CTA Names 2016 Mark of Excellence Award Winners at CES
The TechHome Division of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has recognized the top projects and products/technologies in consumer electronics for custom installation. Products from LG, Sony, Dish, Crestron, Savant and others are recognized. System 7 of Boston wins Integrator of the Year.
Recognizing groundbreaking consumer electronics technologies and installations, the TechHome Division of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) held the 2016 Mark of Excellence Awards at CES 2016 in Las Vegas.
Presented in an evening ceremony at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, the Mark of Excellence Awards recognize some of the best residential and commercial custom installation projects performed by professional integrators, as well as top consumer technology products and services that are primarily targeted at the custom installation channel.
The nearly 160 entries are judged by an independent panel of industry experts. Winners of these prestigious awards receive exposure via the websites and print publications from the CTA, CE Pro, ThisOldHouse.com and Greenbuilder Media.
The winners are:
Audio Product of the Year: Sony Electronics Sony STR-DN1060 Receiver
Automation Device of the Year: URC MRX-8 Compact Network Whole-House Controller
Best Education or Support Program of the Year: Bedrock Learning Online Training Courses
Control Product of the Year: Logitech Harmony Elite
Mark of Excellence Disruptor Award: Keyssa Kiss Connector
Energy Efficiency Product of the Year: LG Electronics EcoHybrid Heat Pump Dryer
Home Technology App of the Year: Roomie Remote Simple Control
Human Interface Product of the Year: Savant Remote
Installation Product of the Year: D-Tools System Integrator 2015
Lighting Control Product of the Year: Savant Metropolitan
Media Management Product of the Year: FIREFX Modular Media System
Motorized Product of the Year: Crestron QMT 3/5 Series Shade Hardware
Multi-room Audio/Video Product of the Year: Metra Home Theater Group M3B
Rack or Mount Product of the Year: OmniMount RE12W - 12U Wall Mount Rack System
Residential Security Product of the Year: Canary for the Canary Security System and Kwikset Signature Series Deadbolts with Home Connect
Speaker of the Year: Definitive Technology W Studio Micro Sound Bar System
Structured Wiring Product of the Year: Legrand Intuity
Video Display (TV or Projector) Product of the Year: LG Electronics Flat OLED 4K TV
Video Display Product of the Year (Screens): EPV Screens PolarStar eFinity ISF
Video Product of the Year: DISH 4K Joey
Wireless Product of the Year: Luxul XWS-2510 Wireless Controller Kit
Wireless Networking Product of the Year: Luxul AV Series
Custom Home of the Year (installed price between $50,000 - $150,000): Pure Custom Integrations for the Bluffs Project
Health and Wellness Project of the Year: Cybermation for the Avant-Garde Technology Liberation Project
Home of the Year Under $50,000: Advanced Technologies – Bonsignore Project
Home Theater/Media Room Project of the Year Under $50,000: Pure Custom Integrations for the Multi Display Family Time Project
Home Theater/Media Room Project of the Year Above $50,000: Electronics Design Group for the aptly named Home Theater of the Year Project
Innovation Award: SmartHouse Integration for the Sarasota Modern Project
Integrated Security Project of the Year: Futurian Systems for the High Security Hemp Project
Lighting Control Project of the Year: SmartHouse Integration for the Sarasota Modern Project
Luxury Home of the Year between $150,000- $300,000: Osbee Industries for the Classic Upper East Side Brownstone Project
Multiroom Audio/Video Project of the Year: Level 3 Audiovisual for the Saint Xavier University Project
Retrofit Project of the Year Under $50,000: Logic Integration for the Colorado Home Digital Upgrade
Retrofit Project of the Year Above $50,000: SmartHouse Integration for the Sarasota Modern Project
Specialty Project of the Year: Core Brands/eHome Lifestyle for the Gary Sinise Foundation’s Ross Home
Sustainable Project of the Year: Core Brands/Sakab Design for the Sunset Green Home
Ultimate Home of the Year above $300,000: Futurian Systems for the Ultimate Play House and Logic Integration for the Nature Preserve Colorado Project
Integrator of the Year Award: System 7 of Boston, Mass
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