The winners of the CEDIA (Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association) Awards 2009, sponsored by Dymo, Dynalite and Sky News, were announced at The Brewery in London last night.
Sky News presenter Martin Stanford handed out the trophies, which went to, among others, Grahams Hi-Fi for its London penthouse and Synergy Technologies from Pakistan which won the Best Home Cinema Installation over £100,000 for the Saleem Residence.
Robert Hallam, chairman of CEDIA Region 1, says: "We were thrilled by the quantity and quality of the entries received this year and it's great to see so many from outside the UK not only entering the awards, but winning them as well."
The full list of winners, highly commended entries and finalists is:Best home cinema installation under £40,000
Winner: Finite Solutions, Hidden CinemaFinalists: The Big Picture, The Ivy Cottage The Big Picture, Beacon Road Cinema Prestige Audio, Reigate Cinema
More after the break
Best home cinema installation from £40,000 - £100,000
Winner: Sound Decisions Consultancy & Services, Chatwal ResidenceFinalists: Dark Side of the Room, Chalon Finite Solutions, McLaren Cinema
Best home cinema installation over £100,000
Winner: Synergy Technologies, Saleem ResidenceFinalists: Audio Video Design, Tradate Projecting & Sounding ART, Aegean Sunset
Best integrated home under £100,000
Winner: Grahams Hi-Fi, London PenthouseHighly commended: Prestige Audio, Swiss Chalet Finalists: ISIS Integrated Systems, Gledhow Olive, Park Mews
Best integrated home from £100,000 - £250,000
Winner: MR Domotica, Passion for Home Automation Highly commended: Finite Solutions, UffuziFinalists: Finite Solutions, Showhouse Smartbusiness, Madrid Smart House
Best integrated home over £250,000
Winner: Censys Residential Control, LandhuisHighly commended: Synergy Technologies, Saleem ResidenceFinalist: Creative Home Cinema, Kent Family Home
Best dressed installation
Winner: Imagine This, Forest DriveFinalist: ANT (Advanced New Technologies), Courchevel
Best marine installation
Winner: Icon Connect, Lazy MeFinalist: Dawsons, JackLo
Best multi dwelling
Winner: SmartComm, ChartersFinalists: Hometech Integration, Altitude 25