EDITORS CHOICE 06.11.17

Technology finalists announced in the 2018 InAVation Awards

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The finalists in the Technology categories at the 2018 InAVation Awards have been announced. Voting is now open on the InAVation Awards website, voting closes on January 26 2018, and the awards will be announced during a gala dinner event on February 6, 2018.

YOU CAN VOTE HERE

As in previous years, all votes will be weighted according to job function.

Manufacturer votes = 1 point
Distributor = 4 points
Integrator/rental company/consultant votes = 8 points
End user votes = 10 points

The deadline to enter the AVIXA standards award, Consultant/Project Manager of the Year, and various Project categories is this Friday (10 Nov).  Again, full details can be found on the InAVation Awards website.

BOOK YOUR TICKETS FOR THE GALA EVENT HERE

The technology finalists (listen in alphabetical order) are as follows;

AV Accessory

AMETEK Electronic Systems Protection — SurgeX Axess ELITE
Chief — FRA Freestyle Rotation Adapter
Draper — FlexShade Recharge
ERARD PRO — KAMELEO
Kramer Electronics — 860 Test Pattern Generator and Signal Analyser
Middle Atlantic Products — Proximity Series Sliding Mounting Plate
Peerless-AV — SmartMount Universal LED Mounting System
Vogel's Products — PFTE 7121

Display Technology for Digital Signage
Absen — Acclaim A27 Series
Elo Touch Solutions — 5502L Interactive Digital Signage Display
Leyard — Planar QE Series
LG — OPEN FRAME 55” OLED DISPLAY 55EF5C
NEC Display Solutions — MultiSync V Series Large Format Displays
Realfiction — DeepFrame
Sharp — PN-V701
Shenzhen LianTronics — RA3T

Technology for Control Rooms
Avenview Corp — AVXWALL+
Black Box Network Services — Boxilla
Extron — Quantum Ultra
ELEMENT ONE Multimedia — VERSIS VESA

Technology for Control and Management
Adder Technology — CCS-PRO8
Barco — Overture
Extron — TLP Pro 725T
Gefen — EXT-CU-LAN Matrix Controller v2.3.45
Kramer Electronics — Kramer Control
Neets — TanGo
RTI — CX10

Technology for Collaboration and Conferencing (Display)
Avocor — F series
Clevertouch — Clevertouch Pro Series
Google — Jamboard
Leyard — LED MultiTouch
Microsoft — Surface Hub with Office 365
Sharp — BIG PAD PN-80SC5

Technology for Collaboration and Conferencing
ClearOne — Skype for Business support in COLLABORATE Pro
Crestron — Mercury
ELMO — Huddle Space
Extron — HC 404
Kramer Electronics — VIAWare
Logitech — SmartDock
Mersive — Solstice
Polycom — Pano
QSC — AV-to-USB Bridging Web Conferencing Solution
Vivitek — NovoEnterprise

Technology for Digital Signage
ATEN International — VM3200 32x32 Modular Matrix Switch
Datapath — Fx4 video wall controller
IAdea— AnyTiles
Panasonic — LinkRay
PureLink — Digibird DB-VRC4H Video Wall Controller
SEADA Technology — G4K Pro Any Degree
Tripleplay — Digital Signage (Software Version Bart 3)

Technology for Entertainment/Live Events
Absen — M2.9 Pro
DiGiCo — SD12
Digital Projection — M-Vision Laser 18K
Epson — EB-L25000U
Meyer Sound Laboratories — LINA Very Compact Line Array Loudspeaker
Panasonic — PT-RZ31K
Peavey Commercial Audio — Crest Tactus Digital Mixing System
RGBlink — X7
Riedel Communications — Bolero
Sennheiser electronic — Digital 6000

Technology for Large Group Presentation (over 20 people)
Analog Way — Saphyr - H
BenQ — LK970 4K Installation Laser Projector
Casio — Large Venue Series
Epson — EB-L1300U
Extron — DMP 128 Plus
Leyard — DirectLight
Neets — QueBec Pro
Projecta — Extensa
SiliconCore — Camellia 0.95mm LED Display
Vivitek — DU9800Z

Technology for Leisure Venues
7thSense Design — Proton Media Server
Apart Audio — MASKC
APG France — The Uniline Compact
AUDAC— NOBA8
Barco — R7 display
Epson Europe — EB-L1405U with ELPLX01 lens
LG — 86" Ultra Stretch
Powersoft — Quattrocanali

Technology for Safety and Security
Extron — IPCP Pro Series
Gefen — EXT-USB2.0-SR
Kramer Electronics — HSL SX42DU-3
RTI — ZW-9

Technology for Signal Distribution
Aurora Multimedia — VLX Series
AV Stumpfl — Wings Engine RAW 8K RX 2.0
Biamp Systems — TesiraLUX
Christie — Terra
Crestron — Digital Media NVX
Extron — DSC HD-HD 4K Series
Kramer Electronics — VS-88UHDA
Merging Technologies — ANEMAN - Audio Network Manager
Visionary Solutions — PacketAV Duet
WyreStorm Technologies — NetworkHD 400 Series 4K over IP

Technology for Small Group Presentation (under 20 people)
Arthur Holm — DynamicX2BC
ClearOne — CONVERGE Pro 2
Gefen — EXT-4K300A-MF-41-HBTLS/EXT-UHDA-HBTL-RX
Prowise — ProLine+
Sharp — PN-40TC1 Huddle display
Stormlit — CleverPawtals

Technology for Video Capture and Broadcast
AJA Video Systems — Ki Pro Ultra Plus
Black Box — MediaCento IPX 4K
Extron — StudioStation
Matrox Graphics — Maevex 6150
NewTek — Connect Spark
Vaddio — OneLINK Bridge AV