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NAB to Expand Innovation Challenge with $200,000 from Knight Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) today announced two innovation challenges will be conducted over the next two years focused on uncovering broadcast news projects that serve the needs of local communities. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is investing $200,000 to support the challenges as part of the NAB [...]

By |December 14, 2016|News|Comments Off on NAB to Expand Innovation Challenge with $200,000 from Knight Foundation

PILOT and Local Media Association To Host OTT Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. – PILOT, an innovation initiative from the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), in partnership with the Local Media Association (LMA), will host an OTT Summit on Monday, January 23 at NAB headquarters in Washington, D.C. The summit will examine logistics of incorporating OTT (over-the-top content) into existing business models and how to successfully [...]

By |November 22, 2016|News|Comments Off on PILOT and Local Media Association To Host OTT Summit

PILOT Reveals Innovation Challenge Winners

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- PILOT, an innovation initiative of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), announced the winners of its first PILOT Innovation Challenge yesterday, October 31, at NAB Futures in Pebble Beach, California. The PILOT Innovation Challenge recognizes creative ideas that leverage technological advances in the production, distribution and display of engaging content. Over 150 ideas [...]

By |November 1, 2016|News|Comments Off on PILOT Reveals Innovation Challenge Winners

PILOT Innovation Challenge Announces 10 Finalists

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- PILOT, an innovation initiative of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), announced the 10 finalists of its first-ever PILOT Innovation Challenge. The PILOT Innovation Challenge recognizes creative ideas that leverage technological advances in the production, distribution and display of engaging content. Winners will be selected and announced October 31 at the NAB Futures [...]

By |October 12, 2016|News|Comments Off on PILOT Innovation Challenge Announces 10 Finalists

NAB Introduces Inaugural PILOT Innovation Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), through its PILOT program, is accepting submissions for its first-ever Innovation Challenge. The PILOT Innovation Challenge will recognize creative ideas that leverage technological advances in the production, distribution and display of engaging content. The program will also provide support to the winners for development. The submission deadline [...]

By |June 21, 2016|News|Comments Off on NAB Introduces Inaugural PILOT Innovation Challenge

LAKANA Joins NAB’s PILOT to Advance Broadcast Technology and Innovation

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced that LAKANA, an enterprise technology, content management and monetization platform, has joined its PILOT coalition as the eighth charter member. PILOT brings together leading-edge companies, organizations and educators to advance broadcast technology and innovation. NAB’s PILOT coalition consists of broadcasting and technology stakeholders, such as new [...]

By |June 20, 2016|News|Comments Off on LAKANA Joins NAB’s PILOT to Advance Broadcast Technology and Innovation

NAB to Explore Next Gen TV in New Webinar

WASHINGTON, D.C. — PILOT, the technology division of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will produce and host “Authoring Our Future: Developing Applications for Next Gen TV,” a live webinar that explores the capabilities of the new broadcast transmission standard. The webinar will take place Wednesday, June 1 from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Building [...]

By |May 26, 2016|News|Comments Off on NAB to Explore Next Gen TV in New Webinar

PILOT Demonstrates First Next-Gen TV Interactive Environment Prototype Home Gateway at NAB Show

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- A prototype ATSC 3.0 receiver and gateway demonstrating the Interactive Environment will be featured during NAB Show, April 18-21, 2016, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nev., in the PILOT booth (SU16009) at the Futures Park exhibition in the east end of South Hall, Upper Level. The “Next Generation TV” standard, or ATSC [...]

By |April 15, 2016|News|Comments Off on PILOT Demonstrates First Next-Gen TV Interactive Environment Prototype Home Gateway at NAB Show

ATSC 3.0 Demonstrations to Highlight Futures Park Exhibits

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- The 2016 NAB Show’s Futures Park exhibition area will present a wide variety of ATSC 3.0-related demos – most shown for the first time anywhere – including live transmissions using the emerging next-gen DTV standard. Open April 18-21, Futures Park (formerly NAB Labs Futures Park) is a special section of the NAB [...]

By |April 7, 2016|News|Comments Off on ATSC 3.0 Demonstrations to Highlight Futures Park Exhibits

NAB Labs Invests in Online Engagement Platform

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) today announced that its technology division, NAB Labs, has participated in a Series Seed financing of Antenna (www.antenna.is), a startup technology company that has built and launched an online engagement platform that enables users to react to and interact with mobile and web content, and whose [...]

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