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Network Electronics wins Silver in Broadcast Engineering's Excellence contest

Network Electronics has won a silver award from Penton Media's Broadcast Engineering for its entry in the magazines 7th annual Excellence Awards competition.

April 14, 2008 

April 14, 2008, Las Vegas, NV. Network Electronics was presented with a plaque at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, on opening day of the 2008 National Association of Broadcasters for its entry, "XV Pan American Games" in the "new studio technology - network" category.

The Excellence Awards recognize innovation, high-quality design and superior construction in new telco, cable, broadcast and production facilities. Network Electronics chose to submit a description of the system it provided to the XV Pan American Games held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in July 2007. The elaborate network culminated years of planning and preparation to support live simultaneous feeds from geographically dispersed locales. Network Electronics, a leading signal transport equipment manufacturer worked with its Brazilian distributor, Libor, to design and supply the system based around the company's Flashlink fiber optical transport platform to accommodate situations requiring a mix of high and standard definition gear and long-haul transmission.

Entries take the form of brief, descriptive articles, and are published in the magazine's December issue supplement, The Digital Reference Guide. Broadcast Engineering's readers serve as judges and are encouraged to vote for their favorite submissions online at Broadcast Engineer's Web site. This year's winners were chosen from a pool of 45 submissions that originated from the facilities themselves, or from vendors and manufacturers that were instrumental in building, fabricating or providing equipment. Winning entries are featured in the magazine's special March NAB Preview issue