BAY SHORE, NY | October 3, 2018: IPVideo Corporation, a leading manufacturer of IP-based video surveillance, audio/video recording, passive visual weapons detection systems, and IoT sensor technology was selected as the winner as the 2018 Most Innovative IoT Hardware-Security product by Global Security Exchange (GSX) for their new HALO IOT Smart Sensor.
HALO IOT Smart Sensor was first introduced to help schools combat the vaping, bullying, and active shooter threats that schools currently face. Through the addition of environmental sensors such as air quality, advanced smoke detection, chemical, light, natural gas, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and audio analytics such as glass break, gunshot, and aggression detection, HALO has expanded its use case to almost every vertical market including Residential use. Healthcare, Assisted Living, Government, Schools, Commercial and Residential markets can now secure common areas as well as those not traditionally covered by security devices such as bathrooms, locker rooms, and homes without infringing on privacy.
“With HALO we were able to tie numerous sensors together into a single intelligent platform to learn, analyze and create event alerts,” said IPVideo Corporation President David Antar who accepted the honor. “That’s what the future of security is all about. Artificial Intelligence coupled with Machine Learning is the game-changer that makes security professionals efficient and effective. Rather than watch an unrealistic number of cameras, smart sensors create triggers that focus security personnel on events which allow them to respond and react in the proper way.”
ASIS International, the leading organization for security management professionals worldwide, invited exhibiting companies to enter the 2018 Innovative Product Awards (IPA)—a competition recognizing the most groundbreaking offerings on the Global Security Exchange (GSX) expo floor. Winners were announced and recognized at GSX, September 23-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, with more than 20,000 security professionals from 100+ countries in attendance.
“While there are many awards programs out there, the Innovative Product Awards stand apart because the judges are security practitioners,” said Howard Belfor, CPP, co-chair of the awards program and member, ASIS Board of Directors. “They are the individuals who use these products every day, and they bring tremendous expertise to the judging process. For attendees, this means that award winners offer peer-distinguished products that address industry trends and are well worth exploring on the GSX expo floor.”
Formerly the ASIS Accolade Competition, the newly revamped IPAs spotlight the leading products—hardware, software, testing materials, practices or thought leadership—designed to tackle current and emerging global security risks and threats. A team of judges representing security practitioners thought leaders, and industry experts selected HALO IOT Smart Sensor based on the level of innovation, unique attributes, and specific benefit to the security industry.