2021 CE Pro BEST Award Winners Announced at CEDIA Expo in Indy

Celebrating the most noteworthy new products and technologies of 2021, the CE Pro BEST Award winners are honored this week at CEDIA Expo 2021.

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2021 CE Pro BEST Award Winners Announced at CEDIA Expo in Indy
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CE Pro is pleased to be announcing the winners of the 2021 CE Pro BEST (Best Electronics Systems Technologies) Awards at CEDIA Expo.

“2021 has been a year like no other. As we have all spent more time than ever in our homes, the value of solutions for wellness as well as comfort and entertainment is clear,” says Arlen Schweiger, executive editor of CE Pro. “Homeowners rely on integrators to identify and install the right solutions to meet their needs. The BEST Awards recognize the companies that are developing these innovative technologies and elevating the home experience.”

All entries will be posted to CEPro.com with a link to the entrant’s site, included in the November issue of CE Pro Magazine, and social media coverage. Winners will also be recognized as part of CEDIA Expo and have use of the CE Pro BEST Award Winner logo.

The BEST Award winners were announced during CEDIA Expo on Wednesday, September 1.

All entries were judged on innovation, functionality, competitive advantages and benefits to the installer by industry leaders, along with the editors of CE Pro.

Here are this year’s CE Pro BEST Award winners:


2021 CE Pro BEST Awards Winners


Business Operations:

Business and Software Design Tools

Modus 360
Modus VR

Control and Automation:

Energy Management

Advanced Energy Management
Savant

Integrated Security System/Module/Device/Surveillance Cameras

ProSeries Security and Smart Home Platform
Resideo

Lighting, Lighting Controls & Accessories

Alisse Wall Control
Lutron Electronics

Lighting, Lighting Controls & Accessories (Fixtures)

NL Up/Down Light
FX Luminaire

Motorized Shade Controls & Accessories

PoE Touch Panel Room Controller
Somfy Systems

User Interface Devices: Touchscreens, Keypads, Remotes, Voice Control

Josh Nano
Josh.ai

Wellness

Spatial
Spatial

Whole House Control

ZOOM Rooms Solution
Savant

Best Smart Home App

Spektrum+ Smart Lighting
American Lighting

Home Theater/Multi-Room Audio/Video:

AV Switchers

Evolution 4K 8×8 HDBaseT Audio and Video Matrix Switcher
Vanco International

Flat Panel TV/Ultra HD

LG SIGNATURE OLED R
LG Electronics

Home Theater AV Receivers & Source Components

Modulus UHD 4K Optical Drive
Modulus Media Systems

HDMI/HDBaseT Extenders

DigitaLinx Advanced HDMI 2.0 Over AVX Extender Set with eARC, Control, & Ethernet
Liberty AV Solutions

Media Servers/Streaming Media/DVRs

RTI Music
RTI

Mount Lift Media Concealment

Wall-Smart Flush Mount for Ruckus Access Point
Wall-Smart

Multi-room AV Components (Amplifiers, Receivers, Source Components and Preamplifiers)

DM NAX
Crestron

Power Management, Generation, Surge Suppression and Storage/Remote Services

UPS + Isolation Transformer
SurgeX

Projection Screen

Agility Battery Motor
Da-Lite

Projector

Christie Eclipse RGB Pure Laser Projector
Christie

Racks, Furniture, Seating and Acoustical Treatments

Southern Farm Collection – Artemis Motorized Ultra Short Throw Projector Credenza
Aegis AV Cabinets

Wireless AV Solution (amps, source components, signal distribution solutions)

Pulse Soundbar+
Bluesound

Household Enhancements/Installation Accessories:

Cables and Cabling Products

Remote Device Mount
DataComm Electronics

Communications Products

2N IP Style
2N

Home Networking Device

Cleerline Media Extension Solutions
Cleerline Technology Group

Outdoor AV

Spatial
Spatial

Loudspeakers:

Architectural Speakers Over $2,000

IS15W
Sonance

Architectural Speakers Under $2,000

SVS 3000 In-Wall Subwoofer
SVS

Floor-standing/Book Shelf Speakers Over $2,000

Bowers & Wilkins 801 D4
Bowers & Wilkins

Floor-standing/Book Shelf Speakers Under $2,000

SpeakerCraft SDSi Series Subwoofers
SpeakerCraft

Soundbars/On-Wall/Single-Chassis Surround Loudspeaker

A9
Sony

Individual Categories:

Most Promising

Blackdove Digital Art System
Blackdove

Peripherals and Enhancements 

Golf Simulator Large Room Pack
Acoustic Geometry

Tools, Testing and Calibration

Cable Comb Cable Organizing Tool
Jonard Tools

Click here to see images of each of the winning products!