files/pictures/picture-35.jpgThe National Association of Broadcasters (NAB
) has announced the winners of the 2004 Editors' Choice Awards, an extension of its annual NAB Awards for Innovation in Media (AIM) program. The winners are Apple's Motion in the Content Creation category, Fast Forward Video's Covert DVR in the Content Management grouping, and VBrick Systems, Inc.'s EtherneTV within the Content Delivery class.
"We'd like to extend a note of thanks to all of the attendees and publications that participated in the voting and helped to ensure the continued success of the AIM program," said NAB president/ceo Edward O. Fritts. "The extensive expertise these editors have in the electronic media industries lends a unique and important voice in recognizing the technologies that are poised to make the greatest impact on the future of broadcasting."
The winners were selected by a judging panel comprised of editors from ASIA PACIFIC BROADCASTING, AV VIDEO MULTIMEDIA PRODUCER, BROADCAST & PRODUCTION CHINA BROADCAST BUYERS GUIDE, BROADCAST ENGINEERING'S BEYOND THE HEADLINES BROADCASTING & CABLE, BROADCAST PAPERS, CREATION INTERNATIONAL, CONTENT + TECHNOLOGY DIGITAL CINEMA REPORT, DIGITALTV - TELEVISION BROADCAST MAGAZINE, DV MAGAZINE, FILM & VIDEO, GOVERNMENT VIDEO, IMAS PUBLISHING (HK) LIMITED, MILLIMETER MAGAZINE, POST MAGAZINE, RADIO WORLD, RECORDING MAGAZINE, TV TECHNOLOGY, TV TECHNOLOGY & PRODUCTION EUROPE, VIDEOGRAPHY and VIDEO SYSTEMS MAGAZINE.
The members of the editorial panel submitted their votes on the top product in each of the three categories after evaluating the 15 products selected by NAB2004 attendees as well as other new technologies on display at the exhibition. The AIM program provides the NAB audiences to publicly recognize pioneering products that boost efficiency, increase user flexibility and creativity and lower cost. During the first round of the competition, attendees cast their votes for the top technological innovations in the electronic media industries, including television, radio, film, audio, video, streaming media, satellite, and telecommunications. The top five products in each award category received recognition during the NAB Technology Luncheon, sponsored by Thales Broadcast & Multimedia and held on April 21, 2004.
NAB2004 was held April 17 22, 2004 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The NAB spring convention is the world's largest electronic media show covering the development, delivery, and management of professional video and audio content across all mediums. For more information, visit www.nabshow.com