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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|

PILOT and the Local Media Association To Host the Voice Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- PILOT, NAB’s technology innovation initiative, in partnership with the Local Media Association (LMA), will host the Voice Summit on Tuesday, December 11 at NAB headquarters in Washington, D.C. The event will examine strategies and opportunities for local media organizations to capitalize on the growth of new voice platforms. “The rapid expansion of voice-enabled devices is creating [...]

September 12, 2018|

NAB Show Accepting Paper Proposals for Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Broadcasters is accepting technical paper proposals for the Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference (BEITC) at the 2019 NAB Show, held April 6-11 in Las Vegas. The Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference is designed for broadcast engineers and technicians, contract engineers, broadcast equipment manufacturers, distributors, engineering consultants, R&D [...]

September 10, 2018|

PILOT Awards First Round of Technology Internship Grants

--Applications are now being accepted for Summer 2019 grants-- WASHINGTON, D.C. -- PILOT, an NAB technology innovation initiative, announces the first six stations selected to receive grants from its new program providing funds to establish paid engineering or media-technology internships at radio and television stations. PILOT offers the program in partnership with the National Association [...]

September 7, 2018|