2018 Electronic House Products of the Year Highlight Smart Home Consumer Solutions

Check out these award-winning consumer-oriented products for integrators to sell and install for their clients.

2018 Electronic House Products of the Year Highlight Smart Home Consumer Solutions

All entries for the 2018 Electronic House Products of the Year were judged on creativity, innovation, functionality, aesthetics, and lifestyle benefits to the homeowner.

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Electronic House, CE Pro’s sister publication targeting smart home consumers, announces the winners of 2018 Products of the Year Awards recognizing the best technologies, products, and services for the smart home.

“Our annual Products of the Year contest exemplifies the amazing diversity of smart home technology, and this year’s submissions and winners are some of the most innovative products and systems available to consumers looking for ways to smarten up their homes,” says Electronic House editor Lisa Montgomery.

“Selecting the best entry for several smart home categories wasn’t easy based on the high-quality level of all the products entered, but in the end, the judging panel was able to come to a decision and is pleased with the chosen winners.”

All entries were judged on creativity, innovation, functionality, aesthetics, and lifestyle benefits to the homeowner, by an unbiased panel made up of several industry leaders, along with the editors of CE Pro and ElectronicHouse.com.

To see the full list of entries, along with more information about the award-winning products, click here.

2018 Electronic House Product of the Year Winners


Audio Components: Amplifiers, Receivers, Tuners, Processors, and Audio Streaming devices

Vanco International, Spot for Dot Digital In-Wall Amplifier

Loudspeakers & Soundbars 

Polk Audio Command Bar

Home Control & Automation

Home Networking Components

Luxul Epic 5

DIY-Installed Whole-House Home Control/Automation Systems 

Brilliant, The Brilliant Control

Energy Monitoring Devices & Services

Fibaro Wall Plug 

Power Management, Conditioning & Backup 

Schneider Electric, APC by Schneider Electric Back-UPS Pro

Professionally Installed Whole House Controls/Automation Systems 

Control4, When>>Then Automation

Smart Sensors

Nortek Security & Control 2GIG Stove & Grill Guard

Spa/Pool Controls & Water Management

ConnectedYard Inc. pHin


Venstar Explorer Mini Thermostat

Universal Remotes & User Interfaces

Crestron Electronics Inc., Crestron Handheld Touch Screen Remote 310

Home Theater

A/V Racks & Rack Accessories 

Middle Atlantic Products, Proximity Series Sliding Mounting Plate

Home Theater Furniture


Media Servers/Storage Devices 

Kaleidescape Strato S Movie Player 

Video Projectors 

Home Cinema LS100 Full HD 3LCD Ultra Short-throw Laser Projector


Fixtures, LED, Fiber Optic

Kohler Verdera Voice Lighted Mirror with Amazon Alexa

Lighting Controllers and Accessories

Vantage Controls PCAP Touch Technology

Motorized Window Treatments and Windows

Crestron Electronics Horizontal Sheers

Smart Light Bulbs

Signify, Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance starter kit


Access Control (including Videophones, Door Locks, Gates, etc.)

Marvin Windows and Doors, Marvin Home Automation – Lock Status Sensor

Security Sensors

Flo Technologies Flo Sensor 

Security Systems

Honeywell Lyric Controller with Homekit

Surveillance Cameras

Guardzilla 360 Outdoor/Indoor All-In-One HD Camera


Flat-Panel Displays

Séura SMART Mirror

Lifts & Mounts

Nexus 21 Eclipse E-500 Residential Projector Drop-Down

Video Components & Processors 

IOGEAR Ultra Long-Range Wireless 4K Video Extender