2024 Inavation Awards Technology Awards

Entry window: September 1, 2023 – September 30, 2023

The 2024 Technology Awards focus on technologies launched or significantly updated between October 1, 2022 and October 1, 2023.

We are on the lookout for the best technologies, tools and software for the professional AV industry; please download the eligibility and judging criteria for more information.

There is a £350 entry fee to enter these categories

Download and read Entry Requirements and Guidelines

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New for 2024: Best Cloud-Enabled Technology

2024 Categories
Examples are a guide and should not be considered an exhaustive list of eligible products

Products that are added to, or used alongside other AV technologies, to help them function, make them more useful or fine tune them.
Some examples: Brackets and mounts, projection screens and specialist furniture.

Loudspeakers and technologies that handle audio capture, storage, distribution or processing.
Some examples: Loudspeakers, microphones, intercom, congress systems, amplifiers, mixing consoles, players, and DSPs

Cloud-Enabled Technology
Applications and technology that incorporate cloud-enabled services and cloud-based functionality to a significant degree to provide value to integrators and/or end users.
Some examples: Device management platforms, cloud-based monitoring, control systems… anything that uses the cloud!

Communication and Collaboration
Technologies that are purely focused on supporting communication and collaboration whether local or remote.
Some examples:  VC platforms, beamforming microphones, interactive displays, conferencing peripherals, congress systems, screen sharing products

Content, Streaming and Broadcast
Technology for creation, capture, broadcast and storage of video.
Some examples: Cameras, encoders/decoders, video production tools, lecture capture platforms, streaming platforms, video storage, IPTV 

Digital Signage
Technologies for out-of-home communication of content for POS, advertising, entertainment, information or wayfinding.
Some examples: Displays, players, scheduling and analytics software, mounts and kiosks, interactive technology, content creation tools

Display (end point)
Any display output technology.
Some examples: Projectors, LEDs, LCDs

Events Technology
Technology that can be used for events large or small.
Some examples: LED displays and projection, loudspeakers, microphones, event control, mixing consoles, image processing, intercom and lighting

Monitoring and Control
Technologies that allow users to control spaces as well as software that supports remote control, maintenance and monitoring.
Some examples: Control panels, monitoring and scheduling software, control processors, control apps, analytics platforms

Signal Distribution and Processing
Technologies for getting signals from A to B, as well as those that deliver switching, processing and scaling capabilities.
Some examples: AV-over-IP products, signal extension, matrix switchers, media players, scalers, image processors, KVM products

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