(Agoura, California--August 12, 2008) The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has awarded coolux Media Systems an Engineering Plaque in recognition of outstanding achievement in engineering development for the Pandoras Box™ real-time compositing media server. coolux Media Systems GmbH President Jan Huewel will be honored for this accomplishment during the 2008 Primetime Emmy® Engineering Awards ceremony on Aug. 23, at the Renaissance Hotel in Los Angeles.
"Pandoras Box is a turnkey solution that perfectly unites state-of-the-art rendering technology with intuitive media control, and we're tremendously honored that the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has recognized the engineering ingenuity involved in developing this unique and very powerful solution," said Steve Gilbard, president of coolux International.
The Engineering Plaque is presented for those achievements that exhibit a high level of engineering and are important to the progress of the industry. The four plaques awarded this year serve as a positive recognition of engineering achievements that are on a different level of technology and industry importance than the Emmy Award.
Pandoras Box Media Server features a 4K workspace in dual channels of 2K HD/SD outputs for on-air and pre- and post-production. Designed to enable creativity in multimedia design that is no longer subordinate to technical limitations, the 3-D compositing and rendering system from coolux Media Systems provides real-time on-location media control that is customizable to the needs of each client and project. The software allows users to arrange video and images freely; change the color, form and position of images; synchronize 3-D sound; or animate 3-D objects.
Since its introduction in 2004, Pandoras Box from coolux Media Systems has been adopted around the world, playing an integral role in major awards shows; productions by leading TV networks; live corporate events and high-profile trade shows; gallery and museum installations; and in theater, opera, and musicals as a single, cost-effective tool for merging digital lighting video displays and video projection into virtually any surface. Short-throw and off-angle projection, as well as screen warping, provide maximum flexibility in creating exceptional design concepts and stunning visual spectacles with minimal setup and maintenance time.
More information about Pandoras Box Media System is available at www.coolux-us.com
About coolux Media Systems
coolux Media Systems is a world-leading provider of award-winning solutions for real-time, on-location media control, compositing, editing, and 3-D image processing. Based in Köln, Germany, with its international office in Agoura, Calif., coolux is preferred by customers around the globe in television/broadcast, touring/concert, performing arts, and architectural markets. coolux's pioneering technology has received numerous awards and accolades including a Primetime Emmy Engineering Plaque. Additional information is available at www.coolux-us.com