AMI Best of Show at IBC2017 – winners revealed

AMI is pleased to reveal the winners of this year’s Audio Media International Best of Show at IBC2017.

Recognising new and outstanding pro-audio equipment exhibited at the event, the awards are open to any company showing a product at the Amsterdam trade fair launched since the 2016 show.

Awards are presented by NewBay publications Audio Media International, Installation, PSNEurope, Radio World International, TVBEurope and TV Technology Global.

The shortlisted products received a visit from a judge at the show in Amsterdam between 15-17 September.

More information can be found at

The winners are:

ANEMAN, Merging Technologies (8.E96)

Completely free and partially open source, the innovative software has already been adopted by several manufacturers and end users due to the networking benefits it offers.

HANDMIC Digital, Sennheiser (8.D50)

Described by the company as "a professional tool delivering professional audio quality for mobile journalism, the HANDMIC Digital offers unique field usability: Like all benchmark reporter’s microphones, it works on the rugged dynamic principle, features an all-metal body and offers extremely low handling noise due to its shock-mounted capsule".

Sonifex AVN-PXH12 2 x 12 Channel Mixer Monitor, Sonifex (8.E91)

"The AVN-PXH12 is a world first," according to Sonifex. "It can simply and effectively simultaneously monitor and mix up to 24 AES67 AoIP sources in a compact 1U rack to a speaker/headphone combination quickly and intuitively."