CEA Announces Finalists for 2011 Mark of Excellence Awards

Awards Honor Pioneering Products in Custom Home Technology

EHX 2011

ARLINGTON, Va.--()--The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced the finalists for the 2011 Mark of Excellence Awards. Presented by CEA’s TechHome Division to honor outstanding achievement in custom home electronics, winners will be announced at an awards reception on Friday, March 18, 2011, during the 12th annual Electronic House Expo (EHX). EHX 2011 returns to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, March 17-19, 2011.

CEA’s Mark of Excellence Awards honor the most innovative custom home electronics products, services and installation technologies. Entries are submitted in Supplier and Systems Integrator categories, and reviewed by a panel of independent industry experts. Each category features Platinum and Gold awards for outstanding industry achievement.

The Mark of Excellence Awards Reception will be held at the Orange County Convention Center, Room W221, on Friday, March 18 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tickets are $49 and can be purchased online.

The following are finalists for the 2011 Mark of Excellence Awards:

 

Audio Product of the Year

Atlantic Technology     AT-1    

www.atlantictechnology.com

dreamGEAR, LLC     Cinema Sound    

www.dreamgear.net

iLuv Creative Technology     Audio Cube - iMM747    

www.i-luv.com

NuVo Technologies, LLC     Music Port Elite    

www.nuvotechnologies.com

Paradigm Electronics Inc.

   

Paradigm Reference MilleniaSub with PT-2 Wireless Transmitter

   

www.paradigm.com

PS Audio    

PS Audio PerfectWave DAC with PerfectWave Network Bridge

   

www.psaudio.com

SmartHome UAE     Z-Audio MRM Distribution Pack    

www.smarthomeuae.com

SRS Labs     SRS TheaterSound    

www.srslabs.com

 

Control System Product of the Year

Crestron Electronics, Inc.    

PMC3-XP Prodigy® Expander & Control System with Onscreen Display

   

www.crestron.com

ELAN Home Systems, LLC     Elan g! System    

www.elanhomesystems.com

Jetlun Corporation     JIM Gateway Lite    

www.jetlun.com

Remote Technologies, Inc.     T2-C+ Universal System Controller    

www.rticorp.com

Savant Systems LLC     TrueControl    

www.savantav.com

Universal Remote Control, Inc.

    URC Network Keypad Solution    

www.universalremote.com

 

Green Product of the Year

Crestron Electronics, Inc.     Fusion Viridian    

www.crestron.com

Home Automation, Inc.    

Omnistat2 with ZigBee Wireless and IHD Control

   

www.homeauto.com

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.     Diva C.L Dimmer    

www.lutron.com

Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Inc.

    Mitsubishi's 75-inch LaserVue TV    

www.laservuetv.com

 

Human Interface Product of the Year

Crestron Electronics, Inc.     Crestron Mobile Pro G    

www.crestron.com

Universal Remote Control, Inc.

    URC Super Remote SR3    

www.universalremote.com

 

Installation Product of the Year

Control4     Control4 InfinityEdge 7    

www.control4.com

Crestron Electronics, Inc.     Sonnex Tools    

www.crestron.com

Remote Technologies, Inc.     vIRsa Mouse    

www.rticorp.com

 

Media Server of the Year

Autonomic Controls, Inc     Autonomic Mirage Media Server MMS-2    

www.autonomic-controls.com

Home Automation, Inc.     Music Gateway    

www.homeauto.com

Kaleidescape, Inc.     Kaleidescape Blu-ray Movie Server    

www.kaleidescape.com

 

Multi-Room Audio/Video Product of the Year

Anthem     Anthem MRX 700 AV Receiver    

www.anthemav.com

Crestron Electronics, Inc.     Sonnex™ Multiroom Audio System    

www.crestron.com

NuVo Technologies, LLC     Freestanding Renovia    

www.nuvotechnologies.com

 

Security Product of the Year

2Gig Technologies, Inc.     Go!Control Panel    

www.2gig.com

Cernium Corporation     Archerfish Solo    

www.cernium.com

Home Automation, Inc.     Wireless Driveway Sensor    

www.homeauto.com

 

Software Application of the Year

Crestron Electronics, Inc.     Crestron Mobile Pro G    

www.crestron.com

D-Tools, Inc.     System Integrator 5.5 (SI 5.5)    

www.d-tools.com

Remote Technologies, Inc.     Virtual Panel    

www.rticorp.com

 

Speaker of the Year

GoldenEar Technology     GoldenEar Triton Two    

www.goldenear.com

KEF Audio Ltd.     T Series    

www.kef.com

Meridian America, Inc.    

DSP3200 Digital Active Loudspeaker

   

www.meridian-audio.com

Niles Audio Corporation     ICS Ceiling Mount Loudspeakers    

www.nilesaudio.com

Paradigm Electronics Inc.    

