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 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:

There has never been a person more deserving of receiving the honor of being inducted into the CE Hall of Fame than Sam Runco. Not just a visionary in the world of home theater and projection systems, but a true evangelist for what the real experience and emotional impact of a properly designed home theater system can bring to a family or individual.

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