NAB Show Recap: Zach Braff Challenges Robot to a Dance Off; Tech Award Winners

It’s been quite the day at NAB Show, with Scrubs and Alex Inc star Zach Braff dropping by, the Engineering Achievement Awards, and a couple of treats from the Show floor.

Zach Braff

Zach Braff and Matt Tarses, the producer and writer behind Scrubs and Alex Inc, appeared in the From Podcast to Broadcast panel at the NAB Show. The pair took the time to sit down with Josh Miely from the NAB Podcast to talk Alex Inc, broadcasting and his love of gadgets.

Zach Braff and Matt Tarses sit down with NAB Podcast host Josh Miely

Zach and Matt also took a look around the Show floor and Zach couldn’t resist taking on the Bolt Cinebot in a dance off. We think there was a clear winner, but decide for yourself:

The robot left an impression on Zach too:

Engineering Achievement Award Winners

The Engineering Achievement Award winners were honored at the We Are Broadcasters Celebration. Mark Aitken, Tom Jones and Clay Freinwald were presented with the TV, Radio and Service to Broadcast awards respectively.

Tom Jones, Mark Aitken and Clay Freinwald receive the 2018 NAB technology awards

Show Floor

Our friends at Town News are keeping NAB Show classy. Here is Town News’ “Anchorman” meeting with WESH 2 News anchorman Jason Guy:

PILOT Pitch Prize

The PILOT Pitch Prize is looking for early stage startups with game changing ideas. The best companies will pitch at NAB Show New York 2019 and compete for a $50,000 SAFE Contract. Tariq Islam, met with potential applicants today during Pitch Prize Office Hours at Futures Park. If you have an idea, make sure to come by the next office hours on Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m.

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