Now in its 10th year, this prestigious Award recognises not only the innovative equipment and technology produced by UK companies, but equally importantly, the partnership between people on the ground and those prepared to put the time and skill behind the development and production of new and ground breaking technology.
Today we live in a world where security requirements change rapidly. Terrorists and criminals are ever more sophisticated in their tactics to commit crimes, the Police and Law Enforcement Agencies with the aid of ground breaking technologies need to be one step ahead. The UK Security Industry is a world leader in the innovation of Advanced Engineering, Manufacturing and Services, and at ADS we are committed to raising the profile of our Members.
The ADS Security Innovation Award will be presented to the advanced engineer of a piece of equipment, technology or service which is deemed to be unique and innovative.
Zaun Limited, a Wolverhampton-based manufacturer of perimeter protection systems, was crowned 2013 winner of the Security Award. The company’s Rapid Deployable System (RDS) fence has been widely praised for offering a fast, effective and adaptable solution for areas requiring high security, temporary fencing. Find out more.
Runners up for the 2013 Award were 3rd Forensic, in partnership with the Metropolitan Police, and their Forensic Image Linking and Management database. The database is unique in managing unidentified images submitted to the police from sources such as CCTV, mobile phones and social media.
What the judges were looking for
- Innovation that have been conceived and marketed commercially in the past two years
- Equipment or technology which have significantly improved crime prevention, or has significantly improved and made efficient Police/Law Enforcement Agencies operability
- Details of a referee from a Police Force or Law Enforcement Agency who will confirm that they have found the innovation to be effective and fit for purpose
Entering the ADS Security Innovation Awards is a great way to showcase your innovation to the Security Community. They are an excellent PR opportunity for your company and part of the Award will be the privilege to use the ADS Security Award Winners 2013 Logo.
The 2013 award ceremony was held at the Security & Policing Dinner 2013. The Dinner hosted over 250 guests from industry and VIPs from Government Security Agencies.
The Judges for these awards included representatives from the Centre for Applied Science and Technology (CAST).