Company partnered with Homeland Security Group to provide a best-in-class security solution for Aluma that protected valuable building metal and yielded an ROI in two months LOUISVILLE, Colo., Aug. 25, 2010 – Inovonics (, the industry leader in high-performance wireless sensor networks for commercial and life safety applications, today announced it has been selected as a finalist for Security Technology Executive magazine's prestigious annual Security Innovation Award. The Sixth Annual Security Innovation Awards, presented by Security Technology Executive (STE) magazine ( /files/ ste/2010/ ste_2010_innovation_award.pdf), is the only program that honors the best and most unique security technology applications in the industry. STE is honoring the most innovative technologies, design strategies and facility applications in the United States. Organizations are selected based on tackling a challenging security application and providing a successful solution. The winner and finalists will be announced in STE's September issue. Inovonics' award submission centered on the joint work it did with security provider Homeland Security Group (HSG), a division of Easter Security (, to create a perimeter security solution for Aluma Energy ( that would keep intruders out of its outdoor metal scrap yard that contained valuable aluminum and steel metal. Together, Inovonics and HSG quickly determined a solution, installed the security system within 40 hours and not only helped Aluma alleviate the theft that was taking place on its premises, but saved it money in the process over its previous security system. Within just two months, Aluma realized a return on its investment. "We are honored to be selected as a finalist for this well-respected industry award," said Mark Jarman, president of Inovonics. "It is gratifying for Inovonics and our partner, HSG, to be recognized as a top innovator in the industry. A cost-effective, reliable and proven system, and top-notch customer service were the key elements in what was a very successful joint implementation for Aluma and most likely the driving force behind our selection as a finalist." For more information about Inovonics' products and services, visit About Inovonics Wireless Corporation Inovonics is the industry leader in high-performance wireless sensor networks for commercial and life safety applications. Founded in 1986, the company pioneered the use of 900 MHz wireless technology to deliver the most reliable, cost-effective and flexible solutions for critical wireless applications. A leader in security and senior care markets, and the standard for multi-family submetering solutions, the Inovonics family of transmitters, receivers and control modules provides the wireless backbone for many of the world's most widely used wireless systems. Renowned for exceptional performance and reliability, more than 6.5 million Inovonics wireless systems have been deployed in the most challenging of commercial environments, where structural limitations and multiple wireless networks can prove disruptive to lower quality systems. Working with leading OEMs and service provider partners, Inovonics provides network design and system engineering support to continuously advance the use of wireless technologies for corporate, industrial, government and educational applications. For more information contact Inovonics at (, or call 800-782-2709. ### Contact: Christie Denniston Catapult PR-IR Office: 303-581-7760, ext. 13 Mobile: 303-827-5164