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BEST Awards Winners Named at CEDIA Expo 2010

Awards presentation takes place today between 4-6 p.m. at CE Pro Headquarters (booth 11928).


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CE Pro announced the winners of its 2nd Annual CE Pro BEST (Best Electronic Systems Technologies) Awards at CEDIA Expo 2010.

Nearly 200 products vied for the honor of being classed “BEST” new product and technology of 2010 within their product category. While there was only one winner per category, the quality of entrants was exceptional and the voting was tight in many instances.

The winners of the BEST Awards were chosen by a panel of industry experts, integrators and the editors of CE Pro and Electronic House. Criteria included: creativity, innovation, incorporated equipment, obstacles overcome, aesthetics and lifestyle benefits. An awards presentation will take place later today between 4-6 p.m. at CE Pro Headquarters (booth 1928).

Winners and entrants will be highlighted in the November issue of CE Pro. Click here for complete descriptions of all entries. Here are the winners.

3D Flat Panel &  Projector: Runco, Runco D-73d
A/V Cabling: PPC, PerfectLock Locking HDMI Cable
A/V Preamplifier/Processor/Switcher: Crestron, PROCISE High-Definition 7.3 Surround Sound Processor
Accessories: NuVo Technologies, Music Port Elite
All-Inclusive Multi-Room Audio System: ATON, AH66T Multi-Source/Multi-Zone Controller Kit
Automated Shade Control: Mechoshade, UrbanShade
Central Vacuum: Broan-NuTone LLC, NuTone Deluxe Electric Power Brush and Wand
Commercial A/V: Intelix, HDautobahn HDMI Distribution System
Commercial Networking: Crestron, DM-MD32X32 DigitalMedia Switcher
Digital Phone System/Dedicated Intercom: Panasonic, KX-NT400 IP Phone
Digital Signage: OmniMount, PROHDCART
Flat Panel TV: Séura, Hydra Waterproof Television
Floorstanding/Shelf Loudspeaker: Procella Audio, Procella Audio P815
Furniture, Seating and Acoustical Treatments: AcousticSmart, AcousticSmart Designer Fabrics
Home Healthcare Technology: Presto, Presto Printing Mailbox
Home Networking Device: Plaster Networks, Plaster Networks PLN3 Adapter
In-Ceiling/In Wall Loudspeakers: Kevro International Inc / Monitor Audio, Monitor Audio Soundframe 1iW
Integrated Security System/Module/Device: Honeywell Security & Communications, Total Connect
Keypads & Controls: ELAN Home Systems, The HR2 Handheld Remote Control
Lighting Controls & Accessories: Lutron, RadioRA 2 total home light control system
Managed/Remote Services: ihiji, invision
Media Servers/Streaming Media: Autonomic Mirage Media Server
Monitoring Devices: Crestron Electronics, Fusion Viridian
Mount/Lift: Chief, Automated Swing Arm Mount (PXR)
Multi-Room Touchscreen: Control4 InfinityEdge 7” In-Wall Touch Screen
Multi-Zone Amplifier/Receiver: Crestron, Sonnex 24X8 Multiroom Audio System
No New Wires Transmission Technology: Klipsch, Klipsch LightSpeaker
On-Wall/Single Chassis Surround Loudspeaker: Artison Masterpiece LCR DualMono
Outdoor A/V: Sanus Systems, VisionMount HDpro VXF220 All-Weather Full-Motion TV Wall Mount
Power & Thermal Management Accessories: Panamax/Furman, BlueBOLT
Projection Screen: Screen Innovations, Black Diamond Motorized
Projector: SIM2 Grand Cinema MICO CONNECT 60
Software Application: Simply Reliable Software, Smart Office Control Integration
Source Components: Sony, BDP-S1700ES Blu-ray 3D Player with iPhone/iPod Control
Subwoofer: Paradigm Electronics Inc., Paradigm Reference Signature SUB 2
Tools, Testing & Calibration: SpectraCal, CalMAN Professional
Whole House Control: Crestron, MC3 3-Series Control System



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Jason has covered low-voltage electronics as an editor since 1990. He joined EH Publishing in 2000, and before that served as publisher and editor of Security Sales, a leading magazine for the security industry. He served as chairman of the Security Industry Association’s Education Committee from 2000-2004 and sat on the board of that association from 1998-2002. He is also a former board member of the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation. He is currently a member of the CEDIA Education Action Team for Electronic Systems Business. Jason graduated from the University of Southern California. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Jason at [email protected]

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