Disney, TW among Tech Emmy honorees

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Disney.com's Xtreme Digital, an interactive service that combines social networking, chat and video, was nominated for two Technology & Engineering Emmys, announced Monday.

The service is up for advances in creation of nontraditional programs or platforms and for best "on demand" technology over broadband networks for active "lean forward" viewing. Nominations were handed out in 11 categories, including the areas of interactive television, on-demand television and the Internet as well as personal media display and presentation technology.

Meanwhile, winners in six categories were announced Monday, among them were Time Warner's CNN and Time Warner Cable. The 59th annual Technology & Engineering Emmys will be handed out Jan. 7 during CES in Las Vegas.

Nominees

Best Use Of Commercial Advertising on Stand-Alone Broadband Devices (Personal Computers)

Anything Goes Program
JWT

Extreme Diet Coke and Mentos Experiments
The Coca-Cola Company/EepyBird.com

The L Word in Second Life
Showtime Networks/Electric Sheep Company

Best Use for Creation and Distribution of Interactive Commercial Advertising Delivered Through Multi-Channel Broadband Devices (Digital Set Top Boxes)

Rbk Monday Night Football Experience
Brightline iTV/Reebok International

Axe Boost Your E.S.P. Interactive Channel Experience
Brightline iTV/Unilever

Synchronous Enhancement of Original Television Content For Interactive Use (Two Screen Environment TV /PC or TV / Mobile Device)

MLB.com GameDay with Pitch - F/X
MLBAM

March Madness on Demand
CBSSports.com/CBS Sports

RaceView on NASCAR.com
Turner Sports/Sportvision

MLB Extra Innings Interactive
DIRECTV

Creation of Non-Traditional Programs or Platforms

Disney.com DXD
Walt Disney Internet Group

Nike +
R/GA

MTV's Virtual Laguna Beach
MTV Networks

Best Use of Personal Media Display and Presentation Technology (PSP, Cell Phone, Personal Media Player, Mobile Devices)


MobiTV Interactive
MobiTV Inc.

ESPN MVP
ESPN

Bravo To Go
Bravo

Best Use of "On Demand" (Consumer Scheduled or Programmed) Technology Over Broadband Networks For Active "lean-forward" Viewing (PC)


Denver's Favorite Animal
Grey Worldwide

PGA.com Pipeline
Turner Sports

Disney.com XD
Walt Disney Internet Group

MLB Mosaic
Ensequence/MLB.TV

Best Use of "On Demand" (Consumer Scheduled or Programd) Technology Over Broadband Networks For Passive "lean-backward" Viewing (TV)

Switched Digital Video: Revolutionizing TV
Time Warner Cable/BigBand Networks

Vongo TV
Starz Entertainment, LLC

Adoniss 2
TVN Entertainment

Winners

ATSC Broadcast Transmission System RF Filters
ERI
Dielectric
Harris
MCI

Development, productization, and commercialization of interactive Video-on-Demand (VOD) two-way infrastructure and signaling,leading to large scale VOD implementations

Time Warner Cable
Scientific Atlanta
N2 Broadband

Coaxial Cable Technology
AT&T

Pioneering development of a fully monitored fiber optic based digital network for occasional use and full time video services with fully provisioned local video access at shared use sports venues

Vyvx Services

Development and Implementation of an integrated and portable IP-based live, edit and store-and-forward digital newsgathering system

CNN

Monitoring for compliance standards for ATSC & DVB transport streams

Rohde & Schwarz
Tektronix
Thomson
Pixelmetrix
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