CEDIA Names 33 Finalists for Manufacturers’ Excellence Awards

Winners to be named at Electronic Lifestyles Awards Banquet at CEDIA Expo '09.

CE Pro Editors · July 7, 2009

CEDIA has named the 33 finalists for its annual Manufacturer’s Excellence Awards.

The winners, which will include one for Best New Technology and 10 for Best New Product, will be named at the Electronic Lifestyles Awards Banquet at CEDIA Expo 2009 on Sept. 12.

The Designer Awards and the new inductees into CEDIA’s Product Hall of Fame will also be revealed at the banquet.

The Best New Technology category, which honors products that will be released after Sept. 30, 2009, are based on:

  • Innovation
  • Value to the technician
  • Value to the business
  • Impact on the client’s lifestyle

The Best New Product category honors those released between Sept. 30, 2008 and Sept. 30, 2009 and is based on the same criteria.

Click here to view the finalists. Editor’s Note: All photos and captions provided by CEDIA.

Click here to view the 2008 winners.

Best New Technology

Crestron — V15-F

Sanus Systems — VisionMount VLT1-B1 SuperSlim Tilting Mount

Universal Remote Control — KP-4000 Network Keypad and MRX-1 Network Base Station

Best New Product

Anthem — Anthem Statement D2v with Anthem Room Correction

APC by Schneider Electric — APC AV G Type Network Manageable Rack Power Filter (G50NETBLK)

Artison — Masterpiece In-Wall LCR (M LCR IW)

AudioControl — The Director Model D3200 - Sixteen Channel Amplifier with Digital Signal Processing

BG Radia — BG Radia BGX-4850

Crestron Electronics — DM-MD8x8

Digital Projection — TITAN 1080p Dual 3D

Exact Power — PowerCore Isolation Transformer System

Innovolt — Innovolt HEM-X1000

Kaleidescape — Kaleidescape Mini System

LG Electronics — 55-inch Slim Wireless LED Backlight HDTV (model 55LHX)

Lutron Electronics — Sivoia QS Wireless

Lutron Electronics — RadioRA-SR

Mitsubishi — WD-82837, 82-inch Home Theater Television

Monster Cable — Monster iTV PowerCenter 2000

Monster Cable — Monster Wireless Digital Express HD

NuVo Technologies — NuVo Renovia Multi-Room Audio System

Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) — U2 Weather Resistant Universal System Controller

Russound — Collage Powerline Media and Intercom System

Savant Systems — ROSIE Home Automation Application

Savant Systems — ROSIE Surface

Savant Systems — ROSIE Touch TV

Schlage — Schlage LiNK


SunBriteTV — SunBriteTV Model 5500HD All-Weather Outdoor LCD Television

Trak-kit — Trak-kit


Universal Remote Control — PSX-2 Personal Server

Vantage — Energy Management Solution

Wisdom Audio — Wisdom Audio Sage Series L150i Reference Line Source In-Wall Loudspeaker

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