Valhalla, NY—Kenji Sukeno, the president of Fujifilm Corporation, announced that the company’s Fujinon 4K Cine zoom lenses were awarded a 69th Engineering Emmy Award. The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences bestowed the award.
The Emmy Award was established by the Television Academy in 1948. Since that time, Technical or Engineering Emmys have been presented to an individual, company or organization for engineering developments that considerably improve existing methods or innovations that materially affect the transmission, recording or reception of television. It is among the most prestigious awards in the broadcasting industry.
According to the academy, 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. The lenses have been used in movies and television programs as well as commercial productions globally.
Furthermore, this marks the sixth Emmy granted to Fujifilm. The past awards include: “Development of the new high-speed color negative film, A250 color 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 imager cameras in high-definition formats” in 2005; as well as “the world’s first autofocus system, Precision Focus,” in 2009.
Tapping into its optical, high-precision processing as well as assembly technologies that have been nurtured over the years, Fujifilm offers Fujinon lenses with high quality and image quality. They include a range of Cine lenses, TV lenses and also interchangeable lenses for consumer mirrorless digital cameras. fujifilmusa.com