Mosaic awards

NCSA Mosaic™ is a window on the ever-expanding world of online information, bringing the most advanced multimedia networked information resources to any user's fingertips. As a distributed hypermedia browser designed for information discovery and retrieval, NCSA Mosaic provides a unifed interface to the diverse protocols, data formats, and information archives used on the Internet.

NCSA Mosaic has been recognized throughout business, industry, and academia as an award-winning product.

InfoWorld Magazine's Industry Achievement Award 1993 Product of the Year

the InfoWorld Trophy InfoWorld Magazine's editors named NCSA Mosaic the 1993 Product of the Year in Bob Metcalfe's Industry Achievement Award category.

"Our editors' Product of the Year Awards recognize superior achievement in 11 categories of personal computer hardware, software, and networking products. Coming as it does form men and women with a thorough, objective understanding of personal computer and networking technologies, your Award represents a unique mark of excellence for your very distinguished product," states Stewart Alsop, Editor-in-Chief.


The 1994 MacUser-ZiffNet/Mac Shareware Award for Telecommunications

The MacUser-ZiffNet Trophy NCSA Mosaic has been awarded the 1994 MacUser-ZiffNet/Mac Shareware Award for Telecommunications during the Third Annual MacUser/Ziff-Davis Interactive Shareware Awards ceremony at the August 3rd Macworld Expo in Boston.


The 1994 Dvorak PC Telecommunications Excellence Award for Outstanding Multimedia Internet Utility

The John Dvorak Trophy John Dvorak and Dennis Hayes presented the 1994 Dvorak PC Telecommunications Excellence Award for Outstanding Multimedia Internet Utility to NCSA Mosaic on Saturday, August 20th, 1994, in Atlanta, GA.

The Dvorak PC Telecommunications Excellence Awards are presented by Mr. Dvorak and Hayes Microcomputer Products to "pioneers whose vision and commitment to telecommunications and online activities have helped increase the vibrant, expanding network of ideas and information that exists today." Accepting the award were five representative members of the NCSA Mosaic staff (Larry Jackson, Briand Sanderson, Terry MacLaren, Kim Stephenson, and Alan Braverman) as well as three former developers (Marc Andreesen and Eric Bina of Netscape Communications Corp., and Chris Wilson of Spry, Inc.).


PC Computing MVP 1994—Online Services

The PC Computing Most Valuable Product Trophy NCSA Mosaic won a "Most Valuable Product" award from PC Computing magazine (a Ziff-Davis publication) Sunday evening November 13th in a ceremony at Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, NV, during the annual COMDEX convention.

The award to NCSA Mosaic is for the Most Valuable Product in the Communications/Network group, Online Services category. The award was presented by John Montgomery and Yael Li-Ron, both Senior Editors with PC Computing. Other finalists in this category were America Online, Compuserve, and Netcom Online Communications Services' NetCruiser.


PC Magazine Technical Excellence 1994—Communications Software Category

The PC Magazine Trophy PC Magazine (a Ziff-Davis publication) has named NCSA Mosaic as their choice for the 1994 PC Magazine Technical Excellence award in the Communications Software category. The award was presented by Mr. Rick Ayre, Executive Editor, and Mr. Nick Stam, Technical Director for Hardware at PC Magazine Labs, at the eleventh annual awards ceremony on November 14th in Las Vegas, NV, in connection with the COMDEX convention.


PC Magazine, U.K., Technical Innovation Award 1994—Best Client Product

The PC Magazine, U.K., Trophy PC Magazine, U.K. (a Ziff-Davis U.K. Limited publication) has named NCSA Mosaic 2.0 as their choice for the 1994 Best Client Product Award. The award was presented by Mr. Rick Ayre, Executive Editor, and Mr. Andy Redfern, Editor-in-Chief, and Mr. Edward Henning, Director of ZD Labs Europe, at the third annual awards ceremony on November 22nd in London, England. The award was accepted for NCSA by Mr. Dave Raggett of Hewlett-Packard.


IndustryWeek Magazine, Technology of the Year Award, 1994

The Industry Week Trophy IndustryWeek magazine has named NCSA Mosaic as their choice for the 1994 Technology of the Year Award. This second annual award was presented to the NCSA developers by Mr. Charles Day, Editor-in-Chief, at a ceremony on the campus of the University of Illinois, in Urbana-Champaign.


1994 Outstanding Product Award—UNIX application

The December 1994 issue of Unix Review magazine, distributed in advance at COMDEX, gives NCSA Mosaic their Networking Award in their 1994 Outstanding Product Awards for a UNIX application.


The Berkeley Macintosh User's Group Fall 1994 Choice Product Award

The BMUG Award logo The Berkeley Macintosh User's Group (BMUG)—the largest of the Mac Users Groups, with about 12,000 members—has awarded NCSA and the University of Illinois one of their "Fall 1994 Choice Product" awards. The award for NCSA Mosaic was presented at the recent Macworld convention in Boston.


Apple's Cool Tools Award

A panel of Apple Internet users from the Advanced Technology Group of Apple Computer in Cupertino, CA, awarded NCSA a Cool Tools Award for their work on NCSA Mosaic for the Mac.