The «America's Cup» received five nominations at once for the «EmmyAward». The sailing regatta was recognized by the American Television Academy for the quality of its live broadcasts.
America's Cup already received a major TV award in 2012 for its combination of graphics and live action system called AC LiveLine. Now it may receive a few more: for the official app for watching live broadcasts, for the best soundtrack, for the best live broadcast and for the best team performance.
In addition, AC LiveLine technology was nominated for the second time, as it has been refined and enhanced.
«When we began planning America's Cup broadcasts in 2010, one of our main goals was to create an immersive experience for viewers»," said Stan Haney, director of Technology Services for the America's Cup «» . We were apparently able to accomplish that goal.
The Sports Emmy Awards will be held on May 6 in New York City.