â€” Ground-breaking DDS DIGI-5â„¢ Digital Delivery System and XIS100 iPod Docking Station earn Xantech industry honors â€”
Xantech Corporation, a leading provider of whole-house entertainment and automation systems, announced that two of its products have been recognized for excellence. Xantechâ€™s DDS DIGI-5â„¢ Digital Delivery System has been recognized by the CES Innovations Awards as an outstanding new product in the category of Multi-Room Audio/Video, and Xantechâ€™s XIS100 iPod Docking Station has been honored by CustomRetailer Magazineâ€™s EXCITE (alternately stylized â€œExc!teâ€?) Awards as one of the best products available to the custom electronics industry this year.
The Innovations awards, an annual CES tradition, recognizes manufacturers who achieve design and engineering excellence in a variety of categories. Innovations has become a hallmark for the best designed products in consumer technology, with manufacturers competing for
the privilege of featuring the award in their marketing and sales efforts. This year Innovations 2010 recognizes Xantechâ€™s Digital Delivery System for engineering and design excellence as a multi-room entertainment product intended to be a disruptive technology in the recovering residential construction business.
At this yearâ€™s CEDIA Expo, Xantechâ€™s XIS100 iPod Docking Station was awarded an EXCITE Award by CustomRetailer, a leading publication for custom installers, integrators and retailers for various new and cutting-edge products, ventures and technology. The contestants are judged based on their design, innovation, engineering and market presence, with the most outstanding products taking home the honors.
â€œWe are proud to be recognized for our product line,â€? commented Graham Hallett, Xantech President. â€œTo receive these honors from industry experts and peers is validation that our engineering innovation is successfully translating into market-driven products for system integrators and consumers alike.â€?
Xantech DDS DIGI-5 Digital Delivery System
The DDS Digital Delivery System utilizes DIGI-5â„¢ technology, which uses CAT5 wiring to distribute audio. DDS provides cleaner audio at louder listening levels than previous similar analog systems. With powerful, dependable and intuitive operation (with no extra programming necessary), RS-232 control compatibility, audio distribution to anywhere from four to 28 Zones, and a number of other exclusive features, Xantechâ€™s DDS is perfect for residential homes, condo/apartment complexes and even commercial venues.
Xantech XIS100 iPod Docking Station
The XIS100 iPod Docking Station integrates iPods into any multi-room or home entertainment system. Features include: on-TV menu display for easy music and video menu navigation; simultaneous docking/charging capability; display of full artist/song title and album art information during song playback; and compatibility with the iPod Nano (1-3G), iPod (5G/5.5G), iPod Classic and iPod Touch.