides encrypted voice calling for off-the-shelf cell phones using government-certified security. The application runs on Android devices operating over Wi-Fi, GSM and CDMA wireless networks. It is a software-only solution that uses the IP data channel of cellular (2G, 3G, 4G), Wi-Fi and satellite networks and can be deployed to personnel anywhere in the world in as little as 10 minutes.


                    Security Identification Systems Corp.

                    GOV PASS

                    The GOV-PASS visitor identification management system complies with Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD) 12 to verify the identity of individuals gaining access to government facilities. Capable of reading data embedded into numerous forms of government-issued identification cards, the system confirms that the card presented is FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standard)-compliant.


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