InfoComm 2014 System Contractor Product Awards: And the Winners Are...

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Yesterday afternoon NewBay Media presented trophies to the winners of the 2014 System Contractor NewsInstallation Product Awards at InfoComm. Despite the microphone ironically malfunctioning at an event chock full of audio visual pros, the show continued, bigger and better than last year (see: standing room only).

See below for the full list of winners.

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SCN editor Chuck Ansbacher presenting the award for Most Innovative Audio Hardware: Loudspeaker to Stealth Acoustics StingRay's president Paul Hagman and vice president Steve Olszewski.

The Systems Contractor News Installation Product Award winners are:

Most Innovative Audio Hardware: Loudspeaker
Stealth Acoustics StingRay

Most Innovative Audio Hardware: Microphone/Amplifier
Shure Microflex Wireless System

Most Innovative Audio Processing: Switching/Routing/Transport/Control
Symetrix Radius AEC

Most Innovative Equipment: Rack/AV Furniture/Mounting
Middle Atlantic TechPed

Most Innovative Video Display: LCD/Plasma/OLED/LED
Planar UltraRes Series 84-inch 4K LCD Display

Most Innovative Video Display: Projector
Panasonic PT-DZ870U DLP Projector

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Panasonic's Cynthia Pawlowski accepting the award for Most Innovative Video Display: Projector.

Most Innovative Video Display: Projector Screen
Da-Lite UTB Coutour

Most Innovative Video Processing: Switching
RGB Spectrum OmniWall Display Processor

Most Innovative Video Processing: Transport
Matrox Maevex H.264 Encoders and Decoders

Most Innovative Installation Accessory
Wilson Electronics CI 570 Cell Signal Booster

Most Innovative Videoconferencing Product: Hardware/Software/Accessory

Most Innovative Videoconferencing Product: Furniture
AVTEQ ELT-1500 Elite Series Slimline AV Stand

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CEO Rob Sheeley and marketing manager Hailey Klein took home the Most Innovative Collaboration Product: Hardware award for Vaddio GroupSTATION.

Most Innovative Collaboration Product: Hardware
Vaddio GroupSTATION

Most Innovative Collaboration Product: Software [TIE]
WOW Vision Collab8

Mersive Solstice

Most Innovative Digital Signage Product: Display

LG 72WX50MF-B Outdoor Open Frame Display

Most Innovative Digital Signage Product: Content Driver
Samsung Smart Signage Platform

Most Innovative Automation/Show Control Product
Crestron CP3N 3-Series

Most Innovative Emerging Technologies
Crestron DMCO 7-Series Output Card


InfoComm And SCN Announce Award Winners

At InfoComm 2011, InfoComm and Systems Contractor News presented awards to the winners of the InfoComm/Systems Contractor News Installation Product Awards. The winners are as follows: Most Innovative Control Product For Commercial Installation Crestron MC3 3-Series Most Innovative Equipment Rack/AV Furniture

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Systems Contractor News: 2014 AV Products of the Year

In this special Fall Yearbook Edition of SCN, we asked manufacturers to submit the most prized results of their R&D endeavors. Here, integrators and consultants will likely see the past, present, and future in these selections from the continuing technology narrative, and maybe they’ll even find a brand-new solution to an age-old issue.