The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Lifetime Achievement Award in Technology and Engineering will be presented to Sir Howard Stringer, chairman and CEO of Sony Corp. The award will be presented during the 62nd Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards ceremony on Thursday, Jan. 6th, 2011 as part of the 2011 International CES in Las Vegas.
Launched in 1948, the Technology and Engineering Emmy Awards honor development and innovation in broadcast technology and recognize companies, organizations, and individuals for breakthroughs in technology that have a significant effect on television engineering.
Sir Howard Stringer is one of the most respected executives in the communications industry. Since joining Sony he has spearheaded the adoption of the Blu-ray format while leading the company’s high-profile expansion into digital broadcasting, the Internet, computer technology, and 3D TV.
Other individuals and companies that will be honored at the event include:
For Development and Production of Portable Tapeless Acquisition:
• Avid Technology, Inc.
• Ikegami Co. Ltd.
The Belt Pack: Distributed Amplifier Systems in Live Production
• Stan Hubler
• Dough Leighton
• Bob Cohen
• Charlie Butten
• RTS Systems, Inc.
• Clearcom (HME)
Development of Wireless Intercom
• HME (HM Electronics, Inc.)
• RTS Systems, Inc.
Development of Audio Meta Data Process for conforming audio the ATSC digital TV standard
• Dolby Laboratories, Inc.
• Linear Acoustic, Inc.
Enabling Standards for the delivery of television via broadband data systems
HD Super Motion Systems for acquisition, recording and Playback for Broadcast Entertainment and Sports Productions
• NAC Image Technology, Inc.
• EVS Broadcast Equipment, Inc.
• Vision Research, An Ametek Company
• Grass Valley Group
Blue Laser Optical Systems for Consumer Playback
• Sony Corporation, Inc.
• Royal Philips Electronics
• Panasonic Corporation, Inc.
• TDK Corporation, Inc.
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