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PILOT Awards First Round of Media Technology and Innovation Scholarships

NAB’s innovation initiative will provide nine undergraduate and graduate students with media technology scholarships WASHINGTON, D.C. -- PILOT, an innovation initiative of the National Association of Broadcasters, has announced the winners of its first media technology and innovation scholarships. The awards, valued at $5,000 each, will be presented to nine undergraduate and graduate students, for pursuit [...]

January 4, 2019|

Nominations Open for 2019 NAB Technology Awards

-- NAB’s annual awards highlighting significant technical achievements will be presented at the 2019 NAB Show -- -- Nomination deadline is January 18, 2019 -- WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Broadcasters has opened nominations for its 2019 Technology Awards, which are presented each year at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev. The [...]

November 29, 2018|

PILOT Announces Finalists of 2018 Innovation Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- PILOT, an innovation initiative of the National Association of Broadcasters, announced the 12 finalists of its third annual PILOT Innovation Challenge. The competition recognizes creative ideas that leverage technological advances in the production, distribution and display of engaging content and provides winners with development support. Over 100 concepts were submitted since the [...]

November 27, 2018|

PILOT To Offer Media Technology and Innovation Scholarships

--NAB’s innovation initiative will provide $50,000 in media technology scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students in 2019-- WASHINGTON, D.C. -- PILOT, an innovation initiative of the National Association of Broadcasters, has announced it will offer up to 10 scholarships of $5,000 each to current college sophomores, juniors, seniors entering graduate school and graduate students, for [...]

October 3, 2018|

Voice-Controlled Hybrid Radio Demonstrated at 2018 IBC

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS/WASHINGTON, D.C. -- PILOT, an innovation initiative of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), is partnering with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), to co-fund the development of a prototype voice-controlled hybrid radio. Hybrid radio combines broadcast radio with internet connectivity to provide compelling user experiences, such as adding voice controls. The prototype is being [...]

September 14, 2018|