SCTE(TM), the Society for Broadband Professionals, has announced the shortlist for its prestigious 2014 Technological Innovation Awards. The winners will be announced at the SCTE's Annual Gala Dinner on 22 March 2014 at One Great George Street in London.
Open to the entire broadband industry, the awards are for technological innovation in the broadband arena and may be for a product, system or concept. The item nominated must have been introduced into the marketplace between 1 January 2013 and 31 December 2013. The shortlisted companies and products in each award category are:
"Best broadband network transmission solution"
ARRIS Group Inc. -- ARRIS E6000 Converged Edge Router (CER)
LICA -- miniCMTS
Technetix Ltd -- DBx Platform
Teleste Corporation -- ACE8 Intelligent Deep Fibre Node for DOCSIS 3.1 Environments
"Best digital processing solution"
Bridge Technologies -- VB288 CONTENT EXTRACTOR
Elemental Technologies -- Elemental 4K HEVC Implementation
Harmonic Inc. -- ProStream 9100 Real-Time Stream Processor
"Best CPE solution"
Albis Technologies -- SceneGate Micro II
SeaChange International -- Nucleus Soft Box Video Gateway
Technetix Ltd -- Class A++ Fly Leads
The best overall submission will receive the SCTE 2014 Technological Innovation of the Year Award. Last year's winner of this award was Teleste for its AC8700 Optical Node.
In addition to organising industry achievement awards for the broadband industry, the SCTE hosts regular lectures and training courses which have gained worldwide acceptance as the standard for young technicians entering the field of cable telecommunications and for those wanting to advance their knowledge and career prospects.
More information about the Technological Innovation Awards, and other SCTE activities, is available at www.theSCTE.eu. SCTE training programme information is available at www.thescte.eu/index.php/professional-development.
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Visit SCTE at CABSAT, 11-13 March in Dubai at Stand G2-30, Satellite Hall; Cable Congress, 12-14 March in Amsterdam at Stand 32; and at TV Connect, 18-20 March in London at Stand 2.
About SCTE (www.theSCTE.eu)
Founded in 1945, the SCTE is an educational society and non-profit organisation whose aim is to raise the standard of broadband engineering in the telecommunications industry. The Society is dedicated to fostering training and career advancement for technical professionals in the field.
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