Mark of Excellence Awards Announced at CES 2020

The winners of the 2020 Smart Home Division Mark of Excellence Awards for both manufacturers and projects were announced at CES 2020 this year. Check out who won!

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Mark of Excellence Awards Announced at CES 2020
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Recognizing the finest achievements in custom installation and the best new custom-installation-targeted products and installations the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) in conjunction with CE Pro magazine announced the winners of the 2020 Smart Home Division Mark of Excellence Awards at CES 2020 in Las Vegas.

Presented in an evening ceremony at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, the 2020 Smart Home Divison Mark of Excellence Awards recognize groundbreaking residential custom installation projects performed by professional integrators, as well as consumer technology products and services that are primarily targeted at the custom installation channel.

The entries were judged by an independent panel of industry experts. Winners of these prestigious awards receive exposure via the websites and print publications from the Consumer Technology Association and CE Pro.


Manufacturer Awards:

Audio Component Product of the Year
AVR-3600H, Denon

Audio/Video Distribution Product of the Year
VBS-HDIP-3G 509POE Daisy Chain Power-over-Ethernet Receiver, Just Add Power

Automation Device of the Year
Neeo Remote for Control4, SnapAV

Best Education or Support Program
DISH Custom Integration Concierge Program, DISH Network

Emerging Technologies/Disruptor/Misc Home Technology Enhancements
Wayzn Smart Sliding Glass Door Opener, Wayzn

Energy Efficient Product of the Year
GENNY, Watergen

Human Interface Product for the Year
DISH Voice Remote with Google Assistant, DISH Network

Lighting Control Product of the Year
Vantage Human-Centric Lighting Systems, Vantage

Loudspeaker of the Year, Soundbar
Savant Smart Audio Sound Bar, Savant

Networking Product of the Year
Luxul Prowatch, Luxul

Rack or Mount Product of the Year
MantelMount MM860 Robotic Mount, MantelMount

Security and Surveillance Product of the Year
BAT Connect, Alula

Speakers and Subwoofers: Indoor
SVS SB-3000 Subwoofer, SVS

Video Display Product of the Year: Display
The Wall Luxury, Samsung Electronics Americas

Video Display Product of the Year: Screen
Dark Star Max UST-FR Series, EPV Projection Screens

Video Source Product of the Year
AirTV Mini, DISH Network

Whole-house Control/System Management Product of the Year
Control4 Smart Home OS 3, SnapAV

Product of the Year
Neeo Remote for Control4, SnapAV


Project Awards:

Custom Home of the Year
Fox Point, Admit One Home Systems

Health and Wellness Project of the Year
Gary Sinise Foundation CW5 Gary Linfoot Installation, AVLX

Home Theater/Media Room Project of the Year
Arcadian Odyssey, Sound Sense

Lighting Control Project of the Year
Modern Beach Brilliance, Atlantic Control Technologies

Retrofit Project of the Year
The Daihl Residence, ListenUp

Specialty Project of the Year
The Campus, Advanced Integrated Controls

Integrator of the Year
Logical Buildings


Here is a list of all of the entries received for both the products and projects awards, broken down by category:

Products

Audio Component Product of the Year

OSD Black SRT4, Audio Gear Group
AudioControl Avalon G4, AudioControl
PM7000N, Marantz
MI254 Power Amplifier, McIntosh Laboratory, Inc.
VIZIO P-Series Elevate Home Theater Sound System, VIZIO

Audio/Video Distribution Product of the Year

Titan lll HDMI 48Gbps Extender, Hailink Electronics Ltd
Ultra-Fast 60GHz Wireless 4K UHD Transmitter and Receiver Kit, IOGEAR

Automation Device of the Year

Smart Water Valve + Meter, Alarm.com
August Wi-Fi Smart Lock, August
SONIC, HERO LABS
RoomMe, Intellithings
Protect by LeakSmart with Flow, LeakSmart
PantryOn Intelligent Pantry  “Now You Have Everything”, PantryOn
Lucy, Trifo
Wayzn Smart Sliding Glass Door Opener, Wayzn
Yale Assure Lock SL – Connected by August, Yale Locks

Best Education or Support Program

ELAN New Home Program, Nortek Security & Control

Emerging Technologies/Disruptor/Miscellaneous Home Technology Enhancements

Wave Plus, Airthings
Amber Solid-state Outlet and Switch, Amber Solutions
ZOLTAN AIR & ZEE AIR, Arom R Sarl
BARTESIAN, BARTESIAN
Capstone Connected Smart Mirror, Capstone Industries, Inc.
Smart In-Wall Outlet, ConnectSense
Intelashelf, D3 Products
DARWIN Home Wellness Intelligence, Delos
GE Appliances Kitchen Hub, GE Appliances
Duette® LightLock™ Honeycomb Shades with PowerView® Motorization, Hunter Douglas
Leviton Decora Smart™ Voice Dimmer with Amazon Alexa Built-in, Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc.
LG TurboWash 360º Front-Load Washer and Dryer Pair with ThinQ AI, LG Electronics
InstaView™ Refrigerator with Craft Ice™, LG Electronics
LG PuriCare™ Mini Portable Air Purifier, LG Electronics
Meat°it+®, mastrad
Mercku Haven, Mercku
Forward, Middle Atlantic Products
OMRON Health Skill for Amazon Alexa, OMRON Healthcare Inc
PantryOn Intelligent Pantry “The mother of all IoTs”, PantryOn
Indoor Solar Development Kit with Nordic BLE, PowerFilm Solar
SmartRent Platform, SmartRent
MASTER Series Z9G, Sony Electronics Inc.
Swidget Dimmer Switch, Swidget
Walabot HOME, Vayyar Imaging

