Los Angeles, April 3 – Bruce Lyon, Founder and CEO of Integrated Media Technologies, Inc. (IMT), has been awarded the 2023 Emmy Award for Technology & Engineering for Pioneering the Development of Inexpensive Video Technology for Animation. This honor bestowed by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) highlights Lyon’s significant contributions and enduring impact on the media and entertainment technology industry.

Lyon was recognized for his groundbreaking work developing frame by frame video technology that propelled the animation and visual effects industry with the advantages of video, first to test animation and ultimately to master directly to broadcast quality video recording systems.  This technology was first presented to Disney Animation and became a standard tool used by animators and special effect artists worldwide. The Emmy not only celebrates Lyon’s personal achievements, but also underscores IMT’s DNA as technology innovators in the media and entertainment industry, including IMT’s recent acquisition of Dead Drop Labs.

“Receiving the Emmy is not just a personal milestone but a testament to the innovative spirit that drives IMT.  From the very beginning, we were founded on the premise that technology can transform media and entertainment,” said Lyon. “This recognition reaffirms IMT’s commitment to technology leadership, and I am immensely proud to be leading a team of world class engineers and innovators.”

“We congratulate Bruce Lyon, our founder and CEO on this remarkable achievement. The Emmy Award is an acknowledgement of Bruce’s visionary leadership and the pioneering spirit that lies at the heart of IMT,” said John Zanotti, IMT’s chairman. “We look forward to continuing to innovate and drive technological advancements in the industry, inspired by Bruce’s many technical accomplishments.”