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 [...]

April 23, 2017|

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 [...]

April 13, 2017|

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 [...]

March 23, 2017|

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 [...]

March 8, 2017|

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 [...]

December 14, 2016|