CEA ANNOUNCES FINALISTS FOR 2011 MARK OF EXCELLENCE

Awards Honor Pioneering Products in Custom Home Technology

February 28, 2011, Arlington, VA - The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced the finalists for the 2011 Mark of Excellence Awards. Presented by CEA's TechHome Division to honor outstanding achievement in custom home electronics, winners will be announced at an awards reception on Friday, March 18, 2011, during the 12th annual Electronic House Expo (EHX). EHX 2011 returns to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, March 17 -19, 2011.

CEA's Mark of Excellence Awards honor the most innovative custom home electronics products, services and installation technologies. Entries are submitted in Supplier and Systems Integrator categories, and reviewed by a panel of independent industry experts. Each category features Platinum and Gold awards for outstanding industry achievement.
The Mark of Excellence Awards Reception will be held at the Orange County Convention Center, Room W221, on Friday, March 18 from 6:30 -8:30 p.m. Tickets are $49 and can be purchased online.
The following are finalists for the 2011 Mark of Excellence Awards:

Audio Product of the Year
Atlantic Technology AT -1 www.atlantictechnology.com

dreamGEAR, LLC Cinema Sound www.dreamgear.net

iLuv Creative Technology Audio Cube - iMM747 www.i -luv.com

NuVo Technologies, LLC Music Port Elite www.nuvotechnologies.com

Paradign Electronics Inc. Paradigm Reference MilleniaSub with PT -2
Wireless Transmitter www.paradigm.com

PS Audio PS Audio PerfectWave DAC with
PerfectWave Network Bridge www.psaudio.com

SmartHome UAE Z -Audio MRM Distribution Pack www.smarthomeuae.com

SRS Labs SRS TheaterSound www.srslabs.com


Control System Product of the Year
Crestron Electronics, Inc. PMC3 -XP Prodigy® Expander & Control System with Onscreen Display www.crestron.com

ELAN Home Systems, LLC Elan g! System www.elanhomesystems.com

Jetlun Corporation JIM Gateway Lite www.jetlun.com

Remote Technologies, Inc. T2 -C+ Universal System Controller www.rticorp.com

Savant Systems LLC TrueControl www.savantav.com

Universal Remote Control, Inc. URC Network Keypad Solution www.universalremote.com


Green Product of the Year
Crestron Electronics, Inc. Fusion Viridian www.crestron.com

Home Automation, Inc. Omnistat2 with ZigBee Wireless
and IHD Control www.homeauto.com

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. Diva C.L Dimmer www.lutron.com

Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Inc. Mitsubishi's 75 -inch LaserVue TV www.laservuetv.com


Human Interface Product of the Year
Crestron Electronics, Inc. Crestron Mobile Pro G www.crestron.com

Universal Remote Control, Inc. URC Super Remote SR3 www.universalremote.com


Installation Product of the Year
Control4 Control4 InfinityEdge 7 www.control4.com

Crestron Electronics, Inc. Sonnex Tools www.crestron.com

Remote Technologies, Inc. vIRsa Mouse www.rticorp.com


Media Server of the Year
Autonomic Controls, Inc Autonomic Mirage Media Server MMS -2 www.autonomic -controls.com

Home Automation, Inc. Music Gateway www.homeauto.com

Kaleidescape, Inc. Kaleidescape Blu -ray Movie Server www.kaleidescape.com


Multi -Room Audio/Video Product of the Year
Anthem Anthem MRX 700 AV Receiver www.anthemav.com

Crestron Electronics, Inc. Sonnex™ Multiroom Audio System www.crestron.com

NuVo Technologies, LLC Freestanding Renovia www.nuvotechnologies.com


Security Product of the Year
2Gig Technologies, Inc. Go!Control Panel www.2gig.com

Cernium Corporation Archerfish Solo www.cernium.com

Home Automation, Inc. Wireless Driveway Sensor www.homeauto.com


Software Application of the Year
Crestron Electronics, Inc. Crestron Mobile Pro G www.crestron.com

D -Tools, Inc. System Integrator 5.5 (SI 5.5) www.d -tools.com

Remote Technologies, Inc. Virtual Panel www.rticorp.com


Speaker of the Year
GoldenEar Technology GoldenEar Triton Two www.goldenear.com

KEF Audio Ltd. T Series www.kef.com

Meridian America, Inc. DSP3200 Digital Active Loudspeaker www.meridian -audio.com

