TelcoTV 2011 Vision Awards Finalists Unveiled

Award winners to be announced October 26 in New Orleans

Oct 24, 2011, 10:28 ET from Light Reading

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TelcoTV, the largest video conference and expo focused on the U.S. service provider market, today revealed the finalists for the fourth annual TelcoTV Vision Awards. The 2011 finalists are among the industry's leading video service providers, technology manufacturers and equipment vendors and all have demonstrated outstanding innovation and leadership since last year's TelcoTV event.


The top performers in each of the award categories will be announced during the general session on October 26 at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. This year, the general sessions will be streamed live from the eShow News Site:

TelcoTV Vision Awards are conferred for excellence in each category and were determined by a distinguished panel of industry executives and analysts. The finalists in each category are:

Innovation in Broadband Access Networks

  • Adtran – Optical Networking Edge (One)
  • Calix – E3-48 sealed Ethernet Service Access Node (ESAN)
  • Ericsson – EDA 1500 Optical Line Terminal

Innovation in Digital Rights Management and Conditional Access Systems

  • Arxan – Content Protection Solution
  • Motorola – SecureMedia Encryptonite ONE HLS+
  • Viaccess – Content Security Solutions

Innovation in Consumer Viewing Experience and Interactivity

  • aioTV Inc – aioTV
  • Alcatel-Lucent – Alcatel-Lucent Multiscreen Video Platform
  • Seachange International – Nitro Multi-Screen Subscriber Experience Software

Innovation in Customer Premises Equipment

  • Pace Americas –  IPH8000 - HD IPTV Set-Top Box
  • Sigma Designs Inc. – Ultra-Thin Reference Platform
  • Skitter TV – WD TV streaming media player family with Skitter TV

Innovation in Test & Measurement

  • First Media – Mapan Diag
  • First Media – Xpertis
  • WITBE Inc – Witbe Smartphone & Tablet QoE Robot

Innovation in Content Management Systems

  • Harmonic Inc. – Omneon Media Application Server with Omneon ProXplore
  • Motorola Mobility Inc. – Motorola Video Flow
  • The Platform – MPX

Innovation in Middleware

  • CHR Solutions – Media(n) ™
  • Minerva Networks – Minerva iTVFusion
  • Verismo Networks, Inc. – Verismo Cloud based Managed Services

Innovation in Video Processing

  • Ericsson – Ericsson SPR1200 Multiscreen Processor, in combination with the NPR1200 Multiscreen Network Processor
  • Harmonic Inc. – Harmonic ProMedia
  • RGB Networks – Enhanced Video Intelligence Architecture (eVIA)

Service Provider's Innovation Award

  • AT&T – AT&T U-verse Total Home DVR Enhancements
  • AT&T – AT&T U-verse TV Chicago Cubs Multiview
  • Verizon – FIOS Home Monitoring and Control

A joint production of UBM TechWeb and NTCA, TelcoTV offers a unique venue for solution providers to showcase their new product and service offerings. The event takes place Oct. 25-27, 2011 in New Orleans. This year's theme, "Ten Years Transforming Telecom & Entertainment," reflects the strides the industry has made since the inception of the tradeshow in 2001, along with the challenges it faces going forward. Visit for a complete conference and expo agenda.

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Dawn Danaher
Media Relations, TelcoTV 2011
Tel: +1 714 378 5841

Carolyn Herr
Director of Events
Light Reading
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