Secure Campus Awards Winners Announced

Campus Security & Life Safety magazine announced the 2021 winners of its Secure Campus Awards this week. The awards honor outstanding campus security services and products.

As campuses adjust to new scenarios, security continues to be a nationwide concern. This fourth year of the Secure Campus Awards program received a record number of entries. “We’d like to thank all of the companies who submitted products, as well as our judges for taking the time to consider them as carefully as they did,” said Matt Jones, senior editor for Campus Security & Life Safety. “The quantity and quality of our submissions—especially during such a difficult year—really show the recurring importance of campus security solutions and how they’ve adapted to meet new challenges.”

An independent panel of judges from the security industry selected the top entries in each of the 2021 categories using criteria including Features, Innovation, User Friendliness, Interoperability, Quality, Design, Market Opportunity and Impact in the Security Industry, Technical Advances, and Scalability. This year’s winning entries are:

Access Control
Platinum: ASSA ABLOY, HES ES100 Series Wireless Electric Strike
Platinum: CyberLock Inc., CyberLock Flex II
Platinum: Feenics, Keep by Feenics
Gold: Paxton Inc., Paxton10
Gold: Safety Technology International (STI), STI’s NoTouch Cast Aluminum IR Switch

Artificial Intelligence
Platinum: Hanwha Techwin America, PNB-A9001
Gold: Omnilert, Omnilert Gun Detect

Cloud Solutions & Services
Platinum: VSS, SAM – Security Awareness Management
Gold: BAE Systems, GXP OpsView
Gold: SiteOwl, SiteOwl

Communication Devices
Platinum: Aiphone Corporation, IX Series Peer-to-Peer IP Video Intercom
Gold: IPVideo Corporation, HALO Smart Sensor 2.2

Cybersecurity
Platinum: Yubico, YubiKey 5C NFC

Emergency Notification/Mass Notification
Platinum: IPVideo Corporation, HALO Smart Sensor 2.2
Platinum: Regroup Mass Notification, Regroup Mass Notification
Gold: CENTEGIX, CrisisAlert
Gold: Presence Management, StaffAlerter

Fire/Life Safety
Platinum: Potter Electric Signal Company, LLC, Peer-to-Peer Network Cards
Gold: Status Solutions LLC, SARA (Situational Awareness and Response Assistant)

Intrusion Systems/Panic Alarms
Platinum: Masonite Architectural, Masonite Architectural Attack Resistant Door System
Gold: Bosch Security and Safety Systems, G Series Control Panels

Lockdown and Physical Security
Platinum: IMRON Corporation, UnityIS
Gold: CornellCookson, EntryDefender Door

Locks & Door Hardware
Platinum: Medeco, Medeco 4 (M4) High Security Key System
Gold: dormakaba USA Inc., SwitchTech

Parking Management
Platinum: Genetec Inc., Genetec Security Center
Gold: Genetec Inc., Security Center AutoVu

Perimeter Protection
Platinum: Nice | HySecurity, HydraSwing

Power Management
Platinum: ASSA ABLOY, Securitron AQL Series Intelligent Power Supplies

Screening Equipment
Platinum: IPVideo Corporation, ViewScan 2.0
Gold: SDi, Tauri7 Temperature Check Tablet

Security & Personal Safety Devices
Platinum: CENTEGIX, CrisisAlert
Gold: IPVideo Corporation, HALO Smart Sensor 2.2

Security & Personal Safety Smartphone Applications
Platinum: LenelS2, BlueDiamond mobile credentialing
Gold: ADT, SoSecure
Gold: Rave Mobile Safety, Rave Panic Button

Security System Design Planning
Platinum: System Surveyor, System Surveyor (2021)
Gold: SiteOwl, SiteOwl

Storage
Platinum: Pivot3, Pivot3 Virtual Security Operations Center

Video Surveillance Hardware
Platinum: Axis Communications, Inc., AXIS P3715-PLVE Network Camera

Video Surveillance Software
Platinum: Salient, CompleteView VMS Version 5.3
Gold: Omnilert, Omnilert Gun Detect

Visitor Management
Platinum: IDIS America, IDIS AI Covid Solution

The full press release is available here. The Secure Campus Awards honor the outstanding achievements of security industry manufacturers whose products are considered particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve campus security.

About the Author

Matt Jones is senior editor of Spaces4Learning and Campus Security and Life Safety. He can be reached at [email protected]

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