The CEDIA Best New Hardware Product competition is open to products that have been released and are shipping between September 30, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Product must be fully shipping by September 30, 2017 (cannot be in beta shipping). A shipping verification form
must be submitted with entry.
Products that have been entered in previous years cannot be entered into this category again unless a new version of the product has been released. Judges will determine whether the product has had a significant enough change to qualify as a new version.
- Description of product: What is the intended purpose of this product? How does it work? What makes it unique?
- Suggested U.S. retail price
- What does this price include? (e.g. software, accessories, etc.)
- What makes this product valuable to a home technology professional business and/or technician?
- Is this a new version of an existing product? If so, what makes it different from the previous model?
- Abbreviated description of product for promotional use.
- Company logo
- Photo displaying the front of the product
- Photo displaying the back of the product
- Additional product photo
- Product demo video
- Product specification sheet
- Shipping verification form