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PILOT Opens Window for 2023 Innovation Challenge Applications

By |January 4, 2023|News|

PILOT is now accepting submissions for the PILOT Innovation Challenge through 5 p.m. ET on February 3. The program will provide mentorship and promotion to winning proposals, along with an opportunity to exhibit at NAB Show in Las Vegas, April 15-19, 2023.

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Nominations Open for 2023 NAB Technology Awards

By |November 16, 2022|News|

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2023 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Technology Awards. The awards honor contributions in digital leadership, broadcast engineering and technology innovation, and will be presented during the 2023 NAB Show, held April 15 - 19 in Las Vegas.

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New Study Details Impact of Third-Party Data Phase-Out on Local Broadcasting

By |October 20, 2022|News|

The broadcast television and radio industry would lose $2.1 billion in digital advertising revenue annually, representing 6.3% of the industry’s total advertising revenue, if third-party cookies were eliminated today with no privacy-preserving alternatives, according to a new study released by Borrell Associates. Jim Brown, President at Borrell Associates, presented the study, commissioned the National Association of Broadcasters' (NAB) innovation wing PILOT, at NAB Show New York.

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NAB Show Announces Call for Proposals for 2023 BEIT Conference

By |September 30, 2022|News|

Proposals for technical papers and panel sessions are now being accepted for the NAB Show Broadcast Engineering and IT (BEIT) Conference, taking place April 15-19, 2023 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Selected papers will be presented during the program and included in the official "Proceedings of the 2023 Broadcast Engineering and IT Conference."

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PILOT Announces Launch of Broadcaster Direct-to-Consumer Audience Engagement Accelerator

By |August 16, 2022|News|

PILOT has announced it is conducting a program with support of the Google News Initiative to improve direct-to-consumer audience engagement to better serve local audiences. The six-month program is designed to support broadcaster education as well as the implementation of first-party data and direct- to-consumer business models.

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PILOT Develops Transmitter Identification Resource for NextGen TV Stations

By |April 20, 2022|News|

PILOT announced the development of a NextGen TV Transmitter ID (TxID) table for voluntary use by broadcasters using the ATSC 3.0 transmission standard. The table and TxID codes can be used to identify individual transmissions for testing, measurement, interference identification and other differentiation purposes.

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Sophi.io Joins NAB PILOT Broadcast Innovation Coalition

By |March 29, 2022|News|

Sophi.io, a suite of artificial intelligence (AI)-powered solutions that help content publishers identify and leverage the value of their content, has joined PILOT, an initiative of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB).

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PILOT Announces Winning Teams for 2022 Innovation Challenge

By |March 8, 2022|News|

PILOT has announced the three winners of the 2022 PILOT Innovation Challenge. Winners will receive relevant mentorship, feedback, travel support and exhibit space at the 2022 NAB Show, held April 23–27 in Las Vegas, Nev. The three winners are Blueprint CRM from Townsquare Media, Minutes from Michigan Radio, and Virtual Sportscasting Studio from Spalk.

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NAB Announces Recipients of 2022 Engineering Achievement Awards

By |February 23, 2022|News|

Washington, D.C. -- The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today that Xperi Corporation’s Ashruf El-Dinary and Capitol Broadcasting Company’s Peter Sockett are the recipients of the 2022 NAB Engineering Achievement Awards. They will be recognized [...]

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NAB Announces 2022 Digital Leadership Award Honoree

By |February 23, 2022|News|

Washington, D.C. -- The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today that Jeremy Sinon, vice president of Digital Strategy for Hubbard Radio, is the recipient of the 2022 Digital Leadership Award. Sinon will be recognized at [...]

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