Energy Efficiency Product of the Year

HiberStat, Hibersense

Human Interface Product of the Year

Wireless Horizon™ Keypads, Crestron Electronics Inc.
DiCE, DiCEworld srl
ELAN Intelligent Touch Panel, Nortek Security & Control
U3 Weather-Resistant Remote Control, RTI
Tineco Floor One 3 Smart Floor Washer, Tineco Intelligent Technology Co., LTD
Tineco Pure One S12 Smart Vacuum Cleaner, Tineco Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd

Lighting Control Product of the Year

StarField Ceiling Tiles, Acoustic Geometry
Amber Solid-state Smart Outlet and Switch, Amber Solutions Inc.
Brilliant Smart Home System, Brilliant
Eve Light Strip, Eve Systems
HALO Home Voice RL56-HVA LED Downlight, Halo
Leviton Decora Smart™ Voice Dimmer with Amazon Alexa Built-in, Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Maestro LED+TM dimmer for RadioRA 2 & HomeWorks QS, Lutron Electronics Co., Inc
Twinkly 250 RGB+W LED Light String – Generation II, Twinkly

Loudspeaker of the Year: Soundbar

Studio Advance, Definitive Technology
Citation Multibeam™ 700, Harman/Kardon
JBL Bar 9.1 True Wireless Surround Sound with Dolby Atmos Features, JBL by Harman
LG Soundbar SM11RG, LG Electronics

Networking Product of the Year

Access Networks Core Systems with Live Monitoring Powered by Helix, Access Networks
Kordz PRO Cat6 Slim Profile Network Patch Cable, Kordz
Leviton Wireless Structured Media Center, Leviton Network Solutions
Epic Mesh, Luxul
Mercku Haven, Mercku

Rack or Mount Product of the Year

Helios Smart Power Surge Protector and Conditioner, Metra Home Theater Group
Apex Motorized TV Wall Mount, Nexus 21
Advanced Full-Motion Premium TV Mounts, SANUS

Security and Surveillance Product of the Year

abode Outdoor Smart Camera, abode
Alfred ML2 Smart Mortise Lock, Alfred International Inc.
Alfred DB2 Series Smart Deadbolts, Alfred International Inc.
iCreation AI Smart Lock, iCreation
Halo Touchscreen Wi-Fi Enabled Smart Lock, Kwikset
Lockly Vision, Lockly
2GIG eSeries, Nortek Security & Control
Swann Indoor/Outdoor Wired 4K UHD Spotlight NVR Security System, Swann Communications

Speakers and Subwoofers – Indoor

CineHome PRO, Enclave
Harman/Kardon Citation Sub S, Harman/Kardon
Architectural Passive Subwoofers and Subwoofer Amplifiers, Nuvo
Legend Series – L800, Polk Audio
Beale Street Audio In-Room Subwoofers, Vanco International

Video Display Product of the Year (Display)

LG 88ZX OLED 8K TV, LG Electronics
LG 75-inch LCD 8K TV (75NANO99N), LG Electronics
LG 77-inch OLED 4K TV (77CX), LG Electronics
MASTER Series A9G, Sony Electronics Inc.
ViewSonic® X100-4K Smart LED Home Theater Projector, ViewSonic Corp.
VIZIO P-Series OLED 65” Class 4K HDR Smart TV, VIZIO Inc.

Video Display Product of the Year (Screen)

Parallax Stratos 1.0, Da-Lite
LG 65-inch OLED 4K TV (65WX), LG Electronics

Video Source Product of the Year

UBP-X1100ES 4K UHD Blu-ray Player with HDR, Sony Electronics Inc.
EVO-IP EZ, Vanco International

Whole-house Control/System Management Product of the Year

Crestron Home™ OS 3, Crestron Electronics Inc.
GE Appliances Kitchen Hub, GE Appliances
The Leviton Load Center, Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Mercku Haven, Mercku
Nice Yubii Ecosystem, Nice
TRC-1480 Handheld Remote with Voice Control, URC

Projects

Custom Home of the Year

Rivers Edge Retreat, Advanced Integrated Controls
Modern Beach Brilliance, Atlantic Control Technologies
Audio Masterpiece – When Sound Becomes a Work of Art, AVX Design & Integration
Greenwich Waterfront Home, Innerspace Electronics, Inc.
A Smarter Smart Home, Miestro Home Integration
ELAN 10,000 Square-Foot Minnesota Home, Nortek Security & Control
Austin Penthouse, Service Tech Inc.
Ross Home System, Theater Advice

Home Theater/Media Room Project of the Year

Out of this ATMOSphere, Advanced Integrated Controls
Immersive Home Theater, Audio Video Intelligence
Nashville Luxury Home Cinema, CinemaTech
Hollywood with a Twist in Greensboro by Cobb Home Innovations, Cobb Home Innovations,LLC
Directors Cut – Theater, Lifestyle Solutions LLC.
Miestro Home Integration, Miestro Home Integration
Dream Theater with Sports Touch, Pure Custom Integrations
“The Van Gogh” – A 9.1 Channel Music Lover’s Media Room, World Wide Stereo

Specialty Project of the Year

The Coloradan, Harrison Home Systems
NO TV ALLOWED!, Miestro Home Integration
Air-Dropping Xtreme Sound & a Monkey, Xtreme Media+Designs

Integrator of the Year Award

Admit One Home Systems
Audio Video Concepts & Design
Audio Video Intelligence
D3 Products
Eric Grundelman’s CoolAV
Harrison Home Systems
Luszol LLC
Premiere Systems
SOUND SENSE
Theater Advice