Awards
Streaming Media Europe 101 - 2013
December 2013
We have again been named to the Streaming Media Europe 101 list of the most influential companies in the European online video market as selected by an expert panel from the European edition of Streaming Media magazine. Digital Rapids was also selected for the inaugural Streaming Media Europe 101 in 2012, as well as to all three years of the U.S. Streaming Media 100 list.
Streaming Media Europe Top 101 Award Logo

NewBay Media Product Innovation Awards
November 2013

Two of our solutions were honored in the inaugural NewBay Media Product Innovation Awards, which recognize outstanding recent product introductions that serve TV, professional video and broadcast/online radio organizations. The StreamZ Live 8000EX integrated broadcast and multiscreen live encoder was selected as a winner, while our Digital Rapids Transcode Manager 2.0 media file transformation software earned Honorable Mention. Evaluation criteria include innovation of concept and design, creative use of technology, price value, and suitability for use in a broadcast TV/radio or professional video environment.

Newbay Media Product Innovation Award

Streaming Media 100 - 2013
October 2013
For the third consecutive year, Streaming Media magazine's panel of industry experts has named us to their annual Streaming Media 100 list, which recognizes the companies that "matter most" and are "doing the most interesting and innovative work in streaming video". As described by the magazine, "in the fiercely competitive streaming media space, these companies are doing jaw-dropping work today and leading us into tomorrow."
Streaming Media 100

TV Technology Europe Superior Technology (STAR) Award
September 2013

Our StreamZ Live 4000EX encoder for advanced live and linear multiscreen applications won a TV Technology Europe STAR Award at the 2013 IBC Conference and Exhibition. The STAR (Superior Technology Award Recipient) Award is designed to celebrate and showcase the preeminent technological innovations available to the broadcast industry. Winners are selected for their technical merits and overall contribution to the industry.

TV Technology Europe Star Award 2013

TV Technology Superior Technology (STAR) Award
April 2013

Our StreamZ Live 8000EX integrated broadcast and multiscreen encoder was honored with the 2013 STAR (Superior Technology Award Recipient) Award, presented by the editorial staff of TV Technology magazine at the 2013 NAB Show. Now celebrating its 13th anniversary, the STAR Award is designed to recognize the outstanding technological innovations available to the broadcast industry. A panel of judges consisting of TV Technology editors, columnists and industry experts selected the winners for "demonstrating their ability to help advance the acquisition and distribution of entertainment and information across the media spectrum."

TV Technology Star Award 2013

Streaming Media Europe 101 - 2012
December 2012
An expert panel from the European edition of Streaming Media magazine has selected us to the inaugural Streaming Media Europe 101 list of "the 101 most important companies in the European online video space", complementing our earlier selection to the U.S. edition of the list.
Streaming Media Europe Top 101 Award Logo

Greater Toronto's Top Employers
November 2012
Digital Rapids has been selected as one of the Greater Toronto Area's top employers for 2013. This special designation recognizes the Greater Toronto employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.
Greater Toronto's Top Employers Award

2012 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Award
November 2012

Our StreamZ Live family of multiscreen streaming encoders won the 2012 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Award in the “MSO - OTT Solution” category. Now in their sixth year, the Readers’ Choice Awards are held annually by Streaming Media magazine to honor the leading online video solutions as voted by end-users.

Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards 2012

Streaming Media 100 - 2012
October 2012
A panel of 11 online video industry experts has named us to the second Streaming Media 100 list, which identifies the 100 companies with the greatest impact on the online video ecosystem. The Streaming Media 100 list is published annually by Streaming Media magazine, and is comprised of companies from all segments of the online video industry. Digital Rapids was also named to the first list in 2011.
Streaming Media 100

CSI Award — Best Workflow/Asset Management/Automation Solution
September 2012

Our Digital Rapids Transcode Manager 2.0 high-volume media processing software won the 2012 CSI Award for Best Workflow/Asset Management/Automation Solution. Celebrating their tenth year, the CSI Awards are among the most prestigious and competitive technology awards in the industry, designed to recognize and reward innovation and excellence in the cable, satellite, broadcast, IPTV, telco, Internet/online/OTT video, mobile TV and associated sectors. While organized by CSI magazine, the awards are judged independently of CSI by a panel of experts that includes practicing and former heads of engineering and operations from some of the world's most important network operators; well-respected consultants; and senior industry analysts.

CSI Award Winner 2012

Deluxe Outstanding Technical Achievement Award
June 2012

Digital Rapids has been honoured as the recipient of the 2012 Deluxe Outstanding Technical Achievement Award. The award recognizes Digital Rapids' technical innovation in developing solutions and technology that further the ability of content creators and owners to effectively engage their audience. The award was presented during a special luncheon during the Banff World Media Festival.

