National Academy of Television announces broadcast tech Emmy Award winners
November 8, 2006
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Nov. 2 announced the winners of its Science, Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards for Broadcast Television as well as the nominees for its Science, Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards for Broadband and Personal Television.
In addition, the academy announced that Eddy Hartenstein, former vice chairman of DIRECTV, would receive the Lifetime Achievement Award in Technology & Engineering during the 58th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards.
The awards will be presented at the opening evening event of the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) on Jan. 8.
The Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards honor achievements in two areas: Science, Engineering & Technology for Broadcast Television and Science, Engineering and Technology for Broadband and Personal Television. Emmy Awards also will be presented for the first time for:
Outstanding Innovation and Achievement in Advanced Media Technology Best Use of Personal Media Display and Presentation Technology Best Use by Commercials in Creation and Use in Non Traditional Platforms and Technologies.
Technology & Engineering Emmy Award winners for broadcast television include:
RCA for Pioneering Development of On Screen Display (OSD) for Setup, Control and Configuration of Consumer Television Equipment; Microsoft, Adobe, Real and Apple for Streaming Media Architectures and Components; Terayon Communication Systems for Pioneering Development for Combining Multiple Transport Streams Which Are Already Encoded, Using Rate-Shaping and Statistical Re-multiplexing; Visible World and Weather Channel for Development and Implementation of Automatically Assembled Dynamic Customized TV Advertising; Gennum for Technology Advances in Serial Digital Interface Solutions, Enabling Over 20 Years of Seamless Studio and Broadcast Infrastructure migration; Rene Anselmo, PanAmSat, for privately Owned and Operated International Satellite Company Primarily for International Video Services
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