PILOT held its first ever Pitch Prize competition at NAB Show NY. Five startups pitched, and three of them - Airwavz.tv, PolyPort and Teamium - won the prize of a $50,000 investment in SAFE note. The session was opened by NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith. He emphasized that innovation, one of the three pillars of [...]
Cyber Illusionist Marco Tempest spoke to us at NAB Show about how he uses magic to push technology to do things it is not quite ready to do. Marco uses drones, augmented reality and robotics to present a bright vision of the future, which he believes will play a massive role in the future of broadcasting.
Apps are not just for smartphones. Automobiles support a variety of app platforms as well, and recently PILOT sent a team of software developers to an auto app hackathon, the Ford Make It Driveable Challenge LA, which was hosted during Mobile World Congress Americas, 11-14 September 2018. At the conclusion of the hackathon, “Team PILOT” [...]
Register for NAB Show New York to see the final pitches on October 17 from 3 - 6pm. Register Now I shared a fake news article online. It was the summer of 2016. One day while scrolling through my news feed, I found an article that perfectly demonstrated a political position [...]
Register for NAB Show New York to see the final pitches on October 17 from 3 - 6pm. Register Now On any given day in the suburbs of Washington, DC, you could find me staring off into space while listening to disc jockeys over my boom box. Their swagger, humor and [...]
I'm pleased to welcome three leading global technology companies to PILOT. AWS Elemental, an Amazon Web Services Company; Facebook Journalism Project; and Xperi have joined PILOT, an innovation initiative of the National Association of Broadcasters. PILOT brings together innovative companies, educators and advocates with broadcasters to advance broadcast technologies and cultivate new media opportunities. Members [...]