BURLINGTON, MA — Avid has won a 2017 Emmy Award for “Technology and Engineering” from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). The honor marks the company’s 15th Emmy Award to date.
NATAS bestows Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards on companies that are the “tool makers” of the industry and have materially affected the television viewing experience. This year, NATAS’s Technology & Engineering Achievement Committee honors Avid editing technology that’s widely used by the media and entertainment industry’s top creative and editing talent. The award specifically recognizes Avid’s “Pioneering Development of a Computerized Hard-Disk Storage Based Digital Non-Linear, Multi-Stream Multi-Camera System,” identifying the influence of Avid Media Composer. Avid will receive its latest Emmy during the 69th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards ceremony on Sunday, April 8, 2018 in Las Vegas.
“Our 2017 Emmy Award is immensely gratifying for Avid employees everywhere as we continue to focus on delivering innovations of enduring value for the media and entertainment industry,” says Avid Chairman & CEO, Louis Hernandez, Jr. “All of us at Avid are especially grateful to our global customer community, which drives our innovation. Our 15 Emmys, two Oscars and Grammy embody our strong bond with our customers and users, who inspire us and trust us to deliver tools and platforms that are instrumental in telling their stories in increasingly engaging and more powerful ways.”