CEA Announces Winners of 2010 Mark of Excellence Awards

Awards Honor Industry Leaders in Custom Home Electronics

Electronic House Expo Spring 2010

ARLINGTON, Va.--()--The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced the winners of the 2010 Mark of Excellence Awards, presented by CEA’s TechHome Division. The winners were recognized at an awards reception at the eleventh annual Electronic House Expo (EHX) Spring 2010 in Orlando, Florida.

CEA’s Mark of Excellence Awards honor leading achievement and innovation in custom home electronics products, services and installation. Award entries are reviewed by a panel of industry experts and in Supplier, Training and Support and Systems Integrators categories.

Ric Johnson was awarded the TechHome Leadership Award in honor of his significant contributions, as chief residential designer for Elite Systems Solutions, to the growth and success of the TechHome industry. Johnson has been instrumental in promoting home technology in the active adult areas of lifestyle, life safety, energy management and digital health. This award honors Johnson’s dedication and service to the industry.

Each category of the Mark of Excellence Awards included a Platinum and Gold award recognizing outstanding achievement in the industry. In order to receive a platinum or gold award the entries had to receive an exceptionally high score. Judges did not grant a gold award in certain categories.

The following are the winners of the 2010 Mark of Excellence Awards:

    SUPPLIER    
Winner Status   Audio Product of the Year   Company URL
Platinum   Xantech, Inc.   XIS100  

www.xantech.com

Gold   Anthem   Anthem Statement D2v with Anthem Room Correction (ARC)  

statement.anthemav.com/

    Control System Product of the Year    
Platinum   Crestron Electronics, Inc.   PMC2 Prodigy Media Controller  

www.crestron.com

Gold   Philips Accessories   Pronto TSU9300  

www.pronto.philips.com

    Green Product of the Year    
Platinum   APC by Schneider Electric   APC Power-Saving Surge Protector w/ LCD Timer  

www.apc.com

    Green Service or Corporate Policy of the Year    
Platinum   Omnimount   Omnimount Corporate Policy  

www.omnimount.com

    Human Interface Product of the Year    
Platinum   Meridian America   Meridian Sooloos Digital Media System  

www.meridian-audio.com

Gold   Remote Technologies, Inc.   U2 Weather-Resistant Controller  

www.rticorp.com

    Installation Product of the Year    
Platinum   Xantech, Inc.   Digital Delivery System  

www.xantech.com

Gold   Crestron Electronics, Inc.   DM Tools  

www.crestron.com

    Media Server of the Year    
Platinum   Crestron Electronics, Inc.   ADMS Intermedia Delivery System;  

www.crestron.com

Gold   LG Electronics USA   LG Electronics Network Attached Storage  

www.lge.com

    Multi-Room Audio Video Product of the Year    
Platinum   Remote Technologies, Inc.   MRP-64 Multi-Room Control Processor  

www.rticorp.com

Gold   Crestron Electronics, Inc.   PAMP-4X100 Processor Amplifier  

www.crestron.com

    Security Product of the Year    
Gold   Benolli smart systems   Door Station touch  

www.benolli.com

Platinum   Black & Decker Hardware and Home Improvement   Kwikset SmartCode with Home Connect  

www.bdhhi.com/accesscontrol

    Software Application of the Year    
Platinum   Crestron Electronics, Inc.   WorldSearch  

www.crestron.com

Gold   Homemanageables   HM Control  

www.homemanageables.com

    Speaker System of the Year    
Platinum   Paradigm Electronics Inc.   Paradigm Special Edition Series  

www.paradigm.com

    Structured Wiring Product of the Year    
Platinum   Home Automation, Inc.   Cellular Communication Center (C3)  

www.homeauto.com

Gold   Motorola   Motorola SBG6580 SURFboard Wireless Cable Modem Gateway  

www.motorola.com

    Video Component of the Year    
Platinum   LG Electronics USA   LG Electronics Network Blu-ray Disc Player  

