SYDNEY, 6 November 2017 – FUJINON 4K Cine Zoom Lenses providing imagery in television have been awarded a 69th Engineering Emmy® Award by the Television Academy*.
The Emmy Award was established by the Television Academy in 1948, and Technical or Engineering Emmys have been presented since that time to an individual, company or organisation for engineering developments that considerably improve existing methods or innovations that materially affect the transmission, recording or reception of television. It is the most prestigious award in the broadcasting industry.
Fujifilm’s contribution was highly valued for the high image quality and the evolution of image expression through the development of FUJINON 4K Cine Lenses providing imagery in television. The Lenses with high optical technology and overwhelming depiction power have been used in movies and television programs as well as commercial production around the world.
This will mark the sixth Emmy award granted to Fujifilm. The past awards include: “Development of the new high speed colour negative film A250 Colour Negative Film” in 1982, “Developments in Metal Tape Technology” in 1990, “Implementation in Lens Technology to Achieve Compatibility with CCD sensors” in 1996, “Lens technology developments for solid state imagers cameras in high definition formats” in 2005 and the world’s first autofocus system “Precision Focus” in 2009.
Tapping into its optical, high-precision processing and assembly technologies that have been nurtured over the years, Fujifilm offers FUJINON lenses with high quality and superior image quality including cine lenses, TV lenses as well as interchangeable lenses for mirrorless digital cameras.
*Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
FUJIFILM Australia Pty Ltd is one of 282 worldwide subsidiaries (as of 31 March 2013) owned by FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation which is the world’s largest photographic and imaging company, and one of the best-known and most instantly recognisable global brands. In the Oceania region, Fuji Xerox and FUJIFILM NZ also form part of the corporate family owned by ultimate parent company, FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation.