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AV Technology Awards 2013 Winners Revealed

Congratulations to the AV Technology Awards 2013 winners. Full coverage of our awards will be featured in our August edition.


AV MANAGER OF THE YEAR: Davis Pasquariello, Harvard University

(technology partners include Crestron and Extron)

IT MANAGER OF THE YEAR: Maurice York, North Carolina State University (technology partners include Biamp Systems)

AV Technology Awards 2013 PRODUCT WINNERS

Best New Digital Signage System: Samsung Smart Signage Platform

Best New Product for Emergency Preparedness: Epson BrightLink Pro 1410Wi

Best AV Over IP Distribution System: Crestron RL
Best New Product for a Transportation Environment: Meyer Sound's CAL Systems
Best New Rich Media Data Management System: Mediasite Enterprise Video Platform by Sonic Foundry
Best New Telepresence Product: projectiondesign's F35 panorama
Best New Video Wall: LG Electronics USA’s 55WV70MS-B Direct LED Super Narrow Bezel Video Wall
Best Mobile App to Manage AV Systems: Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI): RTiPanel

• Best Restaurant/Retail System:
Comal Restaurant, Berkeley, CA
Installation: BugID, San Francisco
Featuring: Meyer Sound, Berkeley, CA

  • Best ROI-Generating Digital Signage System in a Non-Retail Environment:
  • Northeastern University Visitor Center
  • Integrator: Whitlock
  • Featuring: PQ Labs Multi-Touch G32 and solutions from projectiondesign

• Most Innovative Rich Media Data Management System for an AV Application:
"The View from The Shard," London
Integrator: DJ Willrich

AV Systems Designer: Event Communications
Distributor: Mirage Associates
Featuring: Dataton WATCHOUT

• Most Improved Sound System
Cal Memorial Stadium, University of California, Berkeley
Integrator: Parsons
Featuring: Meyer Sound

• Future-Forward Use of AV in a Command & Control System:
Ashland University Dwight Schar College of Nursing & Health Sciences / CONHS BUILDING (College of Nursing and Health Sciences)
Reseller/Dealer: SOUNDCOM / RPC VIDEO
Featuring: Mediasite by Sonic Foundry

• Best Use of a Mobile App to Manage AV Systems
Blondies Sports Bar & Grill
Integrator: Matthew Yealy, AV manager/integrator, Blondies
Featuring: Remote Technologies Inc. (RTI)

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