Digital Signage Expo® (DSE) has announced the independently judged winners of its Digital Content Awards for 2012 at its 3rd Annual Awards Dinner, sponsored this year by the Digital Signage Federation.
More than 200 industry luminaries gathered in a Caesars Palace ballroom on Wednesday evening, March 7, to celebrate the winners of the Gold, Silver and Bronze Content Awards, presented in nine categories from a field of 83 entrants representing eight countries.
In addition, DSE for the first time presented a Digital Content Award of the Year to the judges’ top pick among the Gold Content Award winners.
The annual Digital Signage Expo Content Awards honor innovative and compelling content created for digital signage and digital out-of-home networks.
The 2012 Content Award winners are:
Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
GOLD: iA Interactive for content created for Cinépolis
SILVER: Prism Technologies for content created for Museum of Design Atlanta – Atlanta: Beyond Bricks & Sticks
BRONZE: Saddle Ranch Digital for content created for Martin-Lawrence Galleries
Business, Industry & Government
GOLD: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics for content created for Velocity News Network SILVER: Flixio Studios for content created for CubeSmart Interactive Kiosk
BRONZE: Arsenal Media for content created for Christie Network Operations Center
Education & Healthcare
GOLD: Second Story Interactive Studios for content created for University of Oregon Ford Alumni Center
SILVER: Gilmore Group for content created for Walgreens’ “Arm Yourself” Campaign
BRONZE: Sistem 9 Medya for content created for CTV
GOLD: Arsenal Media for content created for Miami Dolphins BuzzWall at Sun Life Stadium
SILVER: Orlando Magic for content created for Orlando Magic Digital Signage at Amway Center
BRONZE: Insteo for content created for Activision’s Call of Duty XP Event
Food & Beverage
GOLD: Newroom Media for content created for Holyfields Interactive Self-Service Ordering Kiosk
SILVER: PlayNetwork for content created for Dick’s Last Resort Original Series – Reel World Dicks & Dick’s Quickies
BRONZE: WAND Corp. for content created for Smashburger Corporate Digital Menu Board Initiative
GOLD: Arsenal Media for content created for Montérégie Tourism House
SILVER: Blue Pony Digital for content created for Aria Casino – Jean George Steakhouse
BRONZE: TPW Productions, LLC for content created for Ho-Chunk Gaming More Action
SILVER: Aerva & Kodak for content created for Your New York Minute in Times Square
BRONZE: Groupe ViVA for content created for Cars Trivia
GOLD: Pearl Media for content created for Lexus CT Earth Night 3D
SILVER: Insteo for content created for LA Live – TapouT
BRONZE: Daktronics Creative Services for content created for Samsung ‘Tis the Season Holiday Greeting
GOLD: St. Joseph Content l Alchemy for content created for The Shoppes at Ocean Drive – Romero Britto
SILVER: Kinetik 3D for content created for Southern Comfort Glasses-Free 3D POS Campaign
BRONZE: Insteo for content created for KODI Boutique
And the DSE 2012 Content Award of the Year winner is Second Story Interactive Studios for content created for University of Ford Alumni Center.
Chris Gibbs, President of Exponation LLC, which produces Digital Signage Expo said, “Because innovation and creativity are essential to driving growth in our industry, it is our unique pleasure and privilege to be able to provide a forum that not only nurtures and recognizes these amazing leaps forward, but also one in which all of us can come together and truly appreciate the work that is being produced in our field worldwide. That is why we are pleased to present the 2012 winners who have distinguished themselves in this way.”
Judges for the DSE 2012 Content Awards were Steve Brooks, digital media editor, Creative Realities LLC; Justin Carll, interactive manager, GA.PRC Interactive; Lisa Katz, business development, Never Without; Susie Sanders, digital media editor, Digital Signage Expo; Florian Vollmer, senior vice president, design principal, Info Retail Inc.; Daniel Wilkins, President n2.
Source: Digital Signage Expo