This year’s industry accolades, which recognise products that offer significant solutions or new opportunities to the broadcast and media industry, were awarded at a special ceremony held during IBC2015, at the Emerald Lounge, RAI Amsterdam.
The deserving winners were selected across each of the nine IABM Design & Innovation Awards categories, which reflect the entire breadth of the broadcast industry pipeline, from acquisition of content to playout and delivery. The winning entries include hardware, software, system and service solutions, and innovative technology based service offerings, which were assessed on their perceived impact to the industry in terms of end user benefit, value for money, innovation, implementation, performance or new opportunities created.
The winners are:
Acquisition and production
Suitcase TV – Iphrame Remote
Marquis Broadcast – Edit Bridge
Content and communication Infrastructure
EVS – SEA Games TV app
AATON – Digital – CantarX3 on location audio recorder
Ericsson Inc – Video Storage and Processing Platform
System automation and control
Net Insight AB – Customer Provisioned Networks
Playout and delivery systems
Harmonic – Harmonic Spectrum X Media Server System
Test, quality control and Monitoring
Volicon – Observer OTT Service Monitoring Solution
Conax – Conax GO Live
In addition to the nine winners, the judges also recognised one outstanding application that applied to several categories and was hailed as ‘a great example of collaboration’. The Special Recognition Award was awarded to VRT and all the collaborators for the Live IP Project, which included a group of innovative broadcast technology partners, IABM members and the EBU.
Peter White, Chief Executive, IABM says: “The competition was particularly strong this year and we would like to congratulate all of the winners on their success. We were delighted to receive such an exceptionally high standard and number of entries, it really does underline the outstanding level of creativity and innovation in our industry today. The judging task was not easy and we are delighted to finally announce these worthy winners.”