NATAS names tech honorees

Apple among those receiving kudos Jan. 10

Apple, Time Warner Cable and Cisco are among those who will receive kudos from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at the 64th annual Technology and Engineering Emmy Awards, which will take place Jan. 10 at CES in Las Vegas.

There are a total of 30 honorees in 11 different categories. Apple is being honored for its achievements in innovating the real-time presentation of TV content to mobile devices without specialized TV hardware, while Time Warner Cable and Cisco are being celebrated for pioneering the development of multi-room DVR.

The Academy has also announced that Manolo Romero, managing director of Olympic Broadcasting Services, will receive a lifetime achievement award for his efforts in broadcasting the Olympic Games. Romero has worked on all Olympic broadcasts since the 1968 Summer Games in Mexico City and currently oversees host broadcast operations for the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

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