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Engineering Emmy Awards Winners Include Reed Hastings, Dolby, More

Engineering Emmy Awards Winners Include Reed Hastings, Dolby, More

The Television Academy on Thursday unveiled winners of the 73rd Engineering Emmy Awards, which honor the best in broadcast tech. Along with eight recipients of Emmy statues this year, the organization said Reed Hastings will receive the Charles F. Jenkins Lifetime Achievement Award and Dolby Laboratories the Philo T. Farnsworth Corporate Achievement Award.

Winners with innovations in everything from rendering and lighting systems to audio and script tools and even a wireless video transmission system that helped social distancing requirements on sets will be celebrated October 21 in a live ceremony at the Jw Marriott Hotel at L.A. Live. Kirsten Vangsness will emcee for a sixth consecutive year.

Hastings is the co-founder and co-ceo of Netflix which previously won an Engineering Emmy in 2012. He is being honored with a lifetime award this year for “ongoing contributions” that have altered the state of engineering and technology in TV.

“The major patent portfolio that Netflix has developed,

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