The award for Jinni is for the company’s contribution to personalised recommendation engines for video discovery. ThinkAnalytics was recognised for its engineering creativity on Personalised Recommendation Engines for Video Discovery (PREVD) for MVPDs
The award recognises that Jinni’s innovation and vision has materially affected the way subscribers view television and has set the standard for technological excellence in the industry.
“Each year, we seek out companies and individuals whose innovation and vision have materially affected the way audiences view TV, and set the standard for technological excellence,” said Robert P. Seidel, Vice President of CBS Engineering and Advanced Technology, and Chairman, Engineering Achievement Committee, NATAS.
Yosi Glick, Jinni Co-founder and CEO said, “It’s a great honour to receive this distinction recognizing our contribution to the industry and validating our vision of a taste-based discovery solution.”
“We are tremendously honored to receive an Emmy Award for innovations in personalised recommendations and video discovery technology,” said Peter Docherty, founder and CTO, ThinkAnalytics.
“This recognition further validates our work and continued commitment to delivering real-time, personalised content recommendations that are personalising and transforming multiscreen experiences worldwide.”
The Technology and Engineering Emmy Awards are given to “tool makers” of the industry, honor development and innovation in broadcast technology, and recognize breakthrough technologies that have a significant effect on the TV viewing experience. Recipients of the 66th annual Technology and Engineering Emmy® Awards will be honored during a banquet at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) on January 8, 2015 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas.