The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the 2020 winners of the SIA New Product Showcase Awards, with Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, receiving the 2020 Best New Product Award.

New products are reviewed by a panel of judges with extensive industry experience, and in 2020, following significant deliberations, the 30 judges presented awards for technologies covering 23 product and service categories.

Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, received the Best New Product honor for its 3D Surveillance With Leica BLK247, submitted in the Emerging Technologies category.

The Judges' Choice Award was presented to Suprema Inc. for the Airfob Patch product, submitted in the Access Control Devices & Peripherals Hardware – Wireless category.

John Spooner – executive vice president at Alarm Detection Systems and an active volunteer judge in the SIA New Product Showcase program – received the New Product Showcase Merit Award, which recognizes an individual or company who, through their support of the New Product Showcase, demonstrates a commitment to the vision and mission of the program, contributes to its success and promotes the advancement of SIA and the security industry overall.

The 2020 SIA New Product Showcase winners are:

Best New Product Award

  • Winner – Leica Geosystems, Part of Hexagon: 3D Surveillance With Leica BLK247

Judges' Choice Award

  • Winner – Suprema Inc.: Airfob Patch

New Product Showcase Merit Award

  • Winner – John Spooner, executive vice president, Alarm Detection Systems

Category Awards

Access Control Devices & Peripherals Hardware – Wireless

  • Winner – dormakaba: BEST Switch™ Tech

Access Control Software, Hardware, Devices & Peripherals – Wired

  • Winner – Swiftlane: Swiftlane Access Control
  • Honorable Mention – Altronix Corporation: Tango

Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection

  • Winner – Gibraltar Perimeter Security: G-1441 Ultra-Shallow Bollard


  • Winner – IDEMIA: VisionPass

Commercial Monitoring Solutions

  • Winner – IronYun Inc.: AI NVR Edge Analytics

Communications and Networking Solutions

  • Winner – Axis Communications, Inc.: AXIS C8210 Network Audio Amplifier

Convergence and Integration Solutions

  • Winner – Blue Light: Blue Fusion

Design, Diagnostic and Installation

  • Winner – On-Site Wrap Up

Emergency and Mass Communication Systems

  • Winner – Verint: NowForce

Emerging Technologies

  • Winner – BioConnect: BioConnect's Unified Mobile Access Solution

Environmental Monitoring Systems

  • Winner – IPVideo Corporation: HALO IOT Smart Sensor 2.0

Fire/Life Safety

  • Winner – Kidde: Kidde Optica Smoke Detectors

Hosted Solutions/Managed Services

  • Winner – SiteOwl: SiteOwl

Intrusion Detection and Prevention Solutions (Physical) – Wireless

  • Winner – Alula: Slimline Touchpad
  • Honorable Mention – Cartell: CW-SYS Wireless Driveway System

Lock and Key Solutions

  • Winner –Medeco: All Weather Padlock
  • Honorable Mention – Abloy Oy: ABLOY® BEAT

Mobile Solutions (Connected)

  • Winner – CloudScann: Visual Intelligence Control Center (VICC) With VisualC3 Mobile
  • Honorable Mention: Rapid Response Monitoring: rapidSMS

Smart Home Solutions

  • Winner – Smart Water Valve+Meter

Threat/Risk Management Software Applications

  • Winner – Splan Inc.: SIVI™ – Splan Intelligent Visitor Insights

Video Surveillance Advanced Imaging Technologies

  • Winner – Axis Communications, Inc.: AXIS Live Privacy Shield

Video Surveillance Cameras (HD/Megapixel)

  • Winner – Bosch Security and Safety Systems: MIC IP Ultra 7100i
  • Honorable Mention – Hanwha Techwin: PNM-9085RQZ

Video Surveillance Data Storage

  • Winner – Dragonfruit AI: Dragonfruit LiveArchive

Video Surveillance Hardware and Accessories

  • Winner – EIZO Inc.: FDF2711W-IP

Video Surveillance Management Systems

  • Winner – Airship Industries, Inc.: Airship EMS v5.4.5