New York, NY — Residential Systems magazine (www.resmagonline.com) presented it second-annual Resi Awards, honoring the most innovative product designs in the custom installation industry, to 14 winners during a reception, September 8 at CEDIA EXPO. An esteemed panel of custom installers and industrial designers judged this year’s entries on their aesthetic appeal, problem-solving capabilities, and ergonomic design.
“This was a great second year the Resi Awards,” said Jeremy Glowacki, editor of Residential Systems. “We received a lot more entires and a great sampling of the most aesthetically appealing, intuitive, and ergonomically designed products in the industry. The year’s Resi Awards winners are truly the best of the best.”
Resi judges recognized 14 winners in 13 product categories. Each of of this year’s Resi Awards winners will be featured in Residential Systems’ October Fall Fashion Issue. This year’s esteemed winners are Nexus Audio Systems’ Model C-6 (Best A/V Controller/Receiver), Acoustic Innovation’s Showcase Personal Theaters (Best Combined Product Family), Chief Manufacturing’s Reaction Series PDR Dual Arm Wall Mount (Best Custom Install Accessory), Kaleidescape’s Kaleidescape System 3000/3500 (Best Home Networking Product), Sonance’s Mariner 82 Outdoor Speaker (Best In-Wall, On-Wall, or Outdoor Speaker), Richard Gray’s Power Company’s PowerHouse (Best Power Management Product), Universal Electronic’s Nevo SL (Best Remote Control), Denon’s DVD-5910 Universal DVD Player and ELAN’s D1650 16-Channel Amplifier (Best Source Component or Power Amp), Crestron’s Isys i/O TPMC-17-CH (Best Touchscreen Control System), Artison’s Sketch Tower (Best Tower or Bookshelf Speaker), SIM2 Multimedia’s THL40 LINK (Best Video Display), Runco’s CineWide with AutoScope (Best Video Projector), Crestron’s iLux CLS-C6 6-Zone Integrated Lighting Controller (Best Wall Keypad).
Residential Systems is the custom installer’s most highly regarded publication. A CMP Entertainment Media magazine, it was the first trade title to provide the burgeoning custom installation marketplace with vital business and new product information with industry-leading editorial and production standards.
For more information about Residential Systems or the RESI Awards, contact Jeremy Glowacki at 212.328.0426. For advertising information, contact publisher Phil Holtberg at 212.378.0413.
CMP Entertainment Media produces magazines, books, web sites, trade shows, and events for musicians and the professional audio, video, and installation industries, including Pro Sound News, Guitar Player, SurroundProfessional, Bass Player, Medialine, Systems Contractor News, Keyboard, EQ, Residential Systems, Rental & Staging Systems, Videography, Government Video, Television Broadcast, Digital Cinematography, Sports TV Production, AutoMedia, Car Sound & Performance, Entertainment Media Expo (co-produced with IRMA), Government Video Technology Expo, and Surround 2005.