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HBO, DirecTV and Netflix Among Recipients of Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards

HBO, DirecTV, Netflix and Turner are among the recipients of the 67th annual Technology and Engineering Emmy Awards.

The awards honor technological innovations and systems that enhance the delivery of television programming. For the 10th consecutive year, the awards will be presented as part of the annual Consumer Electronics Show gathering in Las Vegas in January.

The awards are administered by the New York-based National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

The Tech & Engineering Emmys salute companies and individuals whose “innovation and vision have materially affected the way the audience views television and have set the standard for technological excellence in the industry,” said Robert P. Seidel, VP of engineering and advanced technology at CBS and chairman of NATAS’ engineering achievement committee.

The awards will be presented Jan. 8 at the Bellagio Hotel.

Here is a complete list of recipients:

Pioneering Optimization of Advertising Placement in Single Channel Linear Television Programs

BCS (Imagine Communications)

Standardization and Pioneering Development of Non-Live Broadband Captioning


Home Box Office (HBO)




Open Modular Platform for Broadcast and Production Distribution and Conversion Equipment

Ross Video

Development and Standardization of HDBaseT Connectivity Technology for Commercial and Residential HDMI/DVI Installations

Valens Semiconductor

Phonetic Indexing and Timing

Nexidia Inc.

Steganographic Technologies for Audio/Video



Pre-production Visualization System

Innoventive Software

Robert Abel

The Concept of Scanning for Image Transmission

Alexander Bain

Pioneering Development of Data Driven Traffic Systems for Multichannel Environments



Development of Enabling Technology for High Density Video Switching and Routing Solutions


Closed-loop Statistical Multiplexing of Geographically Distributed Encoders


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