Did CEDIA Get It Right?
CEDIA, the trade association for residential custom integration specialists, announced this week the finalists in the contest to find the Best New Products. The organization will announce the winner at its upcoming EXPO on September 15 at 3:00PM in the CEDIA booth #4710.
See the winners and tell us what you think…
The finalists selected by CEDIA are:
|Amazon||Echo||Nexus 21 Concealment Systems||CL-65 TV Flip-Down|
|Artison||Nano Backpack P5||Pakedge by Control4||NK-1 Controller|
|Autonomic||eSeries Mirage Audio System MAS-4-2e||RoseWater Energy Group||Residential Energy Management Hub|
|Autonomic||eSeries MMS-1e Music Streamer||Savant||Savant Pro Remote|
|Control4||EA Series Controllers||Screen Innovations||Zero-G|
|Datasat||RS20i||Seura||Seura Storm Ultra Bright 84″ Outdoor TV|
|DISH Network||Hopper 3||SnapAV||OvrC Pro|
|Grimani Systems||CinemaOne Home Theater Audio Ensemble||Sonos||Trueplay|
|IC Realtime||ALLie Home 360×360-Degree Lifestyle Video Camera||Sony||XBR-75X940D 4K HDR Ultra HD TV|
|iPort||Surface Mount with Buttons||Sony||VPL-VW5000ES 4K SXRD Home Cinema Projector|
|Lutron Electronics||Sivoia QS Triathlon WIDR Shades||Sony||STR-ZA5000ES 9.2 Channel 4K AV Receiver|
|Lutron Electronics||Lutron Connect Bridge and App||TiVo||BOLT+|
|Middle Atlantic Products||DC Power||WilsonPro||4000R|
Did They Get It Right?
In addition to announcing the finalists in their booth at the show, CEDIA is also planning to honor the winners at a special party at Gilley’s Thursday night called the CEDIA Celebration. All Expo participants are invited to the party.
We’ve written a few stories about some of these products. For example, we talked about voice control in this article about Nexia who is piggybacking on Amazon’s Alexa. And we were quite impressed with Artison’s new Backpack solution at the last CEDIA Expo and we told you about Backpack here.
But – overall – did CEDIA get it right?? Give us your thoughts in the “Comment on This Post” section below. Did they pick a dud?? Did they miss a superstar? Let us know what you think!