BIAP Systems lands Tech Emmy nods
BIAP Systems landed two nominations by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in its Science, Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards for Broadband and Personal Television categories. The 58th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards will be presented at the opening evening event of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) on Monday, January 8, 2007.
BIAP was nominated in the category of Outstanding Achievement in Advanced Media Technology for the Synchronous Enhancement of Original Television Content for its NBC Olympics Now application, which ran during the Febrary 2006 Olympics in seven Time Warner Cable divisions. It allowed viewers to track Team USA s performance, medal counts, programming telecast schedules and athlete bios. When tuned to any of the six NBC Olympic networks, customers could simply press select on the remote control to launch a three-quarter interactive screen providing up-to-date information and the ability to access more detailed stats and facts.
In addition, the company was recognized for its Fantasy Football Tracker in the category of Outstanding Achievement in Advanced Media Technology for the Non-Synchronous Enhancement of Original Television Content. The interactive tracker, now in its second year of deployment, gives Fantasy Football enthusiasts the ability to track their entire team s roster with the touch of a button on their digital cable remote, while tuned to any channel.
According to BIAP CEO Tim Peters, These nominations are the ultimate validation of BIAP s mission to provide services which enhance the viewers television experience and make it more convenient. Our intelligent technology also gives cable operators a way to deploy the most advanced interactive products to their customers with little cost or additional equipment. We are proud to have embarked on this revolutionary path with Time Warner Cable and share this nomination with them.