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2022 ESX Innovation Award winners


June 8, 2022
By SP&T Staff

The ESX Innovation Awards strive to identify next generation products and services that will offer opportunities for growth integrator companies.

This year’s products and services were selected by a panel of judges based on a specific set of criteria, including ingenuity, applicability, response to market need among others according to a statement from ESX.

Mark Reimer of ADT led the judging panel which also included Michele Monheim, Amherst Alarm, Inc.; and Rodger Reiswig, Johnson Controls.

“ESX is grateful to these judges for lending their time and expertise to this important program that recognizes forward-thinking ideas within the security industry,” reads the statement.

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

ESX Awards recognized the following technologies and services and their respective companies as listed below:

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
Company: NAPCO Security Technologies

Readers / Keypads
Product: SPECTRE Nano
Company: STid

Cyber Security
Data Privacy Solutions
Product: uRISQ

Company: CSR Privacy Solutions

Dealer Services
Business Operations

Product: QuoteAnywhere and the Site Survey 3.0

Company: WeSuite, LLC

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
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

GPS/Mobile Tracking
Product: Security mPERS Umbrella
Company: Essence Security International Ltd.

Enhanced / Verified Monitoring
Product: Evolon Enterprise 2.0
Company: Evolon Technology, Inc.

Software
Product: On Demand Mobile Guard Services
Company: RSPNDR Inc.

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 Innovations

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
Company: Alarm.com