The Electronic Security Expo (ESX) announced the winners of its inaugural Maximum Impact Awards (Mia) during the show in Baltimore on June 24. The Mias recognize excellence in both new and recently introduced products and services based on their ability to positively impact the business of integration and monitoring companies. Twenty-one companies entered 27 products and services for the inaugural 2009 edition of the program.
Here is a list of the 2009 winners, by product category:
Access Control Systems: Badging/ID Systems & Badges: DMP - Digital Monitoring Products, Entre' Access & Security Management Software
Access Control/ID Systems: Biometrics: e-DATA Corporation, Fingerprint Key
Accessories & Aids: Power Supplies & Batteries: Altronix, ReServ1
Alarm Equipment: Alarm Signal Transmission Equipment: AES-IntelliNet, AES-7090 VoIP-TAP
Alarm Equipment: Fire Alarm Control Panels: Silent Knight by Honeywell, IFP-2000
Alarm Equipment: Fire/Smoke/Gas Detectors: System Sensor, CO1224T Carbon Monoxide Detector with RealTest
Alarm Equipment: Intrusion Alarm Control Panels: DMP - Digital Monitoring Products, XT Series Burglary/Fire/Door Access Panel
Alarm Equipment: Intrusion Sensors/Detectors: Videofied - RSI Video Technologies, Videofied Remote Outdoor Sentries
Alarm Equipment: Wireless Alarm Systems: Videofied - RSI Video Technologies, Videofied XL Intrusion Alarm: 2-way voice over GSM
Central Station Equipment: Central Station Software: Bold Technologies, Ltd., Bold MediGateway
Central Station Equipment: Remote Video Monitoring Equipment/Software: SureView Systems, Immix
Services: Alarm Monitoring: Emergency 24, Personal Emergency Response Service (PERS)
Services: Dealer Financial Services: SedonaOffice (from Perennial Software), SedonaOffice V5.2 from Perennial Software
Services: Dealer Marketing Services: Emergency 24, Free Customized Marketing Pieces to Help Dealers Launch its PERS
Services: Security as a Service (SaaS): Connected Technologies, Connect ONE
Services: Wireless Telecommunication Services: Honeywell Security, Total Connect
Video Surveillance: Cameras: Axis Communications, AXIS M7001 Video Encoder
Entrants were required to submit information on how their product or service satisfies end-user's needs while boosting revenue profit potential and increasing valuation for dealer companies. A panel of integration and monitoring company experts reviewed the entries and selected winners based upon the submission criteria.
"The winning products and services of the 2009 Maximum Impact Awards are truly deserving of this recognition. The winners demonstrated their ability to make a difference to the bottom line for integration and monitoring companies," stated George De Marco, ESX chair. "Congratulations to all of the winners!"
"We were thrilled and honored to be selected as a 2009 Maximum Impact Award winner. Award programs like the Mia's are a great way to get product recognition and validation that the work you are doing is impactful to the security industry," stated Matt Krebs, Executive Vice President, SureView Systems.
ESX 2010 will take place June 14-18 at the David Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. For information visit