At Crestron we are continually amazed at how custom installers are exceeding the expectations of clients with their creative talent, technical expertise and high quality bespoke solutions.

At Crestron we are continually amazed at how custom installers are exceeding the expectations of clients with their creative talent, technical expertise and high quality bespoke solutions. The hard work of these installers provides the perfect showcase for the Crestron product range and - with that in mind - Crestron is excited to launch their annual Crestron Integration Awards. Each year Crestron celebrates the very best in custom installation and Petra van Meeuwen, PR Manager at Crestron UK is pleased to announce this year's call for entries…

"We are very proud of the work that our integrators are completing and the Crestron Integration Awards gives us the chance to recognise and reward some of these astounding projects," explains Petra. "There's a particular level of service clients expect of their Crestron integrators and, as such, we often hear about fabulous installations. These Awards celebrate the achievements of our integrators who have embraced Crestron's Total Home Technology to create some truly spectacular and innovative residential system designs. Our integrators are involved in such a wide variety of projects using Crestron technology, often with innovative and exciting designs, so this is a fantastic way of recognising their achievements and rewarding their hard work."
No Time to Lose!
Crestron dealers work at the cutting -edge of integrated control systems and produce truly awe inspiring designs and solutions. The Crestron Integration Awards is the perfect platform for companies to showcase their talents and with the results being announced at the Home Technology Event in London (Excel, London, 28 -30 June 2011) this is an opportunity not to be missed.
Entries must be received before 31 May 2011 and this year the categories are:
• Best Integrated Home System (displaying the best use of Crestron Total Home Technology)
• Most Distinctive Digital Media™ Installation (awarded to great projects featuring this new technology)
• Home Sweet Home Cinema (amazing home theatres)
• Brilliant Lighting Control and Design (Crestron lighting applications)
• Most Extreme Makeover (eye -catching retrofit projects)
• Ultimate Connected Home (best integrated home - below €500k)
• Ultimate Connected Home (best integrated home - over €500k)
• Best High Rise Living (apartment, loft or studio integrations)
• Best Marine Project (yacht)
• Most Innovative Control Solution (AV, Lighting and HVAC)
• Most Creative GUI (open to programmers & CAIPs - inspiring programming)
• Best International Crestron Home (international property, outside of UK)
To be eligible you must be an authorised Crestron dealer and nominated projects must have been completed between 1 January 2010 and 31 May 2011. If you have any questions or wish to discuss your entries further then please contact Petra at Crestron (0845 873 8787) or Tanya Houston at Wildwood PR (01293 851115).
The winning entries will each be featured in the Crestron PR campaign run by the company's media specialists, Wildwood PR; past winners have enjoyed increased coverage in both trade and consumer media outlets and winning projects will also be submitted to the Integration Awards run by Crestron America.

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Introducing the revolutionary Comelit Visto Smart Doorbell

Introducing the revolutionary Comelit Visto Smart Doorbell

The Visto Doorbell is a new Smart Doorbell from Comelit which combines a modern Italian design with all of the basic features you are looking for in a smart video doorbell. In fact, it is so smart that it can use the 2 wires from your existing doorbell and pass both the power and the data signals. This solves the common problem of having poor wifi coverage all the way at your front door. The Visto also has built in night vision, video recording on a SD card and in the cloud, motion detection, and multiple mounting options including an angle mount. The second thing we are introducing is the Visto Dealer referral program. Because we only sell through the Professional Distribution channel, we want to give our dealers who buy in that channel extra incentives to sell our product. For any security dealers or installers who go on our website, and sign up for our program, we will offer the following: - Free referrals to customers in your area - Cashback program - 10% discount during the 1st month of the launch - Free Visto t-shirts and gear - A chance to win a trip for 2 to Venice, Italy Its that easy. Let us refer customer to you and get paid in the process. All while selling a wonderful Italian designed smart doorbell which is innovative and easy to install. So all dealers should protect the pro-channel and install products like the Visto which are made and sold only at your friendly local security and low voltage distributors.