PILOT has launched the PILOT NEXTGEN TV Fellowship program with support from Amazon Web Services (AWS). The fellowship will focus on exploring capabilities of the ATSC 3.0 broadcast standard and developing a concept for a NEXTGEN TV product or service. The fellowship will conclude with fellows presenting their projects at the 2022 NAB Show in April in Las Vegas. The 2021-2022 fellows are current Howard University students Mikaela Mosley and Sulaiman Bastien.
PILOT has announced two winners of the 2021 PILOT Innovation Challenge. Winners will receive relevant mentorship, feedback, travel support and exhibit space at the 2021 NAB Show, held October 9-13 in Las Vegas. This year's winners are "BeamOn" from Beam Dynamics and "Reinventing Local TV News: Prioritizing Animation and Graphics" from Northeastern University.
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) revealed the 2021 winners of the NAB Engineering Achievement Awards for Radio and Television, the Service to Broadcast Engineering Award, and the Digital Leadership Award. The winners were announced and celebrated during a special event hosted exclusively on NAB Amplify on June 17.
PILOT will be accepting submissions for the PILOT Innovation Challenge through 5 p.m. ET on July 9. The program will provide mentorship and promotion to winning proposals, along with an opportunity to demonstrate their products at NAB Show in Las Vegas, October 9-13, 2021.
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) will host a special event June 17th at 2 p.m. EDT on NAB Amplify to announce and celebrate the 2021 recipients of the NAB Engineering Achievement Awards and Digital Leadership Award.The special session titled “The Future of Media and NAB Technology Awards” kicks off with a keynote conversation with Mike Chapman, a partner and Americas Media Lead at Kearney, a management consulting firm specializing in corporate and growth strategy and business transformation. Chapman will discuss the future of media, including trends to watch, with Sam Matheny, executive vice president and chief technology officer of NAB.
NAB Show Premiere will examine the future impact of edge technology on radio and television broadcasters during a session titled “Livin’ on the Edge: Advances in Computing and Networking to Drive Innovation in Broadcasting.” The session, which will air on Wednesday, April 21st at 3 p.m. ET and be available on-demand, will present a new study about opportunities created by wider adoption of edge technologies in the next three to four years.
PILOT has announced this year’s recipients of its annual media technology and innovation scholarships. The awards, valued at $2,500 each, will be presented to four college students—two undergraduate and two graduate—for pursuit of studies related to broadcast or media technology and innovation. The scholarship program was launched in 2019 and is administered in partnership with the Broadcast Education Association (BEA).
The annual awards highlight significant achievements in broadcast engineering and digital leadership Nomination deadline is March 22, 2021 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has opened the nomination period for the 2021 [...]
NAB’s innovation initiative will provide up to $10,000 in media technology scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students in 2021. PILOT, an innovation initiative of the National Association of Broadcasters, has announced it will continue its [...]
-- Challenge will fund teams to build a working prototype and present at the 2021 NAB Show -- Participants must submit their proposal by 5 p.m. ET on August 28 Washington, D.C. -- PILOT, NAB's technology [...]