WALLINGFORD, CT – April 22, 2004 – VBrick Systems, Inc. today announced that it received a National Association of Broadcaster’s (NAB) Award for Innovation in Media (AIM) at the NAB2004 Conference & Exhibition. As one of the five companies receiving the highest number of attendee votes in the Content Delivery category during the second annual AIM program, VBrick Systems received AIM recognition for its EtherneTV Media Distribution System during the NAB Technology Luncheon held at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Wednesday, April 21.
“As the professionals who are using broadcasting technologies day in and day out, NAB attendees are in a unique position to recognize the hottest products emerging into the marketplace. The NAB would like to extend its congratulations to all of the 2004 AIM winners who received this esteemed recognition,” said NAB President and CEO Edward O. Fritts.
The top five products within each of the Content Creation, Content Management and Content Delivery categories received recognition with a 2004 AIM. Each winning product also will be eligible for further recognition when a judging panel composed of key industry editors reviews the AIM-winning technologies and other new products at the exhibition to select an overall winner within each product category. The 2004 Editors’ Choice Award winners will be announced on Thursday, April 29.
“We are honored to receive this Award for Innovation in Media. It is particularly meaningful because it comes from the professionals we work alongside as well as recognized experts in the broadcasting community,” said Fred Geyer, CEO of VBrick Systems. “The reaction to EtherneTV has already been so overwhelmingly positive. We are confident that EtherneTV will continue to make broadcasting and communications capabilities more efficient and productive.”
The EtherneTV Media Distribution System is the world’s first complete system for the delivery of live and stored television over IP networks to both desktops and TVs. Based on open MPEG standards and comprised of integrated VBrick video components controlled by an intuitive user interface, EtherneTV makes it easy to manage and distribute live or recorded video to and from any classroom, boardroom or office.
NAB2004 took place April 17-22 in Las Vegas, with an exhibition that started on April 19. The NAB spring convention is the world’s largest electronic media show covering the development, delivery and management of professional video and audio content across a