CEDIA Names Finalists for Best New Products

Dan McGowan | Sep 02, 2021
Global Recognition During CEDIA Expo 2021 for Hardware and Software Products

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (SEPTEMBER 3, 2021) -- CEDIA has announced the finalists for this year's Best New Products Awards during CEDIA Expo 2021 on the Smart Stage in Indianapolis. The program recognizes exceptional new hardware and software products from CEDIA member manufacturing companies and trade suppliers.CEDIA Expo 2021 Smart Stage

"The 2021 class of Best New Products Awards finalists exemplifies the innovative and future-forward spirit that is a hallmark of the industry," said CEDIA Interim Co-Chief Executive Officer Giles Sutton. "Couple those qualities with the challenges faced during the last 12 months with supply chains and pandemic restrictions and this year's finalists show they truly are a cut above. We salute the finalists and look forward to celebrating them, announcing the winners in the coming weeks."

The 2021 Best New Hardware Product finalists include:

   • AudioControl - AudioControl CM4-750
   • Barco - Njord
   • Christie Digital - Christie Eclipse - 4K HDR Ultra-High-Contrast 6DLP RGB Laser Projector
   • Coastal Source - 12.0 Line Source Bollard Speaker
   • Crestron Electronics, Inc. - Crestron DM NAX
   • Crestron Electronics, Inc. - Crestron UC-MM30-R Tabletop Conference Device for Crestron Home
   • Crestron Electronics, Inc. - Horizon Thermostats
   • HARMAN - JBL Synthesis SCL-8
   • Josh.ai - Josh Core
   • LG Electronics USA - LG SIGNATURE OLED R TV
   • Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. - Caséta Outdoor Smart Plug
   • Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. -  Alisse Wall Control
   • Perlisten Audio, LLC - Model D212s
   • Russound - The Russound VoicePlay Keypad
   • Savant Systems, Inc. - Savant Smart Audio Bridge
   • Screen Innovations - Zen 2
   • Screen Innovations - TRO.Y
   • Simplified Manufacturing - Simplified MFG EXeARC1
   • Snap One - The Episode Mini 5.1 AVR
   • Sonance - IS15W
   • Sony Electronics, Inc. - VPL-GTZ380 4K HDR Home Theater Projector
   • Sony Electronics, Inc. - Sony BRAVIA XR X92
   • Summit Wireless/WiSA - WiSA SoundSend
   • SurgeX - SurgeX UPS + Isolation Transformer
   • Wisdom Audio - HLS (Horizontal Line Source)

The 2021 Best New Software Product finalist is:

   • Crestron Electronics, Inc. - Crestron Home

Winners of Best New Software Product and Best New Hardware Product awards will be announced this fall during the 2021 CEDIA Awards. Additional honorees including the 2021 class of Product Hall of Fame inductees will also be revealed. Finalists, winners, and Hall of Fame honorees are selected by industry professionals through a rigorous evaluation process.

Connect to more about the CEDIA Awards program here and learn about the 2020 finalists here.