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IHS Markit Announces Innovation Awards Winners for Technology at ShowStoppers @ NAB Press Event in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq:INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, has announced winners of the IHS Markit Innovation Awards. Presented Sunday, April 23 at the ShowStoppers NAB press event in Las Vegas, the awards showcased the most innovative technology products submitted by event exhibitors.

Top winner was Western Digital Corporation’s G-Speed Shuttle XL, a transportable 8-bay hardware that offers content creators a high-powered performance storage solution. This drive provides storage for demanding workflows, with the ability to support multi-stream 4K, 8K and VR workflows, as well as RAID 0, 1, 5, 6 and 10 configurations.

V-Nova’s PERSEUS 2, an advanced video encoding software, took runner-up in the awards competition. This compact, bi-directional encoder-decoder dramatically shifts bitrate requirements to enable UHD quality video at HD bitrates, HD at SD bitrates, and SD at sub-audio bitrates.

The next ShowStoppers press event is ShowStoppers @ CE Week, July 12 and 13, in New York City. Exhibitors at the upcoming CE Week event can submit up to three candidate products, technologies and services for IHS Markit Innovation awards. IHS Markit and ShowStoppers will embargo any announcements that should not be public prior to the awards. For more detailed information, visit


About IHS Markit (

IHS Markit (Nasdaq:INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 key business and government customers, including 85 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world’s leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.

About ShowStoppers

Now in its 23rd year, ShowStoppers is the global leader in producing press and business events spanning the US, Europe and Asia. Each event organizes product introductions, sneak previews and demonstrations for selected journalists, bloggers, industry and financial analysts, venture capitalists and business executives. Industry leaders, innovators and startups exhibit to help generate news coverage and product reviews, make new connections, promote brand, and open new markets. ShowStoppers produces events at CES and Mobile World Congress, among others; the official press events at IFA and NAB; and partners with CES and CE Week.

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