2020 CE Pro BEST Award Winners Announced at CEDIA Expo Virtual

Recognizing the most noteworthy new products and technologies, CE Pro is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 CE Pro BEST (Best Electronics Systems Technologies) Product Awards.

“We’re privileged to recognize the many manufacturers that provide custom integrators with exciting, cutting-edge and very practical products to add to their businesses,” says Arlen Schweiger, Executive Editor of CE Pro. “The CE Pro BEST Awards represents technical engineering and thoughtful development that deserve praise,” says Arlen. “We always look forward to seeing what each year’s new group of entries brings, and how these solutions may impact our industry for years to come.”

All CE Pro BEST Awards’ entries were judged on innovation, functionality, competitive advantages and benefits to the installer by industry leaders, along with the editors of CE Pro.

The judging panel included the team from Bluesalve Partners, which includes industry veterans Avi Rosenthal, Robert Heiblim, Lew Brown and David Kaplan. Combined, the group has more than 100 years of of industry experience. Both Kaplan and Rosenthal are past recipients of the Consumer Technology Association Smart Home Division’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Here are this year’s CE Pro BEST Product Awards winners:

Business Operations:

Business and Software Design Tools

Modus Photo
Modus VR

Control and Automation

Energy Management

Adapt Energy
PanTech Design

Integrated Security System/Module/Device/Surveillance Cameras

Holovision, Powered by Ring

Lighting, Lighting Controls & Accessories

REVI Remote-Voltage Illumination System
Environmental Lights

Motorized Shade Controls & Accessories

Triathlon Wood Blinds with Natural Light Optimization

User Interface Devices: Touchscreens, Keypads, Remotes, Voice Control

Crestron TSR-310
Crestron Electronics, Inc.

Nest Hub Max
Google Nest


Savant Daylight Mode

Whole House Control

Crestron Home
Crestron Electronics, Inc.

Home Theater/Multi-Room Audio/Video

A/V Switchers

Evolution 8×10 HDBaseT Audio and Video Matrix with CEC Control and Support Diagnostics
Vanco International

Crestron DM NVX
Crestron Electronics, Inc.

Flat Panel TV/Ultra HD

The Wall
Samsung Electronics America

85” Q950 8K QLED TV
Samsung Electronics America

Home Theater A/V Receivers & Source Components

Trinnov Altitude32
Trinnov Audio

Media Servers/Streaming Media/DVRs

Zappiti Pro ACE

Mount Lift Media Concealment

Low profile 5×8″ Steel TV Box
Arlington Industries

Multi-room AV Components (Amplifiers, Receivers, Source Components and Preamplifiers)

Juke Audio

Power Management, Generation, Surge Suppression and Storage/Remote Services


Projection Screen

Stewart Filmscreen


Sony Electronics Inc.

Racks, Furniture, Seating and Acoustical Treatments

Andromeda | Ultra Short Throw Projector Credenza with Integrated 120” Rising Screen
Aegis AV Cabinets

Wireless A/V Solution (amps, source components, signal distribution solutions)

AirTV Anywhere—Powered by SLING
AirTV L.L.C.

Household Enhancements/Installation Accessories

Cables and Cabling Products

Cleerline SSF™ 8K UHD HDMI Active Optical Cables
Cleerline Technology Group

Communications Products

Hopper 3 Integration with Google Nest Hello Doorbell

Home Networking Device

WhyReboot Cumulus6 Cloud & Analytics

Outdoor A/V

65” The Terrace TV
Samsung Electronics America Inc.


Architectural Speakers

Meridian DSP750 In-Wall Digital Active Loudspeaker
Meridian Audio

Ci130QRfl / Ci130QSfl

Floor-standing/Book Shelf Speakers

Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation

Soundbars/On-Wall/Single-Chassis Surround Loudspeaker

Powered SoundBar
James Loudspeaker


DSW600 Digital Active In-Wall Subwoofer

Meridian Audio

Most Promising

A750 Wi-Fi 6 Access Point
Access Networks

Peripherals and Enhancements

Paladin DCR Direct Attach Lens

Tools, Testing and Calibration

On My Way

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