Beet.TV Alert: Revver is Nominated for Emmy Award!

By on 11/02/2006 11:42 AM @

This morning in New York, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for The Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards.

How awesome is this: Revver has been nominated for Outstanding Innovation and Achievement in Advanced Media Technology for the Best Use of “On Demand” Technology Over the Public (open) Internet.  Here are the nominees:

  • ABC.com Full Episode Streaming Player – Disney – ABC Television Group
  • AOL Music’s Top 11 Countdown Show – AOL, LLC
  • GameTap – GameTap, Turner Broadcasting
  • Revver.com – Revver
  • Stim TV – NPOWR
  • Vongo – Starz

I just heard from Shelly Palmer, Chairman, Advanced Media Technology Emmy Awards. He describes the revolution in television that’s taking place right now.  He’s what he just told Beet.TV:

"I am extremely pleased with the Advanced Media Technology Emmy Awards nominee class of 2006.  This is the year of online video, social networks, user generated content and citizen journalism and, once again, our nominees exemplify the very best work done in their respective fields. In a very real sense, all of the nominees are winners — their work has pushed the limits of technology and creativity, and given all of us in the media industry wonderful demonstrations of what is possible and, more importantly, a glimpse of things to come. Congratulations to all!"

Very exciting indeed!  the awards will be announced at CES in Las Vegas an on January 8.  Sounds like a party to me!

Here’s an interview with Shelly from a few weeks back:

And here’s my interview with Revver co-founder Oliver Luckett.  Better get your hotel reservations set for Vegas, dude!

— Andy Plesser

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