LOUISVILLE, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced that CableLabs®, the cable industry’s research and development laboratory, is among the recipients of the 62nd Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy® Awards.
Launched in 1948, the Technology and Engineering Emmy® Awards honor development and innovation in broadcast technology and recognize companies, organizations and individuals for breakthroughs in technology that have a significant effect on television engineering.
CableLabs was honored for its development work on Data over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS®) 3.0 and broadband video. This technology enables cable operators to bond multiple cable channels such that hundreds of megabits per second of data may be delivered to consumers. The technology has been deployed by cable operators around the world.
“This is a great honor bestowed upon CableLabs by the Academy,” said its President and CEO Dr. Paul Liao. “Beginning with the leadership of (former CEO) Dick Green, CableLabs has worked very hard to help cable operators become broadband leaders by establishing this standards-based, world-class technology.”
The Emmy will be presented in Las Vegas on January 6. Among other recipients of Technology and Engineering Emmys this year is Sir Howard Stringer, Chairman and CEO of Sony Corporation. He will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award in Technology and Engineering.
Founded in 1988 by members of the cable television industry, Cable Television Laboratories is a non-profit research and development consortium that is dedicated to pursuing new cable telecommunications technologies and to helping its cable operator members integrate those advancements into their business objectives. Cable operators from around the world are members. CableLabs maintains additional web sites at www.cablenet.org, www.ebif.tv and www.tru2way.com.
Advanced Digital Cable™, CableCARD™, CableHome®, CableLabs®, CableNET®, CablePC™, DCAS™, DPoE™, DOCSIS®, EBIF™, Go2BroadbandSM, M-Card™, OpenCable™, PacketCable™, and tru2way® are marks of Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.