NewBay Media, the publisher of TV Technology, has announced that Net Insight, the leading provider of live, interactive and on-demand media transport, has been awarded one of the industry’s most prestigious technology honors, the Best of Show Award, at the 2016 NAB Show in Las Vegas. Net Insight has won the award for its groundbreaking new solution Sye.
NewBay Media’s Best of Show Awards are evaluated by a panel of engineers and industry experts, and are selected based on innovation, feature set, cost efficiency and performance in serving the industry.
Net Insight’s Sye completely revolutionizes the way live OTT content is consumed and will disrupt and change industry dynamics in a significant way. It harmonizes live TV to all screens enabling a true live OTT experience, which uniquely enables real time social interactivity and enhances audience engagement, providing new experiences that consumers want to be a part of and are willing to pay for. It also puts service providers back into the OTT value chain with new unprecedented opportunities to generate revenue.
“Recognition with an award at the NAB Show from NewBay Media’s Broadcast & Video Group is a strong vote of confidence and admiration from our leading industry publications,” said NewBay Media Broadcast & Video Group Vice President & Group Publisher Eric Trabb.
“OTT viewership is growing at a phenomenal rate, which means making the second screen an extension of the first screen experience has huge potential in activating and engaging audiences in ways that have not previously been possible,” said Fredrik Tumegård, CEO of Net Insight. “We have great expertise and innovation in live television, and experience across the entire media industry, which enables us to develop game changing solutions such as Sye. This award recognizes our commitment to deliver such solutions to ensure our customers are at the forefront of the industry and remain competitive right across the media and broadcasting landscape.”