JAE Receives Emmy® Award for Participation in High-Definition Television (HDTV) Technology Development
JAE lives up to its slogan: "Technology to Inspire Innovation"
IRVINE, CA – January 15, 2009 –Japan Aviation Electronics (JAE) has announced that the company has received a Technology & Engineering Emmy® from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The award was presented at NATAS’s 60th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy® Awards held at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV on January 6, 2009. JAE shares the award with nine other companies involved in the development of High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI®).
JAE played a major role developing the HDMI connector and cable specifications in cooperation with other members of the HDMI consortium. HDMI is now standard in numerous consumer electronics products, including digital TVs, personal computers, video game consoles and Blue Ray disc players.
JAE is honored to be acknowledged by NATAS for our contribution to HDMI and the advancement of high-definition television.
HDMI is a compact audio/video interface for transmitting uncompressed digital data and is a digital alternative to consumer analog standards such as RF coaxial cable and VGA. HDMI connects audio/digital sources on a single cable and supports any TV or PC video format, along with up to eight channels of digital audio.
JAE’s HDMI products include DC1 and DC2 Series mini-connectors used in portable devices and are compatible with the Type C HDMI mini-connector standard. Additionally, JAE’s JF04 Series FFC harness cable assemblies for high-speed serial transmission provide space saving solutions for numerous consumer products.
The Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards honor achievements in two areas: Science Engineering & Technology for Broadcast Television, which includes broadcast, cable and satellite distribution; and Broadband and Personal Television, encompassing interactive television, gaming technology, the Internet, cell phones, private networks, and personal media players. A blue ribbon panel of industry professionals in Television, Broadcast and New Media reviews and recommends technologies and potential awardees. Launched in 1948, the Technology and Engineering Awards honor development and innovation in broadcast technology and recognize companies, organizations and individuals for breakthroughs in technology that have a significant effect on television engineering.
About The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a professional service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational and technical achievements within the television industry.
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