The 72nd Engineering Emmy Awards that honour individuals or companies for developments in broadcast technology have been announced, with those that have addressed issues around production during COVID-19 picked out for special recognition.

Among the recipients is UK company Sohonet, awarded for ClearView Flex, which enables real-time remote collaboration for preproduction, production, VFX and postproduction that can be deployed on any network and viewed in a secure ecosystem on popular consumer devices including AppleTV, iPads/iPhones, Android tablets/phones and Mac/PC.

Real time collaboration platform, Evercast, HP’s ZCentral Remote Boost and Teradici were also awarded for providing solutions to help production during COVID restrictions.

Seven additional Engineering Emmy awards were given for exceptional engineering developments to Apple for ProRes, to CODEX for CODEX RAW workflow, to Dan Dugan for Gain Sharing Automatic Microphone Mixing, to Epic Games for Unreal Engine, to RE:Vision Effects, Sound Radix and to Bill Spitzak, Jonathan Egstad, Peter Crossley and Jerry Huxtable for Nuke.

The ceremony will stream live on on Thursday October 29 at 5pm PDT.

Jon Creamer

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