IABM Announces Design & Innovation Awards’ Winners


IABM has announced the winners of its Design and Innovation Awards at IBC2014 in Amsterdam honouring the most outstanding broadcast media industry talent.

This year, the newly structured awards celebrate those solutions that offer significant benefits or new opportunities to the broadcast and media industry and recognise achievements across nine different segments – with companies’ large and small, specialist and non-specialist submitting applications for their innovative products or services.

The winning recipients are:

·    Acquisition & production
     o    Trimaran – GEORACING

·    Post production
     o    Quantel - Genetic Engineering 2

·    Content & communication infrastructure
     o    NTT Electronics - Robust IP Transmission with NA8000

·    Audio
     o    Sennheiser - Esfera

·    Storage
     o    Ardis Technologies - DDP Superior Shared Storage Solution

·    System automation & control
     o    VidiGo - Studio Automation

·    Playout & delivery systems
     o    Elemental Technologies - Elemental Delta Video Delivery Platform

·    Test, quality control & monitoring
     o    Cube-Tec - MXF-Legalizer

·    Services
     o    Cambridge Imaging Systems - IMAGEN


Peter White, Chief Executive, IABM says: “The competition was really strong for 2014 and we would like to congratulate all of the winners on their success. The awards have additional categories this year to reflect the changes the industry is going through, and we were delighted to receive such an exceptionally high standard of entries, signifying the amazing level of talent and creativity in our industry today. We made around 120 judging decisions in total, resulting in these prestigious awards being given to the most deserving winners.”

The winning entries were judged and awarded by a panel of 22 independent specialists chaired by John Ive, Director of Business Development and Technology, IABM.


The nine winners will be put forward for the IABM’s prestigious Peter Wayne Award to be announced at the IABM Annual International Business Conference in December.

About IABM:
IABM is the authoritative voice of the broadcast and media technology supply industry worldwide. Its wide range of services to members encompasses market research and intelligence, training, expert representation at standards bodies and broadcasting unions, executive networking opportunities, and preferential purchasing. A presence at every major broadcast tradeshow, the IABM also provides a valuable channel for communication among broadcast manufacturers, government, and regulatory bodies. Additional IABM activities include awards programs for innovation and scholarships designed to stimulate the development of the broadcast and electronic media industries on an international basis.