Teradek, a brand of the Vitec Group’s Creative Solutions division proudly announces that their Bolt 4K wireless video transmission system for on-set monitoring has been awarded an Engineering Emmy by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on October 21 at the 73rd annual event.
Presented by the Television Academy Engineering Committee, Technology and Engineering Awards honour development and innovation in broadcast technology and recognise companies, organizations and individuals for breakthroughs in technology that have a significant effect on television engineering.
Sharing the Emmy accolades are Nicolaas Verheem, Marius van der Watt, Dennis Scheftner and Zvi Reznic. Teradek also gives special recognition to one of the principal inventors of the underlying technology— Professor Meir Feder, holder of the prestigious Information Theory Chair, and Head of Center for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science at Tel-Aviv University’s School of Electrical Engineering. Other significant contributors to this award include Creative Solutions’ Ryan Barber, Greg Smokler and Ilya Issenin.
“We are honoured to receive an Engineering Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for our development of Teradek’s Bolt,” states Nicolaas Verheem, founder and CEO of Teradek. “The Bolt was forged over almost a decade of hard work, with a relentless focus on the customer, leading to our solution slowly pulling ahead of the alternatives and having a meaningful and lasting impact on the television industry.”
Teradek Bolt 4K is a zero-delay, wireless video transmission system for on-set monitoring, offering high-quality wireless video integrated into 4K, HD, and HDR workflows. Bolt 4K has been critical in implementing changes needed to support production’s social distancing protocols. Today, tens of thousands of Bolt transmitters and receivers are working in the entertainment industry—owned by camera operators, digital imaging technicians, drone pilots, production companies, and rental houses—to efficiently service all television productions.
Header Photo: Marius van der Watt, from left, Zvi Reznic, Nicolaas Verheem and Dennis Scheftner, of Teradek Bolt 4K pose with their Engineering Emmys at the 73rd Engineering Emmy Awards, presented by the Television Academy at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision for The Television Academy/AP Images)