CEDIA Announces 2012 Manufacturers' Excellence Awards Finalists

Winning products and companies to be announced on Friday, September 7

INDIANAPOLIS (July 26, 2012)-The Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) has announced the 2012 Manufacturers' Excellence Awards finalists. The finalists include 30 products in the Best New Product category and two products for the Sustainable Lifestyle Product Innovation category. The winners will be announced at a press conference on Friday, September 7 at 9:00 a.m. at CEDIA EXPO 2012. In addition, winners will be recognized at the annual Electronic Lifestyles® Awards Celebration on Saturday, September 8.


2012 Best New Product Finalists

Atlona
Atlona AT-PRO3HD44M

Audio Design Associates, Inc. ~FM~
Cinema Reference Mach IV

Audio Design Associates, Inc. ~FM~
Ramp-PM Room Amp

Autonomic Controls, Inc.
Mirage MMS-5AV

CasaTools, LLC
CasaTunes CT3S

Celerity Technologies, Inc.
Celerity Technologies Detachable Fiber Optic HDMI Cable

Cleerline Technology Group
Cleerline NSF

Control4
Control4® HC-800 Controller

Crestron Electronics, Inc.
DM-RMC-SCALER-C Receiver & Room Controller

Crestron Electronics, Inc.
MLX-3 LCD Handheld Remote

Crestron Electronics, Inc.
UFO Waterproof LCD Remote

Crestron Electronics, Inc.
V-Panel™ 24

Crimson AV LLC
VersaFit In-Wall Mounting System by Crimson - Model #VFB16

Denon Electronics (USA), LLC
Marantz NR1603 "Slimline" Audio/Video Receiver

Kaleidescape, Inc.
Kaleidescape App for iPad

Sustainable Lifestyle Product Innovation Finalists

Crestron Electronics, Inc.
GLS-EM-MCU Crestron Green Light® Power Meter

Lutron
Sivoia QS Wireless Insulating Honeycomb Shades

OmniMount Systems
OmniMount PLAY40

Panamax
MD2-zB

Professional Home Cinema
Programmable Modular Amplifier

Remote Technologies, Inc.
ProPanel App

Remote Technologies, Inc.
SURFiR® Companion Remote

Runco International
Runco LightStyle LS-12d

Seura
Storm™ Outdoor Television

Snap AV
Binary B6-Series GripTek™ High Speed Licensed HDMI® Cable with Ethernet 1 Meter

Snap AV
Binary™ HDMI 8x8 Matrix Switcher with HDMI and Single Cat5e/6 Outputs

Snap AV
Wirepath™ Surveillance 4 Channel DVR

Sonance
LaunchPort

Sonance
Sonance Invisible Series

Universal Remote Control, Inc.
DMS-AV Networked Home Theater Processor

Wilson Electronics
AG Pro-Installer

LumenCache
LumenCache Legacy

CEDIA's Manufacturers' Excellence Awards are sponsored by CustomRetailer magazine.

CEDIA EXPO 2012 will be held Sept. 5-8 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Registration is now open at www.cedia.net/expo. Attendees who register before August 20 will receive 20 percent off all their registration fees. Tickets for CEDIA's Electronic Lifestyles® Awards Celebration, which will also recognize the award-winning work of CEDIA member volunteers, and electronic systems integrators, may be purchased through the registration process for CEDIA EXPO or onsite.

About CEDIA

CEDIA is an international trade association of companies that specialize in designing and installing electronic systems for the home. The association was founded in September 1989 and has more than 3,500 member companies worldwide. CEDIA members are established and insured businesses with bona fide qualifications and experience in this specialized field. For more information on CEDIA, visit the association's Web site at www.cedia.org.

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