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CEA ANNOUNCES 2011 MARK OF EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERS

Arlington, Va., March 21, 2011 – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced the winners of the 2011 Mark of Excellence Awards, presented by CEA’s TechHome Division. Winners were honored at an awards reception at the Electronic House Expo (EHX) 2011 in Orlando, Florida.  CEA is the nation’s largest trade association representing the consumer electronics industry and CEA member companies include more than 500 installers and integrators of home technology.

CEA’s Mark of Excellence Awards recognize outstanding achievement and innovation in custom home electronics products, services and installation. Award entries were reviewed and judged by an independent panel of industry experts in Supplier, Systems Integrator and Training and Support categories.

Roland Graham was awarded the TechHome Leadership Award for his industry contributions as founder and president of HDHomes.tv, an online video platform delivering home technology video content. Previously, Graham was the co-founder and president of AVDMedia where he built a strong reputation in both commercial and residential global projects. Graham also serves as an industry speaker and has created a number of training events and instructor lead programs.

The following are the winners of the 2011 Mark of Excellence Awards:

SUPPLIER
Audio Product of the Year
Platinum Paradigm Electronics Inc. Paradigm Reference MilleniaSub
with PT-2 Wireless Transmitter
www.paradigm.com
Gold SmartHome UAE Z-Audio MRM Distribution Pack www.smarthomeuae.com
Control System Product of the Year
Platinum (tie) Universal Remote Control, Inc. URC Network Keypad Solution www.universalremote.com
Platinum (tie) ELAN Home Systems, LLC Elan g! System www.elanhomesystems.com
Green Product of the Year
Platinum Home Automation, Inc. Omnistat2 with ZigBee Wireless
and IHD Control
www.homeauto.com
Gold Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. Diva C.L Dimmer www.lutron.com
Human Interface Product of the Year
Platinum Crestron Electronics, Inc. Crestron Mobile Pro G www.crestron.com
Installation Product of the Year
Platinum Crestron Electronics, Inc. Sonnex Tools www.crestron.com
Gold Remote Technologies, Inc. vIRsa Mouse www.rticorp.com
Media Server of the Year
Platinum Autonomic Controls, Inc Autonomic Mirage Media
Server MMS-2
www.autonomic-controls.com
Gold Kaleidescape, Inc. Kaleidescape Blu-ray
Movie Server
www.kaleidescape.com
Multi-Room Audio/Video Product of the Year
Platinum NuVo Technologies, LLC Freestanding Renovia www.nuvotechnologies.com
Gold Crestron Electronics, Inc. Sonnexâ„¢ Multiroom Audio
System
www.crestron.com
Security Product of the Year
Platinum Home Automation, Inc. Wireless Driveway Sensor www.homeauto.com
Gold 2Gig Technologies, Inc. Go!Control Panel www.2gig.com
Software Application of the Year
Platinum Crestron Electronics, Inc. Crestron Mobile Pro G www.crestron.com
Gold Remote Technologies, Inc. Virtual Panel www.rticorp.com
Speaker of the Year
Platinum Niles Audio Corporation ICS Ceiling Mount Loudspeakers www.nilesaudio.com
Gold KEF Audio Ltd. T Series www.kef.com
Structured Wiring Product of the Year
Platinum Home Automation, Inc. Hi-Fi 2 by HAI Multi-Room
Audio System
www.homeauto.com
Gold Motorola-Broadband Communications Sector Motorola SBG6580 www.motorola.com
Video Product of the Year
Platinum Crestron Electronics, Inc. 32X32 DigitalMediaâ„¢ Switcher www.crestron.com
Gold Runco Runco 3Dimension Series D-73d www.runco.com
Wireless Product of the Year
Platinum Crestron Electronics, Inc. PTX3 Prodigy® Handheld Touchpanel www.crestron.com
Gold ZuniDigital, Inc. ZuniConnect Travel www.zunidigital.com
SYSTEM INTEGRATOR
Custom Home of the Year (installed price between $50,000 – $150,000)
Platinum SmartHouse Integration LLC San Remo www.smarthouseintegration.com
Gold Digital Interiors, Inc. Tampa Beach House www.diiatl.com
Home of the Year (installed price up to $50,000)
Platinum Custom Home Theater Systems
& Automation
Historic 1840 Colonial Salt Box www.customhometheater.biz
Home Theater/Media Room Project of the Year
Platinum DSI Entertainment Systems Hidden Hills Home Theater www.dsientertainment.com
Gold Electronics Design Group Velvet Dream www.edgonline.com
Innovation Award
Platinum Futuristic Home, Inc. Zinberg Project www.fhihome.com
Gold Link Your House, Inc. High Tech Project Room www.linkyourhouse.com
Integrated Security Project of the Year
Platinum Link Your House, Inc. Dixon Estate www.linkyourhouse.com
Luxury Home of the Year (installed price between $150,000- $300,000)
Gold Audio Video Interiors, Inc. Norman Luxury Home www.audiovideointeriors.net
Multi-Room Audio Video Project of the Year
Platinum Audio Video Interiors, Inc. Norman Residence www.audiovideointeriors.net
Gold SmartHouse Integration LLC San Remo www.smarthouseintegration.com
Retrofit Project of the Year over $100,000
Platinum DSI Entertainment Systems Beverly Hills Home of the Year Project www.dsientertainment.com
Retrofit Project of the Year under $100,000
Platinum Custom Home Theater Systems & Automation Historic 1840 Colonial Salt Box www.customhometheater.biz
Specialty Project of the Year
Platinum Home Entertainment, Inc. Vegas Style Sports Bar/Game
Room
www.homeentertainmentinc.com
Ultimate Home of the Year (installed price above $300,000)
Platinum DSI Entertainment Systems Beverly Hills Home of the Year Project www.dsientertainment.com
Gold DSI Entertainment Systems Malibu Beach House Private Residence www.dsientertainment.com
Universal Design Project of the Year
Platinum Futuristic Home, Inc. Zinberg Project www.fhihome.com
TECHHOME INTEGRATOR
TechHome Integrator of the Year
Platinum FulTech Solutions, Inc. FulTech Solutions, Inc. www.fultechsolutions.com
TRAINING AND SUPPORT
Training and Support Program of the Year
Platinum Audio Video Interiors, Inc. Staff Professional Development
and Industry Partner CEU Programs
www.audiovideointeriors.net
Gold Universal Remote Control, Inc. URC University www.universalremote.com

About CEA:
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $186 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES – The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services. Find CEA online at CE.org and Innovation-Movement.com.

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