Winners Announced in NSCA Innovations in Technology Awards
Mar 30, 2004 5:05 PM
Attendees of the 2004 NSCA Systems Integration Expo voted for their favorite products in the second annual Innovations in Technology Awards program March 19 and 20. Winning manufacturers were announced at the expo’s NSCA Presidents’ Reception on March 20.
The 2004 Innovations in Technology Award winners are: in the category of audio, Whirlwind for its E Snake; in the category of business productivity, d-Tools for its System Integrator v. 3 with Business Manager Module; in the category of control systems, Extron for its Ethernet control interface with IR Learner; in the category of convergence, Extron, for its 5-input integrated A/V switcher with audio amplifier and IP Link Ethernet control; in the category of security/life safety, Tandberg for its Tactical II; in the category of video/display, Blonder Tongue for its digital high-definition processor; and in the category of best Web site, Crestron.
More than 100 companies submitted their products for the 2004 awards, sponsored by NSCA and Sound & Video Contractor magazine and judged by an independent committee of systems integrators, consultants, and magazine professionals. Products were chosen based on their impact on the advancement of the electronic systems industry. The three finalists within each category were on display in the Innovations in Technology Awards pavilion on the exhibit floor since opening day. Attendees of the expo voted for their winning choice, one product per category.