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2008 Windows Media Center Ultimate Install Contest


A unique opportunity for custom installers, this design contest seeks to find the residential custom electronics systems installation business that best utilizes Windows Media Center in a custom installation solution. Open to all integrators, the Windows Media Center Ultimate Install contest challenges industry professionals to present their most unique and creative installations using media center technology.

Entries for the 2008 Windows Media Center Ultimate Install Contest are closed. The winner for the 2008 contest will be announced September 6th, 2008.

2008 Windows Media Center Ultimate Install Contest 

Prize package

One winner will be chosen from the list of eligible contest entrants based on the judging criteria above.
Prizes include:
  • An all-expense paid trip for one to CEDIA Expo 2008 in Denver, Colorado, including round-trip airfare, 3-night hotel accommodation in Denver, and participation in a Press Cocktail event announcing the winner
  • A trip for 2 to Microsoft, round-trip airfare, 2-night hotel accommodation at the Bellevue Westin and a special VIP day at Microsoft that includes a $1000 cash, a visit to the Microsoft eHome Custom Install (CI) demo room, time with the eHome team focused on the CI channel, and a private tour of the Microsoft MSHome.
  • A full-day photo shoot to have professional photographs taken of your winning solution
  • A story featuring your entry, interview, and pictures from the photo shoot posted on the CE Installer website
  • A Technology Appreciation Package for the homeowner provided by Microsoft that consists of:
    • Xbox360 Elite video game and entertainment system
    • 4 Black Xbox360 Wireless Controllers
    • 1 Xbox360 Media Center Remote
    • 1 Year Xbox Live Subscription
    • 4 Xbox360 Game Titles (actual titles to be determined by sponsor)
    • 1 80GB Zune, 1 8GB Zune, and a Zune Home AV Kit


2008 Windows Media Center Ultimate Install Contest