Niles Audio Corporation ICS Ceiling Mount Loudspeakers www.nilesaudio.com

Paradigm Electronics Inc. Paradigm Reference MilleniaOne www.paradigm.com


Structured Wiring Product of the Year
Crestron Electronics, Inc. DigitalMedia 8G™ Cable www.crestron.com

Home Automation, Inc. Hi -Fi 2 by HAI Multi -Room Audio System www.homeauto.com

Motorola -Broadband
Communications Sector Motorola SBG6580 www.motorola.com


Video Product of the Year
Crestron Electronics, Inc. 32X32 DigitalMedia™ Switcher www.crestron.com

Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America Mitsubishi 82 -Inch 3D Home Cinema TV www.mitsubishi -tv.com

LG Electronics LG INFINIA PX950 www.lg.com

Runco Runco 3Dimension Series D -73d www.runco.com


Wireless Product of the Year
Crestron Electronics, Inc. PTX3 Prodigy® Handheld Touchpanel www.crestron.com

Wilson Electronics AG Pro 75 www.wilsonelectronics.com

ZuniDigital, Inc. N/A www.zunidigital.com


Custom Home of the Year (installed price between $50,000 - $150,000)
Digital Interiors, Inc. Tampa Beach House www.diiatl.com

DSI Entertainment Systems Forester Residence www.dsientertainment.com

SmartHouse Integration LLC San Remo www.smarthouseintegration.com

Home of the Year (installed price up to $50,000)
Custom Home Theater
Systems & Automation Historic 1840 Colonial Salt Box www.customhometheater.biz

Electronics Design Group Fine Tuned www.edgonline.com


Home Theater/Media Room Project of the Year
Audio Video Interiors, Inc. Heller Home Theater www.audiovideointeriors.net

DSI Entertainment Systems Hidden Hills Home Theater www.dsientertainment.com

Electronics Design Group Golden Glow www.edgonline.com

Electronics Design Group Cinemawide Spread www.edgonline.com

Electronics Design Group Velvet Dream www.edgonline.com


Innovation Award
Link Your House, Inc. High Tech Project Room www.linkyourhouse.com

Futuristic Home, Inc. Zinberg Project www.fhihome.com


Integrated Security Project of the Year
Link Your House, Inc. Dixon Estate www.linkyourhouse.com


Luxury Home of the Year (installed price between $150,000 - $300,000)
Audio Video Interiors, Inc. Norman Luxury Home www.audiovideointeriors.net


Multi -Room Audio Video Project of the Year
Audio Video Interiors, Inc. Norman Residence www.audiovideointeriors.net

Custom Home Theater Systems & Automation Historic 1840 Colonial Salt Box www.customhometheater.biz

SmartHouse Integration LLC San Remo www.smarthouseintegration.com


Retrofit Project of the Year over $100,000
Audio Video Interiors, Inc. Connelly www.audiovideointeriors.net

DSI Entertainment Systems Beverly Hills Home of the Year Project www.dsientertainment.com


Retrofit Project of the Year under $100,000
Custom Home Theater
Systems & Automation Historic 1840 Colonial Salt Box www.customhometheater.biz


Specialty Project of the Year
Home Entertainment, Inc. Vegas Style Sports Bar/Game Room www.homeentertainmentinc.com


Ultimate Home of the Year (installed price above $300,000)
Audio Warehouse Private Residence www.theaudiowarehouse.com

DSI Entertainment Systems Malibu Beach House Private Residence www.dsientertainment.com

DSI Entertainment Systems Beverly Hills Home of the Year Project www.dsientertainment.com


Universal Design Project of the Year
Futuristic Home, Inc. Zinberg Project www.fhihome.com


TechHome Integrator of the Year
FulTech Solutions, Inc. FulTech Solutions, Inc. www.fultechsolutions.com


Training and Support Program of the Year
Audio Video Interiors, Inc. Staff Professional Development and Industry
Partner CEU Programs www.audiovideointeriors.net

Universal Remote Control, Inc. URC University www.universalremote.com

For more information on the Mark of Excellence Awards program, or to register, please visit www.CE.org/MOE or e -mail MarkOfExcellence@CE.org.
About EHX:
Electronic House Expo, a Tradeshow Week magazine Fastest 50 event for five years running, is the fastest growing trade event of the $13 billion custom electronics industry. Held twice annually and sponsored by CEA's TechHome Division, EHX attracts a large and dynamic audience of custom electronics integrators, retailers and allied trades to interact with leading suppliers of audio/video entertainment, digital convergence, networking and communications, comfort and control, and security and electrical products. For more information, visit www.ehxweb.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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