latakoo is honored to be shortlisted for the Impact Award at the IABM Awards 2022.
(Austin, Texas) Novemeber 23, 2022 – latakoo has been named as a finalist in the Impact Award category in the IABM 2022 Awards.
The honor recognizes a media or technology company that has made a significant impact for the greater good in a niche, local or global community.
latakoo is a software solution that enables journalists, video producers and content creators to send, receive and collaborate with large video files over the internet regardless of bandwidth.
When asked about the biggest challenge that the company is facing at a panel of technology leaders during the IBC 2022 Show in Amsterdam, latakoo’s Co-founder and President Jade Kurian said, “The proliferation of credible information.”
Dedicated journalists all over the world are pumping factual, timely and often life-saving information into latakoo, which is critical to communities big and small.
In its entry for the Impact Award, latakoo gave examples of critical moments when journalists relied on latakoo technology while telling impactful stories.
These include reports covering mass shootings, deadly hurricanes, and the war in Ukraine.
“The fact is that lives are changed and improved by good journalism,” said Paul Adrian, Co-founder and CEO of latakoo. “We make it possible to get the story out from anywhere in the world, even from inside of conflict zones, despite the challenges of internet connectivity or geopolitics. latakoo gives journalists a powerful tool to take their stories to the masses.”
Winners of the IABM Awards 2022 will be announced at a ceremony on December 1.
latakoo is the fastest, easiest way and most secure way to transfer high-quality video files from anywhere to anywhere, regardless of file size or Internet connection. Based in Austin, Texas, the company was founded in 2010 by two award-winning journalists (Paul Adrian and Jade Kurian) for journalists. latakoo enables professional broadcasters and production companies to automate delivery of video content to different asset managers and digital platforms and ingest or playout servers seamlessly. latakoo’s clients are some of the world’s largest media organizations, including Nexstar Media Group and Euronews. In 2020, The International Trade Association for the Broadcast & Media Industry (IABM) named latakoo its Company of the Year and selected latakoo President Jade Kurian as a finalist for its Technology Leader of the Year award.