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NewBay Announces Winners of 2015 Product Innovation Awards

In its third year, the program recognizes excellence in manufacturing of products to serve the radio/online audio and TV/pro video industries

NewBay Media’s Broadcast/Video Group has announced the following winners of its 2015 Product Innovation Awards. (To learn more about all the nominees including the winners, read the award Program Guide, now available.)


  • Shure MV51 Digital Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone


  • Inovonics INOmini 635 FM/RDS SiteStreamer


  • Blackmagic Design ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K high-frame-rate Ultra HD live production switcher
  • Blackmagic Design Micro Studio Camera 4K live studio camera
  • Cobalt Digital +TTS 21CVAA text-to-speech generation / audio insertion solution
  • EVS DYVI IT-based video switching
  • Flanders Scientific DM250 OLED Broadcast Monitor
  • Grass Valley GV NODE
  • Grass Valley LDX 86 Series with XDR – eXtended Dynamic Range
  • Harmonic Electra X Advanced Media Processor
  • Harmonic Spectrum X Media Server System
  • Imagine Communications Versio Integrated Playout
  • Kathrein 750 Broadcast Antenna Series
  • Nevion NX4600 H.264/AVC Media Gateway
  • PHABRIX Qx for 4K/8K UHDTV test and measurement
  • RTS Intercom Systems KP-Series OMNEO-based keypanels
  • Sony Electronics BVM-X300 TRIMASTER EL master monitor
  • Tektronix WFM8300 4K/UHD waveform monitor
  • Triveni Digital StreamScope RM-40 closed-caption and video monitoring system


  • Avid ISIS | 1000 shared storage system
  • Avid Media Composer video editing software
  • Blackmagic Design URSA Mini digital film camera
  • Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 12 editing and color correction software
  • Divergent Media EditReady transcoding application
  • Shure Inc. MOTIV MV88 iOS digital stereo condenser microphone
  • Sony Electronics PXW-FS5 4K Super 35 handheld camera


  • MediaMelon QBR technology
  • NetApp EF560 flash storage array
  • Shure Inc. MOTIV MV88 iOS digital stereo condenser microphone


  • Accelerated Media Technologies (AMT) ENGenesis IP LTE Bi-Directional Microwave System
  • RGB Spectrum MediaWall V video wall display processor

All nominated products will be featured in the PIA Program Guide, to be posted shortly and disseminated to readers of the publications named above.

Now in its third year, the PIA program recognizes excellence in manufacturing of products to serve the TV/pro video and radio/online audio industries. Companies pay a fee to nominate; the winners are selected by a panel of professional users based on the description provided by the companies. Evaluation criteria include innovation of concept and design, creative use of technology, price value and suitability for use in a broadcast TV/pro video or broadcast/online radio environment.