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Residential Systems Selects 2007 Resi Awards Finalists

33 Products Compete for Industrial Design Excellence Recognition at CEDIA EXPO 2007

New York, NY–NewBay Media’s Residential Systems magazine ( has selected the 33 finalists for its fourth-annual Resi Awards, which honor the most innovative industrial designs of products in the custom installation industry. An esteemed panel of independent judges selected this year’s noteworthy finalists from an impressive collection of entries.

“This year’s Resi finalists are impressive not only for their external style and elegance, but also for their focus on simplicity for the installers and end-user consumer,” says Jeremy Glowacki, editorial director of Residential Systems. “These companies should take great pride in their investment in high-quality product designs.”

Resi Awards judges have recognized three finalists in each of the contest’s 11 product categories. Each category winner and one Resi of the Year award will be announced at the 2007 Resi Awards reception, held at 5 p.m., during CEDIA EXPO in Denver, Colorado, September 5, 2007, in Room 206 of the Colorado Convention Center.

This year’s Resi Awards finalists are:

Category: AV Controller or Component
Control4’s Home Controller HC-300
Crestron’s Adagio Media System AMS-AIP
Denon’s AVR-4308CI

Category: AV Mounts
Auton Motorized Systems’ IN-VIS-O-TRAK
CLO Systems’ X-arm
Vantage Point’s The evo system

Category: Combined Product Family
Kaleidescape’s Second-Generation Entertainment Server
KEF’s Universal Wireless System
Meridian’s F80 Audio System

Category: Control Interface
Savant’s ROSIE Remote Control
Universal Electronics Inc.’s NevoQ50
Universal Remote Control’s MX-810 Remote Control

Category: Custom Installation Accessory
iSky Panel Systems
Plant Wave’s Cable Station and Connectors
ICM’s Right Angle Connectors

Category: Media Servers
CodexNovus’ HDcodex DML-1600
Exceptional Innovations’ Lifemedia
Escient’s FireBall FP-1

Category: Power Management Products
Furman’s Reference i-series
Panamax’s MAX 4300-PM
Panamax’s MAX 5100-PM

Category: Speakers (Bookshelf or Tower)
Bowers & Wilkins’ Signature Diamond
Phase Technology’s dARTS650 FS Series
Sunfire’s Cinema Ribbon Duo

Category: Speakers (In-Wall or In-Ceiling)
Artison’s RCC 300
Sonance’s Architectural Series
Velodyne’s SC-IW in-wall subwoofer

Category: Speakers (On-Wall)
Artcoustic’s DF-Multi X2 50-inch version
Leon Speakers’ Horizon 414-LCR
Sunfire’s SubRosa

Category: Video Display Device
Fujitsu’s AVIAMO P65FT00AUB
Runco’s VX-22 CineWide with AutoScope
Sharp’s LC-52D92U 52-inch LCD