www.lge.com

Gold   Runco   Runco QuantumColorTM; Q-750d  

www.runco.com

    Video Product of the Year    
Platinum   Sencore, Inc.   RadianceXE™ Video Processor  

www.sencore.com

Gold   Optoma Technology, Inc.   HD8600 Home Theater Projector  

www.optomausa.com

    Wireless Product of the Year    
Platinum   LG Electronics USA   LG Electronics Network Blu-ray Disc Player  

www.lge.com

Gold   Crestron Electronics, Inc.   TPMC-3X Isys i/O® 2.8" Handheld WiFi Touchpanel  

www.crestron.com

    SYSTEMS INTEGRATOR    
    Custom Home of the Year (installed price between $35,000 - $100,000)    
Platinum   Time Direct, Inc.   Cribari's Cabana  

EnhancedLiving.com

Gold   Maxsystems, inc   West Hills  

www.maxsystemsla.com

    Home of the Year (installed price up to $35,000)    
Platinum   eLifespaces   The Tides  

www.elifespaces.com

    Home Theater/Media Room Project of the Year    
Platinum   One Sound Choice, LLC   Mr and Mrs Gorty  

www.onesoundchoice.com

Gold   Hi-Tech Home   Hilarides Theater  

www.hitechhome.net

    Innovation Award    
Platinum   Electronics Design Group, Inc.   Old World Charm  

www.EDGonline.com

Gold   DSI Entertainment Systems   Ware project - hidden motorized television  

www.dsientertainment.com

    Integrated Security Project of the Year    
Platinum   Cybermation, Inc.   Scott & Kim Carlson Estate  

www.cybermationinc.com

Gold   eLifespaces   Retreat @ Kiawah  

www.elifespaces.com

    Lighting Control Project of the Year    
Platinum   eLifespaces   Retreat @ Kiawah  

www.elifespaces.com

Gold   ForTech Solutions   Lion Gate  

www.fortechsolutions.com

    Luxury Home of the Year (installed price between $100,000- $300,000)    
Platinum   Link Your House, Inc.   Luxury on the Lake  

www.linkyourhouse.com

Gold   eLifespaces   Retreat @ Kiawah  

www.elifespaces.com

    Multi-Room Audio Video Product of the Year    
Platinum   Cybermation, Inc.   Acres of AV  

www.cybermationinc.com

Gold   DSI Entertainment Systems   Fernald Point - Multi-Room AV  

www.dsientertainment.com

    Retrofit Project of the Year over $100,000    
Platinum   Cybermation, Inc.   Avon Dynasty Home  

www.cybermationinc.com

Gold   Custom Home Theater Systems & Automation   Ocean Front Guest House  

www.customhometheater.biz

    Retrofit Project of the Year under $100,000    
Platinum   Time Direct, Inc.   Retro California  

EnhancedLiving.com

Gold   One Sound Choice, LLC   Mr and Mrs Gorty  

www.onesoundchoice.com

    Ultimate Home of the Year (installed price above $300,000)    
Platinum   DSI Entertainment Systems   Fernald Point - Ultimate Home of the Year  

www.dsientertainment.com

Gold   Electronics Design Group, Inc.   Old World Charm  

www.EDGonline.com

    TECHHOME    
    TechHome Integrator of the Year    
Platinum   DSI Entertainment Systems   DSI Entertainment Systems  

www.dsientertainment.com

    TRAINING AND SUPPORT    
    Training and Support Program of the Year    
Platinum   Vantage Controls   Vantage Advanced Training Curriculum  

www.vantagecontrols.com

About CEA:

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $165 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also sponsors and manages the International CES – The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services. Find CEA online at www.CE.org.

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tdunion@CE.org
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or
Allison Fried, 703-907-7603

afried@CE.org
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Contacts

Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)
Tara Dunion, 703-907-7419
tdunion@CE.org
www.CE.org
or
Allison Fried, 703-907-7603

afried@CE.org
www.CESweb.org