SeaChange International Wins Third Emmy® Award for Innovation in Television Technology
Seminal Achievement in Cable TV Advertising Gets Nod for 64th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards; Winners to Collect at CES Show in January
ACTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SeaChange International (NASDAQ: SEAC), a leading global multi-screen video software and services innovator, proudly announced today that it has won its third Technology & Engineering Emmy® award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS).
SeaChange (SEAC), along with Cisco, DEC, Harmonic, Motorola and SkyConnect, was notified by the NATAS Technology and Engineering Achievement Committee that the companies have won the Emmy for the Development and Commercialization for Digital Infrastructure for Local Cable Ad Insertion. SeaChanges early technologies automated multichannel advertising delivery, helping the cable television industry to grow locally inserted advertising into a multi-billion dollar business.
Winners will accept their Emmy statuettes during the 64th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards ceremony at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January.
The National Academys Technology and Engineering Achievement Committee is pleased to honor these technology companies, said Chairman Robert P. Seidel. These companies and individuals whose innovation and vision have materially affected the way the audience views television have set the standard for technological excellence in the industry.
SeaChange won its first Emmy in 2001 for pioneering developments in shared video data storage systems. The Company earned its second Emmy in 2004 for development, productization and commercialization of technologies leading to large scale deployment of video-on-demand.
SeaChange Chief Technology Officer Steven Davi said, Emmy Awards are the highest peer honor a technology provider could want and each one is a thrill for SeaChange as it continues to dedicate all of its innovation and hard work on growing the business of television on every screen.
SeaChange will demonstrate its multi-screen video software solutions at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in Orlando through Oct. 19, booth 2427, and at the 2013 International CES, Jan. 8-11, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Central Hall booth 14846.
About SeaChange International
Ranked among the top 250 software companies in the world, SeaChange International (NASDAQ: SEAC) enables transformative multi-screen video services through an open, cloud-based, intelligent software platform trusted by cable, IPTV and mobile operators globally. Personalized and fully monetized video experiences anytime on any device, in the home and everywhere, are the product of the Companys superior video platform, advertising and in-home offerings.
SeaChanges hundreds of customers are many of the worlds most powerful media brands including all major cable operators in the Americas and Europe, and the largest telecom companies in the world. Headquartered in Acton, Massachusetts, SeaChange is TL 9000 certified and has product development, support and sales offices around the world. Visit www.schange.com.
About The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a professional service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational and technical achievements within the television industry. It recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy® Award for News & Documentary, Sports, Daytime Entertainment, Daytime Creative Arts & Entertainment, Public & Community Service, and Technology & Engineering. NATAS membership consists of broadcast and media professionals represented in 19 regional chapters across the country. Beyond awards, NATAS has extensive educational programs including Regional Student Television and its Student Award for Excellence for outstanding journalistic work by high school students, as well as scholarships, publications, and major activities for both industry professionals and the viewing public. For more information, please visit the website at www.emmyonline.tv.
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