Rockie Awards Logo

2011 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Award
November 2011

The 2011 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards presented Digital Rapids’ StreamZ Live ABR adaptive streaming encoder with the award in the Over-the-Top (OTT) Video Solution category. The awards recognized StreamZ Live ABR as the leading streaming and online video solution as judged by end users, rather than the magazine staff.

Streaming Media Readers Choice

Streaming Media 100 - 2011
October 2011
Streaming Media magazine selected us as one of the inaugural Streaming Media 100, "the 100 companies that matter most in online video." The Streaming Media 100 identifies the most important, most innovative, and most impactful companies across all aspects of the online video ecosystem.
Streaming Media 100

TV Technology Europe Superior Technology (STAR) Award
September 2011
Version 2.0 of our Digital Rapids Transcode Manager high-volume, automated media processing software received a 2011 STAR (Superior Technology Award Recipient) Award, given by the editorial staff of TV Technology Europe magazine at the 2011 IBC Conference and Exhibition. The STAR Award is designed to celebrate and showcase the preeminent technological innovations available to the broadcast industry.TV Technology Europe's editor reviewed a variety of products, examined the technical applications and their overall contribution to the industry, and then chose the winners.
TVTEU Star Award

TVBEurope 'Best of IBC2011' Editors' Award
September 2011
Our Digital Rapids Transcode Manager 2.0 high-volume, automated media processing software won a TVBEurope "Best of IBC2011" Editors' Award. The "Best of IBC2011" Editors' Awards are chosen by the combined editorial teams behind TVBEurope magazine and the official show publication, The IBC Daily. The publications' editors and writers searched IBC for the smartest and most game-changing new products being launched into the European market at the show.
TVBEurope IBC Award

INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award
February 2011
Our StreamZHD Live ABR adaptive streaming encoder was honored as a recipient of a 2010 Product of the Year Award from INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine. The INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Awards recognize solutions for quality, innovation, advancing IP communication technologies and meeting real needs in the marketplace.
2010 Internet Telephony Award

FOUR — 2010 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards
November 2010
Four of our solutions were honored with 2010 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards as the top products in their categories -- the first time that any company has won four such awards in the same year. Our StreamZHD live and on-demand encoding system was voted as the best high definition (HD) hardware encoder, while our standard-definition StreamZ was named best SD hardware encoder. The Digital Rapids Transcode Manager enterprise-class, automated transcoding software won in the 'Encoding Software over $1000' category, and TouchStream was recognized as the top portable live encoding appliance.  The Readers' Choice Awards are held annually by Streaming Media magazine and recognize the leading streaming and online video solutions, services, companies and innovations as judged by end users, rather than the magazine staff.
Streaming Media Readers Choice

CSI Award — Best Web TV Technology or Service
September 2010
Our StreamZHD Live ABR adaptive streaming encoder was honored with the CSI Award for 'Best Web TV Technology or Service for 2010. The CSI Awards are regarded as one of the most competitive and comprehensive technology awards, rewarding excellence in the cable, satellite, terrestrial broadcasting and IPTV sectors. Organized by CSI magazine (formerly known as Cable & Satellite International), the awards are judged independently of CSI by a panel of experts that includes practicing and former heads of engineering and operations from some of the world's most important network operators; well-respected consultants; and senior industry analysts.
CSI 2010 Award

TV Technology Europe Superior Technology (STAR) Award
September 2010
Our newest models of the StreamZHD Live ABR adaptive streaming encoder with Flux hardware received a Superior Technology (STAR) Award from TV Technology Europe magazine at IBC 2010. The STAR Award is designed to celebrate and showcase the preeminent technological innovations available to the broadcast industry. TV Technology Europe's editors and writers reviewed a variety of products, examined the technical applications and their overall contribution to the industry, and then chose the winners.
TVTE Star Award

Frost & Sullivan Market Share Leadership Award and Hot Company Watchlist
World Broadband Video Transcoders Market - 2009

Global analyst firm Frost & Sullivan awarded Digital Rapids a 2009 Market Share Leadership Award for its excellence in attaining its current leadership position in the broadband transcoding market. Frost & Sullivan also selected Digital Rapids to its Hot Company Watchlist, which recognizes companies having tremendous potential for growth over the next 12 months due to their current initiatives and strategies. Read more.

Frost Market Share Award

2009 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Award
November 2009
Our versatile StreamZHD multi-format encoding, transcoding and live streaming system for live and on-demand HD and SD content was named top Hardware Encoder (HD) in the 2009 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards. The Readers' Choice Awards are held annually by Streaming Media magazine and recognize the leading streaming and online video solutions, services and innovations as judged by end users, rather than the magazine staff. Over 200 products, companies and services competed in the 2009 awards.
Streaming Media Readers Choice

Vidy Award (Best of Show) - NAB 2009
April 2009
Our TouchStream live video streaming appliance won a Best of Show Vidy Award from Videographymagazine at the 2009 NAB Show. The Best of Show Vidy Awards recognize outstanding achievement in the advancement of the art and science of video technology. A select panel of engineers, editors and production and post professionals joined the magazine staff to judge the Best of Show awards forVideography, which is published by NewBay Media. The Videography Vidy Awards is the longest-running NAB awards program.
Videography Award

Broadcast India 'Most Innovative Product' Award
October 2008
Our TouchStream live streaming appliance was named the Most Innovative Product at the Broadcast India exhibition. The annual Broadcast India exhibition and conference welcomes over 22,000 visitors from India and abroad. It covers broadcast, film, audio, radio, IPTV, mobile TV and its related fields, and offers attendees the opportunity to explore the latest state-of-the-art equipment and technology.

IBC Innovation Award
September 2008
Digital Rapids received a prestigious IBC2008 Innovation Award for our contribution to the MICAH multi-format, digital media production workflow at leading global media and entertainment company NBC Universal. The award win in the Content Management category is shared between NBC Universal, Digital Rapids and a fellow technology supplier. The IBC Innovation Awards, presented at the annual IBC Conference and Exhibition in Amsterdam, celebrate the partnership between technology companies and users, with winners having demonstrated innovative and cost-effective solutions to technical, commercial or creative challenges. Read more.
IBC 2008 Award

Broadcast Engineering Pick Hit
September 2008
Our TouchStream live streaming appliance was honored at IBC2008 with a Broadcast Engineering Pick Hit award. The Broadcast Engineering Pick Hit awards are the industry's longest-running new product technology awards, with a 24-year history. The judges are professionals in the broadcast, post and network and satellite industries who remain anonymous throughout the judging process to protect the integrity of the awards. Winning products are judged to have a positive impact on the intended user's everyday work, and to offer substantial improvement over previous technology at a price within the reach of the intended users
Pick Hit Award

TV Technology Europe Superior Technology (STAR) Award
September 2008
Our TouchStream live streaming appliance received a Superior Technology (STAR) Award from TV Technology Europe magazine at IBC2008. The TV Technology Europe STAR Award (Superior Technology Award Recipient) is designed to celebrate and showcase the preeminent technological innovations available to the broadcast industry. TV Technology Europe's editor reviewed a variety of products, examined the technical applications and their overall contribution to the industry, and then chose the winners.
TVTE Star Award

TVBEurope 'Best of IBC2008' Editor's Award
September 2008
TVBEurope magazine recognized the TouchStream live streaming appliance with a 'Best of IBC2008' Editor's Award. The 'Best of IBC2008' Editor's Awards are chosen by the combined editorial teams behind TVBEurope magazine and the official show publication, The IBC Daily. The editors searched IBC for the most innovative new products that demonstrated the potential to make or save money for end users – not just clever technology for technology’s sake.
TVBE IBC 2008 Award

Frost & Sullivan Customer Value Enhancement and Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Awards
World Video Encoders and Transcoders Market - 2008
Highly-respected global research firm Frost & Sullivan honored Digital Rapids with the 2008 Customer Value Enhancement and Entrepreneurial Company of the Year awards for the World Video Encoders and Transcoders Market. Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Digital Rapids was one of only three companies to receive 2008 Best Practices Awards in the World Video Encoders and Transcoders Market, and the only one to earn dual-award honors. Read more.
Frost Sullivan Awards

PROFIT 100 — Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies
June 2007
Digital Rapids was recognized by PROFIT Magazine as ranking fourth in the 2007 PROFIT 100 ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies. Ranking Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the PROFIT 100 profiles the country's most successful growth companies, and is Canada's largest annual celebration of entrepreneurial achievement.
Profit 100

Streaming Media Magazine Editor's Pick
March 2007
Our StreamZ studio media encoding server was selected as a 2007 Editors' Pick by Streaming Media Magazine. The selections recognize noteworthy products and services in the dynamic streaming media market. "In a banner year for innovation, these are the products and technologies that stand out from the crowd," wrote Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen, Streaming Media editor. "With support for all major formats, and available in multiple configurations – including digital/analog and HD models – the StreamZ series of servers are perhaps the most versatile and powerful out there."
Streaming Media Editors Pick