The winners of Residential Systems magazine’s sixth-annual Resi Awards demonstrated that even in a down economy, ergonomics, intuitive functionality, and elegance of design do not need to be compromised. For a slideshow of company representatives receiving their awards, click here.
Resi Awards entries were reviewed by an esteemed panel of independent judges from the CEDIA channel and the industrial design community, whose task was to recognize the most innovative industrial designs of products in the custom installation industry.
Residential Systems editorial director, Jeremy Glowacki, announces the Resi Awards winners during CEDIA EXPO 2009 in Atlanta.
This year’s Resi Awards winners, which were presented Wednesday afternoon by Residential Systems editorial director, Jeremy Glowacki, are: Best AV Processor/Receiver – Russound’s C-Series Multizone Kit KT1-C5; Best Product Family – On-Q/Legrand’s Studio Collection; Best Custom Install Accessory, Remote Technologies Inc.’s – RKM-1 Multi-Room Audio Keypad; Best Media Server – Kaleidescape’s Mini System; Best Power Management Product – Panamax’s UPS Family; Best Projection Screen – Vutec’s Dyna-CURVE with SilverStar; Best Remote Control (Handheld) – Savant Systems’ ROSIE Contemporary Remote; Best Speakers (Freestanding) – Focal’s Grande Utopia EM; Best Speakers (In-wall) – Wisdom Audio Sage Series L150i Reference Line Source; Best Speaker (Subwoofer) – BG Radia’s BGX-4850 THX Ultra2; Best Touchscreen Control Panel – Crestron Electronics’ TPS-6X; Best Video Display Device – Sharp Electronics’ LC-52E77UN AQUOS; Best Video Mount – Chief Manufacturing’s FUSION Series; and Best Video Projector – SIM2 USA’s, Grand Cinema C3X LUMIS HOST.