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In support of HTA’ss mission to raise the bar in the home cinema category, Seymour-Screen Excellence, led by managing director Chris Seymour, will serve as an expert resource in the area of film screens
Ames, IA - May 14, 2020 - Seymour-Screen Excellence, a made-in-the-USA manufacturer of reference-grade front projection screens for home entertainment, today announced that the company has joined the Home Technology Association (HTA) as a sponsor. The HTA is resource for homeowners and design/build professionals to find the most qualified home technology installation companies for their home construction projects. The HTA educates homeowners and design/build professionals through educational articles, their technology budget calculator, and an online product and services resource guide.

Established in 2010, Seymour-Screen Excellence is a top choice amongst discerning home theater designers, acousticians and calibrators. The company is widely known for the performance of its Enlightor Neo 4K acoustically transparent projection screen surface along with the premium build quality of its designs. This includes fixed frame, motorized retractable and motorized masking systems. The company’ss latest innovation is Adjustable Ratio Theater (ART). This is a build on-wall motorized masking system that delivers a commercial-sized cinema experience. At its largest available size ART spans an astounding 20-ft tall x 30-ft wide inclusive of masking. The system received a CEDIA Best New Product Award at the 2019 CEDIA Expo.

Managing Director Chris Seymour is recognized as a foremost expert on acoustically transparent film screens in North America. As a manufacturer sponsor, Seymour-Screen Excellence’ss goal is to support the HTA’ss mission to raise the bar in the home cinema category, serving as a resource to the HTA’ss vast audience of installation firms, end-users, designers, architects and builders.

Seymour-Screen Excellence was personally invited to join the HTA by Eric Thies of DSI Luxury, one of Southern California’ss premiere custom AV installation firms, a founding member of HTA and longtime Seymour-Screen Excellence dealer. “As we align HTA and our certified firms with the best brands in our industry, we asked Seymour-Screen Excellence to partner with us on our mission. We are thrilled they have joined us. And they are perfectly complemented by our front projector manufacturer sponsor Barco,” said Thies.

“Seymour-Screen Excellence and the Home Technology Association are like-minded in that we strive for the best home cinema experience,” said Chris Seymour. “And we have a lot to share with HTA’ss audience. This includes best practices like properly aligning audio with video, determining optimal screen type, aspect ratio, masking configuration and more. We look forward to working with the HTA community. To start we have created a dedicated Seymour-Screen Excellence resource page:

"Sponsoring Brands are in alignment with the HTA’s stated mission of helping homeowners and home design and building professionals find the most qualified home technology installation firms for their home construction projects,” says HTA CEO Josh Christian. “As we increase awareness of the importance of proper technology design to architects, general contractors, and interior designers through educational articles, I am delighted in having such a highly-regarded, specialized brand as Seymour-Screen Excellence join our mission.”

For all Seymour-Screen Excellence press inquiries contact Paul Muto at or 631.849.4301.

About Seymour-Screen Excellence
Founded in 2010 as a joint venture by US-based Seymour AV (Chris Seymour) and UK-based Screen Excellence (Patrice Congard), Seymour-Screen Excellence combines the leadership and innovation of their acoustically transparent projection screen materials for high-end custom installers in North America. The company’ss state-of-the-art screens provide flawless picture quality and acoustic transparency, superior to traditional perforated screens or other less exacting woven screen materials. Manufacturing takes place at the company’ss factory / headquarters in Ames, Iowa.

In recent years S-SE has expanded its offerings with many innovative new solutions created by Chris Seymour. These include award-winning ambient light-rejecting film screen technologies, the channel’ss first color temperature tunable white bias LED back lighting kits and single- and 4-way motorized masking systems.

In 2019, Seymour-Screen Excellence’ss Adjustable Ratio Theater was declared a CEDIA Best New Hardware Product. In 2017, Seymour-Screen Excellence, in joint-demo with Audio Excellence and Wolf Cinema, was recognized by AVS Forum as Best 2017 CEDIA Expo Home Theater Demo. Follow Seymour-Screen Excellence on Twitter @SeymourScreenEx and Facebook:

Seymour-Screen Excellence can be reached at 515.450.5694 and 515.268.3369. For more information on the company and all its products please visit
About the Home Technology Association
The Home Technology Association (HTA) created the first and only standard of excellence for home technology integration firms. The HTA gives the best qualified technology integrators a prestigious certification and endorsement developed to differentiate these exceptional firms. HTA Certification is a badge of quality, designed to help homeowners get consistently first-rate technology experiences. Homeowners, builders, architects, and interior designers that hire HTA Certified integrators have peace of mind knowing they are working with truly professional firms that have passed the HTA’ss rigorous, 60-point HTA certification process, which focuses on technical competency, first-rate customer service, aftercare support, and a positive business reputation. These stringent criteria were developed by industry veterans and HTA’ss Board of Advisors, including top executives from Lutron, Crestron, Control4, Savant, and others. Additionally, HTA’ss Sponsoring Brands program enables expanded outreach to architects, designers, builders, and associated trade associations from leading manufacturers and service providers who support HTA’s mission of delivering exemplary technology experiences. Learn more by visiting and by following the Home Technology Association (HTA) on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Houzz & Pinterest.


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