Paradigm Reference MilleniaOne

   

www.paradigm.com

 

Structured Wiring Product of the Year

Crestron Electronics, Inc.     DigitalMedia 8G™ Cable    

www.crestron.com

Home Automation, Inc.     Hi-Fi 2 by HAI Multi-Room Audio System    

www.homeauto.com

Motorola-Broadband Communications Sector

    Motorola SBG6580    

www.motorola.com

 

Video Product of the Year

Crestron Electronics, Inc.     32X32 DigitalMedia™ Switcher    

www.crestron.com

Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America

    Mitsubishi 82-Inch 3D Home Cinema TV    

www.mitsubishi-tv.com

LG Electronics     LG INFINIA PX950    

www.lg.com

Runco    

Runco 3Dimension Series D-73d

   

www.runco.com

 

Wireless Product of the Year

Crestron Electronics, Inc.     PTX3 Prodigy® Handheld Touchpanel    

www.crestron.com

Wilson Electronics     AG Pro 75    

www.wilsonelectronics.com

ZuniDigital, Inc.     N/A    

www.zunidigital.com

 

Custom Home of the Year (installed price between $50,000 - $150,000)

Digital Interiors, Inc.     Tampa Beach House    

www.diiatl.com

DSI Entertainment Systems     Forester Residence    

www.dsientertainment.com

SmartHouse Integration LLC     San Remo    

www.smarthouseintegration.com

 

Home of the Year (installed price up to $50,000)

Custom Home Theater Systems & Automation

    Historic 1840 Colonial Salt Box    

www.customhometheater.biz

Electronics Design Group     Fine Tuned    

www.edgonline.com

 

Home Theater/Media Room Project of the Year

Audio Video Interiors, Inc.     Heller Home Theater    

www.audiovideointeriors.net

DSI Entertainment Systems     Hidden Hills Home Theater    

www.dsientertainment.com

Electronics Design Group     Golden Glow    

www.edgonline.com

Electronics Design Group     Cinemawide Spread    

www.edgonline.com

Electronics Design Group     Velvet Dream    

www.edgonline.com

 

Innovation Award

Link Your House, Inc.     High Tech Project Room    

www.linkyourhouse.com

Futuristic Home, Inc.     Zinberg Project    

www.fhihome.com

 

Integrated Security Project of the Year

Link Your House, Inc.     Dixon Estate    

www.linkyourhouse.com

 

Luxury Home of the Year (installed price between $150,000- $300,000)

Audio Video Interiors, Inc.     Norman Luxury Home    

www.audiovideointeriors.net

 

Multi-Room Audio Video Project of the Year

Audio Video Interiors, Inc.     Norman Residence    

www.audiovideointeriors.net

Custom Home Theater Systems & Automation

    Historic 1840 Colonial Salt Box    

www.customhometheater.biz

SmartHouse Integration LLC     San Remo    

www.smarthouseintegration.com

 

Retrofit Project of the Year over $100,000

Audio Video Interiors, Inc.     Connelly    

www.audiovideointeriors.net

DSI Entertainment Systems     Beverly Hills Home of the Year Project    

www.dsientertainment.com

 

Retrofit Project of the Year under $100,000

Custom Home Theater Systems & Automation

    Historic 1840 Colonial Salt Box    

www.customhometheater.biz

 

Specialty Project of the Year

Home Entertainment, Inc.     Vegas Style Sports Bar/Game Room    

www.homeentertainmentinc.com

 

Ultimate Home of the Year (installed price above $300,000)

Audio Warehouse     Private Residence    

www.theaudiowarehouse.com

DSI Entertainment Systems     Malibu Beach House Private Residence    

www.dsientertainment.com

DSI Entertainment Systems     Beverly Hills Home of the Year Project    

www.dsientertainment.com

 

Universal Design Project of the Year

Futuristic Home, Inc.     Zinberg Project    

www.fhihome.com

 

TechHome Integrator of the Year

FulTech Solutions, Inc.     FulTech Solutions, Inc.    

www.fultechsolutions.com

 

Training and Support Program of the Year

Audio Video Interiors, Inc.    

Staff Professional Development and Industry Partner CEU Programs

   

www.audiovideointeriors.net

Universal Remote Control, Inc.     URC University    

www.universalremote.com

       

For more information on the Mark of Excellence Awards program, or to register, please visit www.CE.org/MOE or e-mail MarkOfExcellence@CE.org.

About EHX:

Electronic House Expo, a Tradeshow Week magazine Fastest 50 event for five years running, is the fastest growing trade event of the $13 billion custom electronics industry. Held twice annually and sponsored by CEA’s TechHome Division, EHX attracts a large and dynamic audience of custom electronics integrators, retailers and allied trades to interact with leading suppliers of audio/video entertainment, digital convergence, networking and communications, comfort and control, and security and electrical products. For more information, visit www.ehxweb.com.

About CEA:

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $186 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 owns and produces the International CES – The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services. Find CEA online at CE.org and Innovation-Movement.com.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Digital Music Forum East
    February 24, 2011, New York, NY
  • CEA Economic Retreat
    March 1-4, 2011, Snowmass Village, CO
  • EHX Spring 2011
    March 17-19, 2011, Orlando, FL
  • LA Games Conference
    April 26, 2011, Los Angeles, CA
  • Digital Hollywood Spring
    May 2-5, 2011, Los Angeles, CA
  • CES on the Hill
    May 10, 2011, Washington, DC
  • Digital Patriots Dinner
    May 11, 2011, Washington, DC
  • CE Week
    June 20-24, 2011, New York, NY
  • CEO Summit and Board Retreat
    October 1-3, 2011, Stresa, Lake Maggiore, Italy
  • CEA TechHome Mediterraneo Summit
    October 3-5, 2011, Stresa, Lake Maggiore, Italy
  • Digital Hollywood Fall
    October 17-20, 2011, Marina Del Ray, CA
  • CEA Industry Forum
    October 23-28, 2011, San Diego, CA
  • i-stage
    October 24, 2011, San Diego, CA
  • CES New York Press Preview featuring CES Unveiled @ NY
    November 8, 2011, New York, NY
  • Digital Hollywood New York City
    November 15-17, 2011, New York, NY
  • Future of Television East
    November 18, 2011, New York, NY
  • 2012 International CES
    January 10-13, 2012, Las Vegas, NV

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

Release Summary

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) ® today announced the finalists for the 2011 Mark of Excellence Awards.

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