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Recipients announced for 71st Tech and Engineering Emmys

Winners will receive their trophies during NAB Show in April

The winners of the annual Technology and Engineering Emmy Awards have been announced, including the likes of Adobe, AWS, Evertz, Dejero, LiveU and TVU Networks.

The annual awards recognise innovation and achievement in areas ranging from imaging sensor development to pioneering work on a public Cloud-based media supply chain.

The winners will be presented with their awards at a special ceremony during NAB Show on 19th April.

“The Technology and Engineering Emmy Award was the first Emmy Award issued in 1949, and it laid the groundwork for all the other Emmys to come,” said Adam Sharp, president and CEO of National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Winners of the 2020 Technical/Engineering Achievement Awards include:

  • Adobe for a pioneering system for live performance-based animation using facial recognition;
  • Apple, Google, LG, Microsoft, Mozilla, Opera and Samsung for HTML5 development and deployment of a full TV experience on any device;
  • AWS, Discovery, Evertz, Fox Neo (Walt Disney Television) and SDVI for pioneering public Cloud-based linear media supply chains;
  • Sling TV, Sony PlayStation Vue and Zattoo for pioneering development of large scale, Cloud-served, broadcast-quality linear channel transmission to consumers;
  • Dell (Isilon), IBM, Masstech and Quantum for early development of HSM systems that create a pivotal improvement in broadcast workflows;
  • Cable Labs for pioneering development and deployment of hybrid fibre coax network architecture;
  • Bell Labs and Michael Tompsett for pioneering development of the CCD image sensor;
  • AVI West, Dejero, LiveU and TVU Networks for VoCIP (video over bonded cellular internet);
  • Canon and Flovel for ultra-high sensitivity HDTV camera; and
  • ACL NetworX, Audinate, Audio Engineering Society, Keven Gross, QCS, Telos Alliance and Wheatstone for development of synchronised multichannel uncompressed audio transport over IP networks.