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
Development and Standardization of HDBaseT Connectivity Technology for Commercial and Residential HDMI/DVI Installations
Phonetic Indexing and Timing
Steganographic Technologies for Audio/Video
Pre-production Visualization System
The Concept of Scanning for Image Transmission
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