2014 Rental & Staging Product Award winners

2014 Rental & Staging Product Award winners were presented at InfoComm.
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2014 Rental & Staging Product Award winners

Aug 13, 2014 9:20 PM, By David Keene

The 2014 Rental & Staging Systems/
InfoComm Product Awards were announced and presented at the InfoComm show in Las Vegas on June 16, recognizing the most innovative products released for the staging market since last year. The past year was a particularly fertile one for the staging market, and the Rental & Staging New Product Award competition reflected that health as the crop of entries set a record for the most products entered. The program—administered by S&VC/Rental & Staging Systems magazine in conjunction with InfoComm—covers applications including live audio, IMAG, high-lumen projection, video processing, and the increasing use of digital signage for live events. The award categories this year with this year’s winners are as follows:

Best Loudspeaker For the Staging Market: JBL Professional VTX V20
Best Audio Control or Mixing Product: Dan Dugan Sound Design Dugan-VN16 automixing card for Avid Venue Consoles
Best Projection Screen: AV Stumpfl Curve
Best Video Projection Product – High Lumen or Laser: Digital Projection HighLite Laser
Best Digital Signage Product – Media Player: Dataton AB WATCHPAX 2
Best Video Projection Product - 10K Lumen or Less: Panasonic PT-DZ870U DLP projector with ultra-short-throw ET-DLE030 lens
Best Video Signal Processing or Distribution Product: Analog Way Ascender 48 - ASC4806
Best Video/Broadcast or Video/Streaming Product: Roland Systems Group VR-50HD Multi-Format AV Mixer
Best Flatpanel Display – Rugged/Outdoor Display: NEC Display Solutions P703 LED/LCD Display
Best General AV Product: Gefen Wireless for HDMI 60GHz/GTV-WHD-60G
Best 4K/UHD Video Processing Product: coolux Pandoras Box Quad Server version 5.5
Best Rental Management Software: IntelliEvent Lightning Enterprise
Best Digital Signage Product: Samsung Electronics America D Series Commercial Displays with Next-generation Smart Signage Platform
Best Show Control or Presentation Product: Barco ClickShare Inside
Best LED-backlit LCD Display: LG Electronics 55WV70MD-BL 55in. Super-narrow Bezel 3D Videowall

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