ABU BROADCAST ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE AWARD
Dr Kazuyoshi Shogen, Senior Associate Director, B-SAT-Japan. was awarded the ABU Broadcast Engineering Excellence Award. This award recognises contributions of an outstanding nature in broadcast engineering made by an individual in a broadcasting organisation. The Broadcast Engineering Excellence Award is sponsored by Professional Solutions Asia Pacific Company (Hong Kong) (Sony). Dr Shogen received the citation plaque from Mr Chris Grey, General Manager, Broadcast & Content Creation Solutions, Asia-Pacific Division, Sony, Hong Kong. Dr Shogen was presented with the trophy on the ABU Prizes Night by Mr Kevin Tan, General Manager, Sony, Singapore.
ABU ENGINEERING INDUSTRY EXCELLENCE AWARD
Mr James Rodney Santiago, Consultant, ARIB, was a warded the ABU Engineering Industry Excellence Award. The award recognises the most outstanding engineering contribution made by an individual to the broadcasting industry in the Asia-Pacific region.
ABU GREEN BROADCAST ENGINEERING AWARD
2012 was the inaugural year of the ABU Green Broadcast Engineering Award which was instituted at the 2011 Technical Committee meeting.
The award comprises a custom made trophy and US$2000 in cash. Seven nominations were received for this new award which is sponsored by KOBA Show (Korea E&Ex).
Mr Seon Kwon Kim, Executive Managing Director, Korean Broadcasting System was awarded the ABU Green Broadcasting Engineering Award. Mr Kim received the award from Mr Choong Jin KIM, CEO/President of KOBA Show (Korea E&Ex).
ABU TECHNICAL REVIEW PRIZE
BEST ARTICLE PRIZE
The 2012 Best Article Prize was awarded to Dr Ngo Thai Tri, Nguyen Chien Thang and Hoang Thanh Tung of Audio Visual Global JSC, AVG-Vietnam, for the article “The First DVB-T2 Single Frequency Network (SFN) in Vietnam”. This article appeared in the April-June 2012 issue of the Technical Review. Mr Nguyen Chien Thang accepted the Best Article Prize during the ABU Awards night on Monday, 16 October (see pic above).
First Commended Article Prize
Second Commended Article Prize