The 2013 Resi Awards

Residential Systems Magazine to Honor This Year's Top Industrial Designs of Products

Attention CEDIA EXPO '13 Exhibitor,

Residential Systems magazine is sponsoring its 10th-annual Resi Awards competition to honor the most innovative residential electronics product industrial designs (aka external aesthetics, ergonomics, and manufacturability).

To be eligible, nominees must be exhibitors of CEDIA EXPO 2013 and their nominated products must not have been submitted for Resi Awards consideration prior to 2013. Also, the product needs to be shipping by CEDIA EXPO.

Entries are due June 14 for an entry fee of $250 per each nominated product. Winners will be announced at a CEDIA EXPO reception on September 25.

Your entry must include at least one photo (JPG or TIF at 300 DPI) of your finished product or product family. Exploded-view design drawings and schematics can serve as supporting visuals for your entry, but may not replace a photo of the actual finished product.

Artwork and questions may be e-mailed to Jeremy Glowacki, editorial director, Residential Systems magazine at jglowacki@nbmedia.com or mailed on a disc or USB jump drive to Jeremy Glowacki, 1394 Carey Ct., Carmel, IN, 46032 (Phone number: 212.378.0400 ex 514).

Be sure to prepare your work in a separate document first, in the event of a technical glitch on this site.

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 Please provide the following information. (All questions must be answered)
Company Name: 
Product Name: 
1. A) Select the category that best represents your entry: 
AV Component (Amplifier, Media Player, Processor, Receiver) AV Player/Server AV Processor/Receiver
Connectivity Product (Wireless or Wired) Controller (Keypad) Controller (Wand-style Remote Control)
Controller (Touchpanel) Custom Installation Accessory Docking Music System
Enclosure-or-Rack Headphones Integrated Product System or "Family"
Lighting Control Interface Mount (Video Display, iPad, etc.) Power Management Product
Projection Screen Speakers (In-Wall) Speakers (Floorstanding)
Speakers (On-Wall) Speakers (Soundbar) Speakers (Subwoofer)
Video Display (TV) Video Projector Wireless Audio

B) In 100 words or less, please describe the product.

2. If your entry was designed "in-house," then provide a brief (100-word max.) biography of the lead designer(s) for your company's project. If an outside industrial design firm designed your entry (or combined its efforts with designers in your company), then provide the name of that design firm, its lead designer(s) on the project and their brief biographies.
3. What is the approximate MSRP of this entry?
4. The Resi Awards are based on industrial design (aka aesthetic appeal and usability/ergonomics). With that in mind, what design qualities make this entry visually appealing or easier for the consumer to use or integrator to install? [Maximum 250 words]
5. What technical innovation does this entry offer? (Maximum 250 words)
6. Please provide the following information for the person who should be contact regarding questions about this entry or if your entry is selected as a finalist:
First Name:
Last Name:
Address 1:
Address 2:
Payment Method: 
Credit Card Type: 
Credit Card Number: 
Name on Card: 
Expiration Month:  Expiration Year: 

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