The annual TEC Awards recognizes and celebrates the individuals, companies and technical innovations behind the sound of recordings, live performances, films, television, video games, and multi-media.
Over 1,000 products and projects were nominated, and final nominees represent those that, in the opinion of the nominating panel, represent superior accomplishment in their respective fields. Nominees include products and technologies from the likes of well-established brands, including Avid, JBL, Native Instruments, Pioneer, Roland, Yamaha and others, and emerging companies, Spitfire Audio, Soyuz Microphones, and United Studio Tech, making the list.
Presented annually as a part of The NAMM Show, this year, the TEC Awards joined Believe in Music Week, held the week of January 18, 2021, where the winners of each category were announced and honored. Other notable changes include the discontinuation of the Audio Education Technology category, with entries moving to either the Audio Application or Software categories, and a temporary pause to nominations for the Tour Event Sound Production category until live touring can resume.
The 2021 TEC Awards for Technical Achievement saw JBL‘s DSi 2.0 winner in the “Amplification Hardware/Studio & Sound Reinforcement” category.
In the category “Microphones – Sound Reinforcement” sE Electronics‘ V Series was the winner.
The winner in the “Large Format Console Technology” category was Solid State Logic‘s ORIGIN.
Allen & Heath‘s Avantis won in the “Small Format Console Technology”.
JBL‘s EON ONE Compact was announced winner in the “Sound Reinforcement Loudspeakers” category.
The Shure Axient Digital AD3 plug-on wireless transmitter was crowned in the “Wireless Technology” category.
HERE you can find a list of all 2021 TEC Awards nominees and winners for Technical & Creative Achievement:
There is also a video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIjCzXzGJdI&feature=emb_logo