CEA Names 2014 Mark of Excellence Winners
The winners of the 2014 Mark of Excellence Awards, presented by the CEA's TechHome Division, were announced at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Here's a look at the winning products, installations, and top integrator of the year.
Control Product of the Year: iRule Pro iRule is a flexible, expandable control platform, consisting of applications for iOS and Android devices, and a cloud-based configuration system called iRule Builder. Professional installers can deploy iRule in installations ranging from simple living room type installations, all the way up to large, complex commercial projects with hundreds of devices. The iRule platform is device-agnostic, meaning integrators can choose the system components which are best for his margins, or the customer's budget, whether lighting, automation, or audio/video. The cloud-based iRule Builder is easy to use, requires no programming or coding, and simple for integrators to build a customized user interface not only for each customer, whether at a home or business. iRule allows integrators to deliver powerful control capabilities to their customers at a significantly lower price point compared to other solutions. They can offer their clients a custom remote that runs on their iOS or Android smartphones or tablets, and controls everything from a modest single-room entertainment system to a complex whole-home automation and control system. iRule’s powerful modules for iTunes, Sonos, Onkyo-Integra, Leviton, Lutron, HAI, Universal Devices, and Mi Casa Verde, enable an installation professional to integrate powerful system control.Back to article
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