Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID) recently announced that it won two technical achievement
awards at the 32nd Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards.
Presented at the 2017 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California on January 21, the
awards celebrated the best in pro audio and sound recording, with 180 nominees
vying for 31 technical and creative awards. Avid Pro Tools®, the industry-standard
digital audio workstation software, won the award for best Workstation
Technology/Recording Devices, while the portable, affordable Pro Tools | Dock
surface, won the award for best Audio Apps & Hardware/Peripherals for

Presented annually by the NAMM Foundation, the NAMM TEC Awards recognize the
individuals, companies and technical innovations behind the sound of recordings,
live performances, films, television, video games and other media. Nominees are
chosen by a panel of professionals and thought leaders from all areas of the audio
and sound production industry, and voting is open to prominent professional audio
and music industry organizations, including the Producers & Engineers Wing of the
Recording Academy and the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE).

“We’re honoured and pleased to receive these two prestigious technology awards
voted for by our preeminent community of audio and music industry professionals,’
said Avid Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Louis Hernandez, Jr. “We’re
dedicated to continuous innovation through our ongoing commitment to listen
closely to our customers and deliver the industry’s best and most comprehensive
creative tools and production workflows to meet their demanding creative, technical
and business needs.’

Powered by the Avid MediaCentral® Platform, the industry’s most open, tightly
integrated and efficient platform designed for media, the fully cloud-enabled Pro
Tools application gives award-winning artists, creative teams and the world’s
largest media companies the tools they need to create without bounds and cut
through the noise in a crowded market. Flexible deployment models and affordable
licensing options give customers the widest choice in how they acquire and use Pro

Pro Tools | Dock is a portable and affordable ergonomic surface that provides
intelligent, versatile studio control, giving users the power and control to create
better sounding mixes more efficiently. Working together with an iPad running the
free Pro Tools | Control app, it gives users the access, integration and precision
they need to edit and mix projects faster.