Technology & Engineering Emmy Award Winners Include Second Screen Pioneers

By Adam Flomenbaum 

emmy-awardWhile the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences made the announcement back in early August, today the winners of the 66th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards will be honored at CES.

Among the winners are second screen and social TV stalwarts Twitter, Spredfast, Roku, and Tivo.

And the award for the award that most needs a renaming goes to …”Pioneering Development of 2nd Screen Navigable Mosaic for Direct Programmer Offerings to Consumers via the Internet.” (The winners, as you’ll see below, are rightly HBO and Netflix).

Below, the full list of the 2014 Technical & Engineering Emmy Award winners:

2014 Technical / Engineering Achievement Awards 

Pioneering Development of 2nd Screen Navigable Mosaic for Direct Programmer Offerings to Consumers via the Internet

  • • HomeBoxOffice (HBO)
  • • Netflix

________________________________________________________________

Development of Low Latency Video Streaming Live Captioning Systems

  • • EEG
  • • Xorbit

________________________________________________________________

Television Enhancement Devices

  • • Apple
  • • Roku
  • • Microsoft
  • • Sony
  • • Tivo

________________________________________________________________

Non-Live Large Scale Online Video Systems

  • • Netflix

________________________________________________________________

Personalized Recommendation Engines for Video Discovery (PREVD) for MVPD’s

  • • Jinni
  • • Think Analytics
  • • Digital Smiths
  • • Comcast

________________________________________________________________

Standardization and Productization of JPEG2000 (J2K) Interoperability

  • • Video Services Forum Inc.
  • • Media Links
  • • Nevion
  • • DVBlink, Inc.
  • • Harris Broadcast Corporation (Imagine Communications)
  • • Ericsson
  • • Artel Video Systems Inc.
  • • Barco–‐Silex
  • • IntoPix

________________________________________________________________

Innovation in Improving Engagement Around Television in Social media

  • • Twitter
  • • Spredfast (formerly Mass Relevance)

________________________________________________________________

Secure Accelerated File Movement over IP including the Internet

  • • Aspera Inc. an IBMCompany
  • • DataExpedition Inc.
  • • Signiant
  • • Unlimitech

________________________________________________________________

Pioneering Delivery of Pay TV Linear Video to Consumer Owned and Managed

Devices Over a High Speed Data Connection

  • • Major League Baseball Advanced Media
  • • Time Warner Cable
  • • NBC Universal
Advertisement
Advertisement