ZIXI Honored with Emmy® Award for Technology and Engineering

Recognized for Pioneering Reliable Transmission Method for Live Contribution and Distribution TV

Zixi, the industry leader for enabling dependable, live broadcast-quality video over the public Internet, today announced that Zixi has been awarded an 2018 Emmy® Award for Pioneering Reliable Transmission Method for Live Contribution and Distribution TV Links by the Technology & Engineering Achievement Committee of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Zixi has over 350 customers in the media and entertainment industry which depend on the Zixi Platform’s ability to provide 99.9999% QoS reliability, with patent pending hitless failover, to thousands of channels across the globe in over 50-countries. The Zixi Platform provides broadcast quality live and live linear delivery, with three levels of security including DTLS, media services such as transcoding, Content Quality Analytics and the ZEN MasterControl Plane for the rapid deployment, provisioning and management of large-scale IP implementations. Zixi will continue to innovate IP-network delivery and management to provide the best live linear and live event experiences for viewers around the world.
“I want to congratulate you and your organization for being recognized as one of a select few to be honored with the Emmy® Award for Technology and Engineering,” said Robert P. Seidel, Chairman, Technology & Engineering Achievement Committee, National Awards Committee. “Your work on Pioneering Reliable Transmission Method for Live Contribution and Distribution TV Links showed excellence in engineering creativity, has been recognized by the media community, and you join a distinguished group of honorees that are chosen each year by dozens of industry experts and peers.”

“Ten years ago, we began work on pioneering a streaming technology that allowed television to migrate from the legacy technology limitations inherent in satellite and fiber networks to unmanaged internet protocol networks. The Zixi team has worked hard on the progression of technology to create and deliver more television content, with improved economics, to enable the media industry to successfully meet new technical and creative demands,” said Uri Avni, co-founder and Chief Technology Officer. “Because of all of that work we are deeply honored to be recognized by the Academy, as well as our customers and technology partners who have helped us develop the Zixi Platform.”