Tech Emmys Awarded
October 3, 2002
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences handed out the Scientific and Technological Emmys at a ceremony in New York recently.
The recipients included: * CBS, for development and standardization of the alignment color bar test signal for television picture monitors; * CF Inflight LLP and Garrett Brown, for developing remote-controlled, cable-suspended moving camera-platform technology; * Fujitsu, for development of plasma displays; * Motorola's Broadband Communications Sector and Thomson multimedia, for the development of consumer digital set-top boxes for satellite and cable; * Panasonic, for developing a practical variable frame rate camera system that enables under- and over-"cranking;" * Proximity Corp., for development of software for managing graphical assets for broadcast; * Thomson and Philips for the development and commercialization of the 16:9 aspect ratio standard.
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