IABM announces Design & Innovation winners for 2016

The winners of IABM’s Design & Innovation Awards were announced at IABM’s awards reception at IBC. The judging was carried out by a panel of 40 independent industry professionals, each with specialist expertise in one or more of the award categories, chaired by John Ive, IABM Director of Technology and Strategic Insight. The winners:

Acquisition & Production

Shotover Camera Systems – Shotover U1

Post Production

Vizrt – Viz Story

Content & Communication Infrastructure

Imagen – Imagen Global Distribution Network


Cedar Audio – DNS 2 Dialogue noise suppressor


Sony Professional – Sony Media Backbone Hive

System Automation & Control

Hexaglobe – Advanced Replay v2

Playout & Delivery

Elemental Technologies – Live Channel Playout Solution

Test, Quality Control & Monitoring

Bridge Technologies – VB440-V virtual probe


Harmonic – VOS 360 professional cloud media processing service

Project, event or alternative product/service


BASE Media Cloud supports high-volume global media workflows with hybrid media storage and distribution platform from Aspera.

Peter White, IABM CEO said: “While market conditions for many companies are quite challenging at the moment, it is clear that many recognize that the way forward is through innovation, grasping the opportunity to offer their customers the new ways of working they demand. I congratulate all the winners and applaud every applicant for their creativity and forward-thinking; with such a depth and breadth of innovation on show at our awards, the outlook for our industry remains bright.”

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