Sam Runco

The “Godfather of Home Theater” Sam Runco, founder of Runco International, has received an Emmy Award for Pioneering Development and Deployment of Aspect Ratio Control Technologies and Systems For Letterbox Images within Consumer Devices. Runco was awarded the Emmy during the 64th Annual Technology and Engineering Emmy awards held Jan. 10 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas during International CES.

Industry legend Sam Runco received the latest of many honors in his long career last week, when he was named an Emmy Award winner, as part of the 64th Annual Technology and Engineering Emmy Awards.

Industry legend Sam Runco has written a thank you letter on the occasion of his recent induction into the Consumer Electronics Association Hall of Fame. Here is the full text:

The Consumer Electronics Association inducted 11 individuals of proven leadership and innovation to the Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame, including Runco founder Sam Runco. The ceremony was held Tuesday, during the CEA Industry Forum in San Diego, and drew around 500 people. Here are some highlights of the evening (Photos and captions by Jeff O'Heir and Maureen Jenson):

At CEDIA EXPO 2011, the ELF Foundation, the organization responsible for creating Rooms of Magic in childrens' hospitals across the country celebrated 10 years of entertaining hospitalized children with custom theater installations.

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