Posted on March 1, 2012 in ATSC News
The ATSC has been honored with its second Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences bestowed the 2012 Emmy to ATSC for our active-format descriptor technology that optimizes aspect ratios for various displays. ATSC members sharing the Emmy for Pioneering Development and Deployment of Active Format Description Technology and System are CEA, Ericsson, NBC Universal And SMPTE.
At the 63rd Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy® Awards ceremony, other ATSC members were in the limelight:
The ATSC’s latest Emmy statuette joins the other one earned for the digital television broadcasting standard.
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. The NATAS is a professional service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational and technical achievements within the television industry. For more information, please visit the website at www.emmyonline.tv
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