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  • March 10, 2020

Audinate Wins Emmy® Award for Audio-over-IP Innovation

SYDNEY, NSW, MARCH 10, 2020 – Audinate, the developer of the industry-leading audio visual networking technology Dante, has won a Technology & Engineering Emmy® Award for its contributions in enabling the production industry’s transition of analog audio and video onto the network.

Used in thousands of products from
hundreds of manufacturers, Audinate’s Dante is the de facto standard for modern
AV connectivity. Dante has revolutionized the AV industry by replacing legacy
audio and video connections with easy-to-use, ultra-high-performance computer

Dante’s ability to handle hundreds of
uncompressed audio channels over a single network cable is why the protocol has
become so popular in media production. Television is evolving with demand for
additional audio as viewers seek an immersive experience. Producing a reality
TV show might require dozens and dozens of microphones to capture all of the
action going on simultaneously. Likewise, live sporting events are
incorporating more audio as players and coaches are now employing live
microphone feeds.

Managing all of that audio would be cumbersome
at best with traditional solutions – but it is seamlessly managed with

is used in high-profile television productions, including this year’s Super
Bowl LIV halftime show and the 2020 Grammy awards. It is used extensively in
stadiums, performance halls, concert tours and commercial buildings worldwide.

National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences recognized the company’s
work with an Emmy® Award for the “Development of Synchronized multi-channel
uncompressed audio transport over IP Networks.”

title of the award speaks directly to the core of Audinate’s innovation and
engineering goals from the founding of the company in 2003 and on to today,”
said Aidan Williams, co-founder and CEO of Audinate. “We remain focused on
improving the way the world sounds in every application where audio matters.
From the local performance space to the voice conferencing solution you use for
work, there is a good chance Audinate touches your life to provide better
audio. Our work in the broadcast and television space is critical: we want all
audio to be more effectively utilized by the people who have a message to
share. It’s an exciting time and we greatly appreciate the National Academy of
Television Arts & Sciences recognizing the importance of our work.”

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