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Digital Video Magazine Announces 2012 NAB Best of Show Black Diamond Winners

Digital Video magazine, published by NewBay Media, announced its Best of Show Black Diamond Awards today at the 2012 NAB Show.

NewBay Media’s Broadcast & Video Group of products, which also includes, Digital Video Expo, and the Creative Planet Network of sites, is uniquely poised to recognize the full spectrum video technology on display here at NAB. A select panel of engineers, editors, and production and post professionals joined the magazine staff to judge the Best of Show awards for Digital Video.

The Digital Video Black Diamond Awards recognize outstanding achievement in the advancement of video technology. The 2012 Black Diamond Award winners are:

1 Beyond Wrangler LTO-5 NetDrive

Adobe Creative Suite 6

Aframe Cloud Video Production Platform

AJA Ki Pro Quad



Autodesk Smoke 2013

Avid Media Composer 6

Blackmagic Design Blackmagic Cinema Camera

Blackmagic Design Teranex 2D and 3D Processors

Canon Cinema EOS Series

Carbon XL 10

Ciphertex CX-10K-NAS

Convergent Design Gemini RAW

Edelkrone FocusPLUS+ and FocusONE

Fujinon PL 19-90 Cabrio

GenArts Sapphire Edge

HP Z1 Workstation



Manfrotto Remote Controls for Canon HDSLRs

Nikon D800

OConnor O-Focus Dual Mini

Panasonic BT-LH1850

PRG TruColor HS


Sachtler Ace

Sony NEX-FS700

Sound Devices PIX 260

TVLogic LVM-074W

Zylight F8

“Our teams searched the NAB show floor for products that were truly deserving of recognition,” says NewBay Media Broadcast & Video Group Vice President & Group Publisher Eric Trabb. “Recognition with an award at NAB from the Broadcast & Video Group is a strong vote of confidence and admiration from this leading industry publication.”

The winners of the 2012 Black Diamond Awards will be featured in the June 2012 issue of Digital Video magazine, as well as online at