Jan 1, 2002 12:00 PM
The Emmy Goes to…
Faroudja, a division of Sage Inc., was awarded its third Emmy by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Faroudja's 30 years of video experience earned the company the award for “Pioneering Development of an HDTV Upconverter,” which recognizes a suite of technologies that is instrumental in converting ordinary standard-definition content into high-definition video.
Zenith Electronics received an Emmy for its development of flat-screen CRT television technology. Although the company phased out CRT manufacturing several years ago, the technology has been licensed to others, and FTM displays today are sold throughout the world. This award marks Zenith's fourth Emmy.
Visit www.emmyonline.org for a more complete list of recipients.
Gentner Makes Forbes List
Gentner Communications ranked 18th on the recent Forbes list of America's 200 Best Small Companies. Companies were ranked according to return on equity, sales and earnings (per-share growth), each measured during the past five years and the most recent four quarters. Gentner president and CEO Frances Flood commented, “Being ranked among the best small companies in America is truly an honor.”
CEDIA Technology Honor
The 2001 CEDIA show's Best Home Theater Architecture award went to Theo Kalomirakis Theaters, an interior architecture firm specializing in the design of residential theaters. Installed by Electronic Design Group in the home of a former Major League baseball player, the theater uses a 4500-ANSI-lumen HIGHlite 5000gv Digital Projection International projector.
Read about more CEDIA award winners online at www.cedia.org/awards.