Zaxcom, a provider of professional audio equipment in Pompton Plains, N.J., announced that the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will present Zaxcom president Glenn Sanders and chief engineer Howard Stark with a 2008 Primetime Emmy Engineering Award at the Engineering Awards ceremony on August 23 at the Renaissance Hotel in Los Angeles. The award recognizes Zaxcom's accomplishments in designing the Deva on-location audio recorder/mixer.
"It is an absolute honor to receive an Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences," says Sanders. "The Academy's recognition further highlights Zaxcom's engineering strengths, as well as our commitment to developing premium-quality recording and mixing systems that anticipate—and exceed—the real-world needs of television audio professionals."
According to the National Academy for Television Arts and Sciences, the Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards recognize developments in engineering that are either so extensive an improvement on existing methods or so innovative in nature that they materially affect the transmission, recording or reception of television.