CEA ANNOUNCES 2011 MARK OF EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERS

Awards Honor Innovators in Custom Home Electronics

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. Sonnex™ 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 DigitalMedia™ 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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