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PILOT Announces 2017 Innovation Challenge Question

-- Application deadline is September 22, 2017 -- LAS VEGAS-- The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), through its PILOT program, today announced the second annual PILOT Innovation Challenge question. The PILOT Innovation Challenge recognizes creative ideas that leverage technological advances in the production, distribution and display of engaging content. The program also provides support to [...]

By |April 23, 2017|News|Comments Off on PILOT Announces 2017 Innovation Challenge Question

NAB Show to Feature Alexa Bootcamp

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- The 2017 NAB Show will feature a new program open to all attendees that explores Alexa voice service technology that powers the popular Amazon Echo device. The “Alexa Skill Building Bootcamp” will be held Saturday, April 22 from 12:30-5:00 p.m. at the Las Vegas Convention Center. “Through Alexa’s voice-user interface, consumers are engaging [...]

By |April 13, 2017|News|Comments Off on NAB Show to Feature Alexa Bootcamp

Tim Wu to Address NAB Show Technology Luncheon

Tim Wu. Photo Credit: Mikiko Hayashi WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Author and professor Tim Wu will speak at the NAB Show Technology Luncheon on Wednesday, April 26 in Las Vegas. NAB Show, held April 22-27, is the world's largest convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology. Wu’s talk will focus on the innovation [...]

By |March 23, 2017|News|Comments Off on Tim Wu to Address NAB Show Technology Luncheon

Badalamente, Kean and Lyons to Receive NAB Technology Awards at 2017 NAB Show

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- John Kean, former senior technologist at National Public Radio, and John Lyons, assistant vice president and director of broadcast communications at The Durst Organization, are the 2017 recipients of the NAB Engineering Achievement Awards. Additionally, Catherine Badalamente, vice president of digital media for Graham Media Group, is the recipient of the Digital [...]

By |March 8, 2017|News|Comments Off on Badalamente, Kean and Lyons to Receive NAB Technology Awards at 2017 NAB Show

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