Video Pioneer Sam Runco Receives Emmy Award
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.
On hand to congratulate Runco on this honor were his family, including wife Lori and children, Sam Jr, Nick and Sarah, and dozens of friends and business associates.
Sam Runco’s Emmy awarded device that he developed, the Arc IV, allowed for the home viewer to manipulate the image on their television screen to display not only the standard square box of television, but also the HDTV image as well as the two most popular movie sizes.