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Jury for HbbTV Awards 2021 announced

Geneva, October 18, 2021 – The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing open standards for advanced interactive TV services through broadcast and broadband networks to connected TV sets and set-top boxes, is proud to announce that the jury has been appointed for the HbbTV Awards 2021.

The jury members are:

  • Robert Briel, Broadband TV News
  • Paul Gray, Omdia
  • Vincent Grivet, Salto
  • Marc Hankmann, Freelance Journalist
  • Madeleine Noland, ATSC
  • Jason Power, Dolby
  • Xavier Redon, Cellnex

“We are excited about the panel of international high-profile industry executives and experts who will assess the entries of this year’s HbbTV Awards. The strong interest by industry players in taking part in the competition reflects the important role of the HbbTV specifications in creating a compelling viewing experience across all platforms,” said Vincent Grivet, Chairman of the HbbTV Association.

The categories for the HbbTV Awards 2021 are:

  • Best HbbTV scale-up project
  • Best technology innovation in an HbbTV product or service
  • Best tool or product for HbbTV service development or delivery
  • Best individual contribution to the HbbTV Association
  • Judges’ award “HbbTV newcomer of the year”

The entries will be judged on their execution, impact and innovation. A shortlist of finalists will be put forward to the jury who will select the winners.

The prizes will be awarded at a prestigious ceremony on November 24, 2021. The event forms part of the 9th HbbTV Symposium and Awards, taking place as an in-person event on November 24-25 in Paris, France. All finalists are invited to attend the awards ceremony.

Details on the HbbTV Symposium and Awards 2021, the conference programme, speakers, sponsors, media partners, event location and recommended hotels can be found at https://www.hbbtv.org/9th-hbbtv-symposium-and-awards-2021/.

Contact HbbTV Association:
Angelo Pettazzi
Chair HbbTV Marketing and Education Working Group (MEWG)
email: angelo.pettazzi@mediaset.it
Tel: +39 02 2514 8355

Press Contact:
Thomas Fuchs
Fuchs Media Consult GmbH
email: tfuchs@fuchsmc.com
Tel: +49 171 4483 168