Posted on June 2, 2014 in ATSC News
The Lechner Award is bestowed to an individual representative of the membership whose technical and leadership contributions to the ATSC have been invaluable and exemplary. The title of the award recognizes the first recipient, the late Bernie Lechner, for his outstanding services to the ATSC. The award winner is selected by the Board of Directors and presented annually.
Lechner’s contributions to digital television were recalled by attendees of ATSC’s May meetings in this video that preceded the announcement that Jim Kutzner is this year’s Outstanding Contributor: http://vimeo.com/94460999
Recipients of the ATSC Lechner Award are:
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The Advanced Television Systems Committee, Inc., is an international, non-profit organization developing voluntary standards and recommended practices for digital terrestrial broadcasting. ATSC member organizations represent the broadcast, broadcast equipment, motion picture, consumer electronics, computer, cable, satellite, and semiconductor industries. ATSC also develops digital terrestrial broadcasting implementation strategies and supports educational activities on ATSC standards.