The International Engineering Consortium (IEC) announced today the winners of its 2006 InfoVision Awards, recognizing the most successfully deployed broadband products in Asia in the past year. The awards -- modeled after those presented at Broadband World Forum Europe -- were presented at IEC's Broadband World Forum Asia 2006, being held this week at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. Winners for access network technologies and services: PacketFront BECS control and provisioning system, Cisco Systems ME 3400 series Ethernet access switches; for broadband appliances, devices and home networking: Scientific-Atlanta Gateway with DVR IPTV set-top model IPN603MCG, Infineon Technologies complete VDSL2 IAD design. Content, entertainment, applications and services: Cascade QualiTVision; Alcatel 5900 applications. Enabling silicon and component-level technologies: Metalink Ltd. WLANPlus, Tandberg Television high-definition intelligent compression engine (HD-ICE) for MPEG-4 AVC and Windows Media 9 series. Metro network technologies and services: Lucent multimedia access platform, Redback Networks SmartEdge 100. Network and services management and operations: Texas Instruments Piqua, SupportSoft service automation suite. Network core innovation and advances: Newport Networks 1460 session border controller, Asia Netcom M-Flex. Wireless broadband: Samsung Electronics Corp. Wi-Bro CPE (Wi-Max modem), KT WiBro; Harmonic Inc. FLXLink T1/E1 commercial services solution.