The International CES will host the Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards for the first time next year, said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the CEA, and Peter Price, president and CEO of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards will be CES’s opening evening event on Monday, Jan. 8, 2007. The International CES will be held in Las Vegas, Jan. 8-11, 2007, and will celebrate the show’s 40th anniversary.
The Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards honor achievements in two areas: Science & Technology for Television, which includes broadcast, cable and satellite distribution, and secondly, Advance Media Technology, encompassing interactive television, gaming technology and, for the first time, the Internet, cell phones, private networks and personal media players. In addition, for the first time, Emmy Awards will be presented for the best use of advanced media technology by commercials as well as programmers.
The National Television Academy is currently accepting entries for the Advanced Media Technology Emmy Awards in nine categories. The entry deadline is Sept. 22, 2006.
Entry guidelines and forms are available at www.emmyonline.tv.
For more about the 2007 International CES visit www.CESweb.org.