Cablevision’s Network DVR Wins Emmy Award for Technology and Engineering
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Honors Cablevision for “Pioneering Work in Implementation and Deployment of Network DVR”
Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) August 01, 2013
Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) is proud to announce that the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has recognized Cablevision’s network DVR service with an Emmy Award for Technology and Engineering for its “Pioneering Work in Implementation and Deployment of Network DVR.” The Emmy Award pays tribute to Cablevision for designing and pioneering the first deployable platform to support network DVR.
Cablevision’s Multi-Room DVR for Optimum TV customers is the industry’s most advanced DVR service with more recording capability than any other service provider in the nation, enabling customers to record 10 programs simultaneously and record hundreds of hours of their favorite shows. Additionally, Multi-Room DVR from Optimum turns every set-top box in the home into a DVR and gives viewers the freedom to watch their recorded content from any TV.
“Cablevision has a long history of innovation and technology leadership, which has shaped the company and its relationship with our customers in the most competitive market for television, voice and data services in the country,” said Cablevision’s Yvette Kanouff, executive vice president of corporate engineering and technology. “Acknowledgement of the company’s pioneering efforts for network DVR by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is extremely rewarding and validates our vision for what the best consumer DVR service can be. Multi-Room DVR is a prime example of how technology developed and deployed by a sophisticated team in an unsurpassed service organization, can fundamentally change the way people watch television.”
“The National Academy’s Technology and Engineering Achievement Committee is pleased to honor Cablevision for its innovation and vision for pioneering work in the implementation and deployment of network DVR. This innovation has materially affected the way audiences watch television and has set the standard for technological excellence in the industry,” said committee chairman, Robert P. Seidel, vice president of CBS Engineering and Advanced Technology.
The 2013 Emmy Awards for Technology and Engineering honors development and innovation in broadcast technology and recognize companies, organizations and individuals for breakthroughs in technology that have a significant effect on television engineering. Awards are presented to an individual, a company, or a scientific or technical organization for developments and/or standardization involved in engineering technologies that either represent such an extensive improvement on existing methods or are so innovative in nature that they materially have affected the transmission, recording or reception of television.
Awards will be presented at a banquet taking place at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas on Thursday, January 9, 2014.
Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC) is one of the nation’s leading media and telecommunications companies, delivering its Optimum-branded television, Internet, and voice offerings throughout the New York area. Cablevision’s local media properties include News 12 Networks, MSG Varsity and Newsday Media Group. Additional information about Cablevision is available on the Web at http://www.cablevision.com.
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