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Valens Awarded Technology & Engineering Emmy Award

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The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) has announced the recipients of the 67th Annual Technology & Engineeri...

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) has announced the recipients of the 67th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards that will take place on Friday, January 8th, 2016, during CES. Among the award receipients is Valens Semiconductor, creators of the HDBaseT platform, for the Development and Standardization of HDBaseT Connectivity Technology for Commercial and Residential HDMI/DVI Installations. The reception and presentation will take place in the Bellagio Grand Ballroom at The Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas beginning at 6:30 p.m. [caption id="attachment_10356" align="alignright" width="265"]Dror Jerushalmi Dror Jerushalmi[/caption] “This is a major achievement for Valens, and reflects the steadfast innovative spirit and technological excellence we strive for on a daily basis,” says Dror Jerushalmi, Valens’ CEO. “HDBaseT revolutionised the transmission of high-definition video, and it has been widely deployed all over the world in both commercial and residential installations. We truly live in an HDBaseT world!” “The National Academy’s Technology and Engineering Achievement Committee is pleased to honor these technology companies and individuals whose innovation and vision have materially affected the way the audience views television and have set the standard for technological excellence in the industry,” said committee Chairman, Robert P. Seidel, Vice President of CBS Engineering and Advanced Technology and Chairman, Engineering Achievement Committee, NATAS. The individuals and companies that will be honored at the event include: 2015 Technical / Engineering Achievement Awards Pioneering Optimization of Advertising Placement in Single Channel Linear Television Programs BCS (Imagine Communications) Standardization and Pioneering Development of Non-Live Broadband Captioning Netflix Home Box Office (HBO) Telestream SMPTE W3C Open Modular Platform for Broadcast and Production Distribution and Conversion Equipment Ross Video Development and Standardization of HDBaseT Connectivity Technology for Commercial and Residential HDMI/DVI Installations Valens Semiconductor Phonetic Indexing and Timin Nexidia Inc. Steganographic Technologies for Audio/Video Nielsen Civolution Digimarc Verance Pre-production Visualization System Autodesk Cast-Soft Innoventive Software Robert Abel The Concept of Scanning for Image Transmission Alexander Bain Pioneering Development of Data Driven Traffic Systems for Multichannel Environments MSA Turner Development of Enabling Technology for High Density Video Switching and Routing Solutions MACOM Closed-loop Statistical Multiplexing of Geographically Distributed Encoders DirecTV Echostar Ericsson Harmonic www.CE.org http://emmyonline.org