CEA Names 2014 Mark of Excellence Winners
The winners of the 2014 Mark of Excellence Awards, presented by the CEA's TechHome Division, were announced at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Here's a look at the winning products, installations, and top integrator of the year.
Rack or Mount Product of the Year: Wall-Smart for Touch Panels Make your Wall-Smart! Flush, Paintable and Accessible wall mounts. The Wall-Smart® wall mounts for touch panels mesh into any wall for unobtrusive touch panels installations that preserve the room décor. These flush-mount adapters can simply be painted to truly appear to be part of the wall and create an integrated look of any wall. Wall-Smart offers cutting edge customized flush-mount solutions for 5”, 7”, 10” touch panels of Crestron, (TSW-550, TSW-750, TSW-1050) Control4, (C4-TSWMC5-EG, C4-TSWMC7-EG, C4-TW7C0, RTI (RTI KX7 IN-WALL CONTROLLER, RTI RK10 IN-WALL CONTROLLER) and more. Each wall mount is customized to the specific touch panel and takes into consideration audio requirements (speakers and microphone) and thermal requirements. All mounts are accessible for repair. After installation the touch panel appears a part of the wall as an integrated unit.Back to article
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