Innovative Technology Highlighted in CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Awards

Innovative Technology Highlighted in CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Awards


Photos Copyright CEDIA 2014. Used with permission

The winners of the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) Electronic Lifestyles Awards competition were announced Saturday, Sept. 13, and 11 manufacturers were honored for their innovative home technologies, like discreet speakers by Sonance, a 4K front projector by Sony, a touch sensitive light switch from Basalte and others.

The awards were created to showcase the work of CEDIA members. Here’s more on the winners of the Best New Products category.

 

Discreet Sound by Sonance

Sonance’s Architectural Discreet Opening System (shown above) provides all the ambiance of a custom sound system, but without the visual appearance of speaker-sized holes in the ceiling.

 

Setting Shades in (Q)Motion

You’ve heard of motorized shades, but now trackless battery operated motorized drapery rods by Qmotion can be the solution to window treatment needs.

You’ve heard of motorized shades, but now trackless battery operated motorized drapery rods by Qmotion can be the solution to window treatment needs.


Also Read: Shedding Light on Motorized Shading Opportunities


 

Sony’s 4k (with a few extra ks) Projector

Sony Electronics’ VPL-VW600ES 4K Front Projector features front-exhaust, a 2.06x powered zoom lens and a wide lens shift range that provides installation flexibility, the ability to watch 3D movies and DCI resolution, brightness and contrast.

Sony Electronics’ VPL-VW600ES 4K Front Projector features front-exhaust, a 2.06x powered zoom lens and a wide lens shift range that provides installation flexibility, the ability to watch 3D movies and DCI resolution, brightness and contrast.

 

The Pyng of It Is …

Crestron Pyng is a new mobile app-based control system that allows homeowners to change schedules for lighting and climate and set basic lighting scenes.

Crestron Pyng is a new mobile app-based control system that allows homeowners to change schedules for lighting and climate and set basic lighting scenes.


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The X Makes Everything Better

Wilson Electronics PRO 70X (the X makes everything better) signal booster comes with four indoor antennae and splitters and an expansion kits consist of additional indoor and outdoor antenna and more splitters.

Wilson Electronics PRO 70X signal booster comes with four indoor antennae and splitters and an expansion kits consist of additional indoor and outdoor antenna and more splitters.

 

It’s No Triathlon to Use This Shade

Lutron Sivoia Triathalon Roller Shade

The Lutron Sivoia QS Triathlon Roller Shade is a battery operated window dressing that can work as a standalone or system solution, and can be controlled with a push of a button.


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Sustainable Lifestyle Product Innovation winner Savant Smart Climate

Savant’s SmartClimate climate control processor controls up to eight heating and cooling zones while remaining a small wall-mounted unit in the utility room.

Savant’s SmartClimate climate control processor controls up to eight heating and cooling zones while remaining a small wall-mounted unit in the utility room.

 

Get Smart

The Savant Smart Host is the brains for Savant's affordable Smart Series system that can control thermostats, home security, motorized shades, lights and more from smart devices.

The Savant Smart Host is the brains for Savant's affordable Smart Series system that can control thermostats, home security, motorized shades, lights and more from smart devices.


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Light by Touch

The Sentido by Belgian based Basalte is essentially a touch sensitive, toggling light switch that also controls blinds, scenes and HVAC

The Sentido by Belgian based Basalte is essentially a touch sensitive, toggling light switch that also controls blinds, scenes and HVAC.
 

Photos Copyright CEDIA 2014. Used with permission 


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