OnQ Technologies Receives 2003 Electronic House Expo Distributed Audio Award

OnQ was honored for the second year in a row for innovations in Multi-Room Audio for the new OnQ Gold and Blue Line Series In-Wall Speakers


Contact: Nicole Kimmick
OnQ Technologies, Inc.
717 -702 -2532 ext. 235

OnQ Technologies Receives 2003 Electronic House Expo
Distributed Audio Award

OnQ was honored for the second year in a row for innovations in Multi -Room Audio for the new OnQ Gold and Blue Line Series In -Wall Speakers

Harrisburg, PA (December 10, 2003) - OnQ Technologies, Inc., the leader in the home networking systems market, was honored for the second year in a row with the 2003 Electronic House Expo Distributed Audio Award. The OnQ Gold and Blue Line Series In -Wall Speakers were selected for this prestigious award, sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association, for being one of the best innovations and technologies in multi -room audio. Last year, OnQ received the 2002 Distributed Audio Award for the OnQ A -BUS 4 -Room Finish Kit, and the OnQ 19` Custom Rack Drawer.

`We are excited to have received this award for our contributions to distributed audio in this industry,` said Walt Zerbe, Product Manager for OnQ Technologies. `We have designed a high -quality, low -cost speaker solution for installers and homeowners that will allow them to get the best out of their distributed audio systems.`

The new OnQ Gold and Blue Series In -Wall Speaker Line was honored with this years distributed audio award because of the quality engineering and innovation it brings to the industry. The speakers were designed to produce the highest quality sound for distributed audio and home theaters. The OnQ In -Wall speakers were custom designed from the ground up by OnQ engineers for the ultimate in performance and sound quality at a low cost. The speaker line offers flexibility in installations and sound control based on consumer preference and space in the home. OnQ designed a tweeter level adjustment switch in the speakers that adjusts high frequency to better match a speaker to the environment in the home. Special mica doped cones were added to the speakers to aid in the efficiency and sound quality. The speakers also feature a hand -selected, aesthetically pleasing transparent grill for better sound quality, and a transparent scrum cloth that sits behind the speaker grill to match the white of the ceiling, camouflaging the speaker in the home.

There are three series of speakers in the In -Wall speaker line that offer something for every budget, from high -quality Blue Line Series Multi -Room speakers and Blue Line Home Theater Series speakers, to the highest -quality Gold Line Series Multi -Room speakers. All of the speakers in the OnQ Blue and Gold Line Series offer installers, homeowners, and builders a unique, high -quality speaker solution for distributed audio or home theater installations. The advanced technology of the OnQ In -Wall speakers provides clean, high -performance sound in each room, which lets customers enjoy hi -fidelity sound throughout the home.

About EH Events & Education

EH Events & Education develops and produces world -class trade shows, conferences and events for the connected home industry. The EH Events & Education flagship event, Electronic House Expo (EHX), is the leading trade event of the connected home industry, joining thousands of industry professionals together with leading manufacturers and service providers. An integral business unit of EH, EH Events & Education provides the connected home industry with essential educational forums that promote awareness and commerce for the $15 billion market.

About OnQ Technologies, Inc.

OnQ Technologies, Inc. is a privately held corporation, headquartered in Harrisburg, PA. The OnQ Home Network System is sold and installed through a nationwide network of OnQ professional installers and distributors. All OnQ products are supported by the award -winning OnQ Professional Installer Program and OnQ Builder Programs. For sales literature about OnQ audio upgrades, or more information about the full line of OnQ products, call OnQ Technologies at 800 -321 -2343 or visit the OnQ web site at www.onqtech.com

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