September 12, 2023

Nice Demonstrates Industry Leadership During CEDIA 2023 Award Season

The series of accolades include CE Pro’s BEST Product, Residential Systems’ Best of Show, Technology Designer’s Best Product, and Residential Tech Today’s Innovation Award

Carlsbad, Calif., Sept. 12, 2023 — Nice, a global leader in Home and Building Management solutions, today is proud to announce that the company received eight industry awards during the recent CEDIA 2023 event and award season. The series of recognitions is a significant milestone following the company’s successful rebrand of ELAN®, SpeakerCraft®, and Panamax® Energy Management to the Nice brand name.

The awards include:

Nice HR40 Multifunction Smart Home Remote Control: A sleek and ergonomic device that allows users to control their home or building with ease and convenience. The remote features a high-resolution touchscreen, voice control, motion sensor, haptic feedback, and customizable buttons.

•    Awards: 2023 CE Pro BEST for User Interface Devices: Touchscreens, Keypads, Remotes, Voice Control, Technology Designer Magazine 2023 Performance Home Award for Best Product, Residential Tech Today 2023 Innovation Award, and Residential Systems - CEDIA Best of Show Award

Sun Shades by Nice: A line of custom smart sun shades that enhance the comfort and aesthetics of any space. Sun Shades by Nice are controlled by the Nice Home Management OS 8.8 and can be programmed to adjust automatically according to the time of day, weather, or user preference.

•    Awards: Technology Designer Magazine 2023 Performance Home Award for Best Product, Residential Tech Today 2023 Innovation Award, and Residential Systems - CEDIA Best of Show Award

Nice Home Management OS 8.8: A powerful and intuitive software platform that integrates all aspects of home and building management, such as security, lighting, climate, entertainment, and more.

•    Award: 2023 CE Pro BEST for Whole House Control

All of its award-winning products are the first products carrying the Nice name and industrial design resulting from the rebrand, in addition to the company’s first-ever innovative line of custom smart sun shades.

“We are incredibly pleased with the overwhelmingly positive response we received at this year’s CEDIA event,” said Mark Owen Burson, Chief Marketing Officer at Nice North America. “Our commitment to innovation and excellence in everything we do drives our passion for producing best-in-class products that are well-recognized in the industry. This is an outstanding accomplishment as we look to the year ahead and work to expand the Nice brand in North America.”

Building on its commitment to deliver a more holistic whole home management solution for its partners and customers, Nice will begin transitioning all offerings from Linear Access and Surveillance brand, as well as modernizing its HySecurity brand, which offers Perimeter Protection solutions to secure critical infrastructure sites.

For more information about Nice and its portfolio of advanced Home and Building Management solutions, visit the Nice Home Management page.

About Nice North America
Nice North America, a subsidiary of Nice, is one of the largest manufacturers of smart residential, commercial, and industrial solutions in the world, with seamless and easy-to-install technology for smart home control, security and automation, perimeter access, protection and control, sunshade solutions, power management, and whole home entertainment. The company is headquartered in Carlsbad, CA, with several R&D and manufacturing centers across the region. Professional integrators, dealers, and distribution partners grow their business with CEU training and education, technical and field support, and award-winning sales and marketing programs. The company is a proud national sponsor of the Gary Sinise Foundation R.I.S.E. program, supporting wounded veterans and their families with specially adapted smart homes. For further information, visit

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Nice North America

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