Rockleigh, NJ, June 15, 2010 – SCN/InfoComm announced today that Crestron products were awarded an unprecedented three SCN Most Innovative Installation Product Awards at InfoComm10 in Las Vegas. TPMC-4SM Touchpanel Media Center was recognized as the Most Innovative Control Product for Commercial Installation, DM-MD32X32 DigitalMedia™ Switcher won in the Most Innovative Video Distribution or Switching Product category, and DM Tools took the top prize for Commercial Systems Installation Accessory. The SCN/InfoComm Installation Product Awards showcase the most innovative commercial AV Products of 2010.
“The past year has truly been a year of innovation for Crestron as we launched more cutting-edge products than ever before,” said Vincent Bruno, Crestron Director of Marketing. “These products continue to advance the new AV and network building technology in this digital age.”
The 4.3” TPMC-4SM is a slim, PoE touchpanel providing complete room control and scheduling. Connecting directly on the network to RoomView® software, TPMC-4SM delivers a powerful enterprise-wide room scheduling solution without requiring a control system. Direct connected occupancy sensors detect no-shows, automate lighting/climate control, and update calendars and room status, streamlining meeting planning and reducing energy consumption. Single-wire Ethernet connectivity for power, control and communications allows installation on virtually any surface, making TPMC-4SM ideal for new and retrofit applications.
The DM-MD32X32 DigitalMedia Switcher is perfect for network operation centers, command and control centers, and large commercial projects. DM-MD32X32 distributes and manages all analog and uncompressed HD digital signals over a single copper wire and fiber, delivering the only reliable digital AV experience from virtually any signal source. Seamlessly managing HDCP content protection, EDID resolution management and CEC device control, DM-MD32X32 ensures lossless signal distribution of protected HD content.
DM Tools is the only digital installation and commissioning software tools that make system setup, troubleshooting and optimization fast, easy and reliable. The program graphically displays all signals in and out of every device so any points of error are instantly identified. DM Tools provides all the tools needed to commission a DigitalMedia system and resolve EDID resolution, data rate and HDCP authentication issues.
InfoComm International and NewBay Media L.L.C. created the Systems Contractor News Installation Awards to recognize excellence in the integration of audio, video, control and networking products in the installation market. Nominated products were judged by a Blue-Ribbon panel of industry experts to choose the finalists, and the winners were voted on by industry peers.
For 40 years Crestron has been the world’s leading manufacturer of advanced control and automation systems, innovating technology and reinventing the way people live and work. Providing integrated solutions to control audio, video, lighting, computer, IP and environmental systems, Crestron streamlines technology, improving the quality of life for people in corporate
conference rooms, hotels, classrooms, auditoriums, and in their homes. Crestron’s leadership stems from its dedicated people who are committed to providing the best products, programs and services in the industry.
In addition to its World Headquarters in Rockleigh, New Jersey, Crestron has sales and support offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia.