Journal "Certificate of Merit" Award Recipients
2009 – Laurence J. Thorpe, Yasuyuki Tomita, and Ken Ito for the paper, “Auto-Focus System for HDTV Field Lenses,” March 2008.
2007—David L. Long and Thomas O. Maier, “Designing Camera Origination Films for Scan-Only Applications in Television and Digital Intermediate,” April 2006.
2006—Hiroshi Shimamoto, Takayuki Yamashita, Noriyuki Koga, Kohji Mitani, Masayuki Sugawara, Fumio Okano, Masato Matsuoka, Jiro Shimura, Isao Yamamoto, Taku Tsukamoto, and Satoshi Yahagi, “An 8k x 4k Ultrahigh-Definition Color Video Camera with 8M-Pixel CMOS Imager,” July/August 2005.
Hideaki Mita, Haruo Ohta, Hideki Ohtaka, Tatsushi Bannai, Tsutomu Tanaka, and Phil Livingston, “A New Solid-State Memory-Based Television Acquisition System,” July/August 2005.
2005—Jean-Pierre Vitton, Steven M. Gerlach, Marian Herz, Susan D. Hill and Alan J. Masson, “Influence of Image Spread on Sound Film Performance,” May/June 2004.
2004—Award not given
2003—Leonard J. Reder and Michael Farris, "A Tour up the Gray Scale Vector of the RGB Color Cube: How Computer Graphics Color Spaces Relate to Digital Video Color Difference Space," July/August 2002.
David Bancroft, "A Very High Bit Rate Data Recorder," October 2002.
2002—Award not given
2001—Charles Fenimore, Stephen Wolf, and John Libert, "Perceptual Effects of Noise in Digital Video Compression," March 2000.
Laurence J. Thorpe, "Technical Aspects of the New World of Multiformat DTV Embodying Progressive, Interlaced, and Segmented Frame Video Format," Sept. 2000.
2000—Award not given.
1999—Al Kovalick, "Referencing Architecture for Digital Video/Audio Transfer and Streaming," August, 1998.
1998—David K. Fibush, "Aspects of Testing in Modern Television Systems," July 1997.
1997—Massimo Visca and Murizio Ardito, "Correlation Between Objective and Subjective Measurements for Video Compressed Systems," Dec. 1996
Katsunori Aoki, Eisuke Nakasu, Ryoichi Yajima, Yasuaki Konatsugu, and Keiichi Kubota, "A Statistical Analysis of MPEG-2 Picture Quality for Television Broadcasting," Nov. 1996.
1996—Randy Conrod, Michel Proulx, and David Strachan, "Digital Video Series," a series of tutorials published in 1995.
1995—Tomlinson Holman, "Motion Picture System Performance: New Studies of the B-Chain," Mar. 1994.
1994—Laurence J. Thorpe, "HDTV and Film - Digitization and Dynamic Range," June 1993.
Arnold M. Lund, "Influence of Image Size and Resolution on Viewing Distance," May 1993.
1993—Kenneth A. Parulski, C. Bradley Hunt, and LeRoy E. DeMarsh, "Source-Adaptive Encoding Options for HDTV and NTSC," Oct. 1992.
1992—Bob Elkind and David Fibush, "Proposal for Error Detection and Handling in Digital Studio Equipment," Dec. 1991.
L. E. DeMarsh, "HDTV Colorimetry," (a summary of the activities of the SMPTE Ad Hoc Group on HDTV Production Colorimetry) Oct. 1991.
1991—Syd Wiles, Frederick Gasoi, and Ed Zwaneveld, "Digital Optical Sound on 35mm Motion Picture Film," Nov. 1990.
N. Egami, T. Yamagishi, S. Okazaki, K. Tanioka, M. Kurashige, K. Oku, and S. Ehata, "High-Sensitivity HDTV Camera Tube with a HARP Target," Sept. 1990.