2015CES - CEA Announces Winners of 2015 Mark of Excellence Awards

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced the winners for the 2015 Mark of Excellence Awards, presented by CEA's TechHome Division and CE Pro Magazine. The Mark of Excellence awards recognize the best in custom integration and installed technology from manufacturers, distributors and systems integrators across more than 30 award categories.

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced the winners for the 2015 Mark of Excellence Awards, presented by CEA's TechHome Division and CE Pro Magazine. The Mark of Excellence awards recognize the best in custom integration and installed technology from manufacturers, distributors and systems integrators across more than 30 award categories.


This year's winners were honored at the Mark of Excellence Awards Reception at the 2015 International CES®, the global gathering place for all who thrive on the business of innovation. The award submissions are reviewed by a panel of industry experts across categories ranging from security, energy management, health and wellness and home theater. To learn more about the awards program, visit CE.org/moe.

The following are winners of the 2015 Mark of Excellence Awards:

2015 Integrator of the Year
Ian Williams, Owner, Encore Custom Audio Video

Audio Product of the Year
AudioControl, Bijou 600
Sony Electronics, Sony HAP-Z1ES Hi-Res Music Player with 1TB HDD

Automation Device of the Year
ecovent, ecovent

Best Education or Support Program
Global Cach©, Control Tower

Control Product of the Year
Crestron, Crestron Pyng

Custom Home of the Year (between $50,000 - $150,000)
Advanced Communication Technologies, Boston Brownstone

Energy Efficiency Product of the Year
Alarm.com, Alarm.com Smart Thermostat

Health and Wellness Project of the Year
Cybermation, Inc., Allison On Her Own

Home of the Year (up to $50,000)
SmartHouse Integration, Venice Boulevard

Home Technology App of the Year
Roomie Remote, Inc., Roomie
Savant, Savant app

Home Theater/Media Room Project of the Year (installed price up to $50,000)
Encore Custom Audio Video, LLC, Hoffman Theater Project

Home Theater/Media Room Project of the Year (installed price above $50,000)
HomeTronics, Inc., Auro 1

Human Interface Product of the Year
Remote Technologies, Inc., T3x Remote Control
Stir, Stir Kinetic Desk

Installation Product of the Year
Control4, Control4 Composer Express

Integrated Security Project of the Year
eLifespaces, Securing Art

Lighting Control Product of the Year
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc., Cas©ta Wireless

Lighting Control Project of the Year
eLifespaces, Lighting on the Creek

Mark of Excellence Disruptor Award
Savant, Savant App

Media Management Product of the Year
FIRE-FX, UPLAY

Motorized Product of the Year
QMotion Advanced Shading Systems, Motorized Drapery Rods

Multi-Room Audio/Video Product of the Year
Autonomic Controls, Inc., Mirage Music Player MMS-2A
ELAN Home Systems, UltraMatrix

Multi-Room Audio/Video Project of the Year
BPS Inc, Top of the Ritz

Rack or Mount Product of the Year
OmniMount, OmniMount OE120IW

Residential Security Product of the Year
Resolution Products, Helix - Security and Automation Platform

Retrofit Project of the Year (up to $50,000)
Futuristic Home Inc., Kaplan Retrofit Project

Retrofit Project of the Year (above $50,000)
ForTech Solutions Inc., Studio City Retrofit Home Automation

Speaker of the Year
Definitive Technology, W Studio Sound Bar
Meridian, Special Edition DSP8000 Digital Active Loudspeaker

Specialty Project of the Year
Futurian Systems, Futurian\'s Setting the Stage

Structured Wiring Product of the Year
Legrand, On-Q Digital Audio System

Sustainable Project of the Year
Cantara, HSHus

Ultimate Home of the Year (above $300,000)
ListenUp, Summit County Smart Home

Video Display Product of the Year (Display)
Epson, PowerLite Pro Cinema LS10000 3LCD Reflective Laser 4K Enhancement Projector

Video Display Product of the Year (Screen)
Elite Screens Inc., DarkStar 9

Video Product of the Year
Crestron, 4K DigitalMedia Receiver and Room Controller with Scaler (DM-RMC-4K-SCALER-C)

Video Surveillance Product of the Year
IC Real Tech, IC Real Tech ALLIE Pro 720-degree Video Surveillance Camera

Wireless Product of the Year
Wilson Electronics, Pro 70

Note to Editors: The official name of the global technology event is "International CES®." Subsequent references to the event can be shortened to "CES."

About CEA:

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the technology trade association representing the $223 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative and regulatory 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 www.CE.org, www.DeclareInnovation.com and through social media: http://www.ce.org/social.

About CES:

The International CES is the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years-the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES features all aspects of the industry. And because it is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the technology trade association representing the $223 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry, it attracts the world's business leaders and pioneering thinkers to a forum where the industry's most relevant issues are addressed. Follow CES online at www.CESweb.org and through social media: http://www.cesweb.org/social.

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