Digital Signage Expo® (DSE), the world’s largest and longest running International Conference and Tradeshow dedicated exclusively to digital signage, interactive technology and digital out-of-home networks (DOOH), today announced twenty-eight finalists in a total of nine categories for its Content Awards for 2013. The annual DSE Content Awards recognize originality in content applications tailored specifically for the many and varied global DOOH audiences. Nominees are content developers, whether advertising agencies, network operators or end use network owners.
Chosen by an independent panel of six industry professionals, this year’s Content Award finalists were named from a field of nearly seventy entrants representing eleven countries. Gold, Silver and Bronze Content Awards will be presented in each category at a special awards banquet slated for the opening night of DSE 2012 on Wednesday, March 7th, from 7-9 p.m. at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. DSE will also present its second annual Digital Content of the Year Award selected from among the Gold finalists.
The finalists include:
Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
+ Arsenal Media, for content created for The Discovery Wall
+ Intermedia Touch Inc., for content created for 230-inch Interactive Touch-screen Video Promotion Wall
+ Second Story Interactive Studios, for content created for Vault of the Secret Formula: Bubble-izer
Business, Industry & Government
+ Arsenal Media, for content created for Christie’s New Kitchener Digital Lobby
+ Arsenal Media, for content created for The Fountain of Content
+ Obscura Digital, for content created for Digital Arts Wall, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
Education & Healthcare
+ Arsenal Media, for content created for Wilfrid Laurier’s 100th Anniversary
+ Intermedia Touch Inc., for content created for Miami Children’s Hospital Global Telemedicine Command Center
+ Visix Inc., for content created for University of Iowa College of Public Health-Interactive Wayfinding
+ Insteo, for content created for Vitec Group
+ Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, for content created for MLSE Live
+ Oklahoma City Thunder, for content created for Chesapeake Arena Digital Signage
Food & Beverage
+ Arsenal Media, for content created for The Dee Daa Digital Signage Network
+ Groupe Viva, for content created for Le 2 Pierrots
+ Moe’s Southwest Grill, for content created for Moe’s Southwest Grill Digital Menu Boards
+ Arsenal Media, for content created for The Tourisme Montérégie Experiential Tower
+ Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, for content created for Dolphin “ELLA” Video Content & RFID Reader Project
+ X20 Media, for content created for Cherokee Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa
+ Arsenal Media and Converse Marketing, for content created for The Caterpillar Touchpoint Digital Program
+ Elevate Digital, for content created for Groupon
+ Intelligent Multimedia Ltd., for content created for Guess the TV Show
+ Monster Grupo Creativo S.A. de C.V., for content created fro Banamex S.A.
+ Pearl Media, for content created for Chevy Interactive 3D Projection
+ Vanten K.K., for content created for Ganbatte 365
+ All Things Media LLC, for content created for Mercedes-Benz AMG Visualizer
+ AKQA, for content created for NatWest/Royal Bank of Scotland Group
+ Rose and Thistle Media (pictured, top), for content created for Holt Renfrew 175th Anniversary
+ Inwindow Outdoor, for content created for Beneful Virtual Dog Park/Columbus Circle Interactive Wall
Visual examples of those finalists who submitted video examples of their content can be found HERE.
DSE’s Content Awards were individually assessed and juried on the basis of originality in content applications developed specifically for digital signage by an independent panel of six industry professionals, all of whom have long worked in the digital signage sector and have developed hands-on expertise in many facets of the industry, Judges included:
Nancy Hoffman, Client Relationship Lead, [ADi] Animation Dynamics Inc.
Craig Huff, Graphic Design Manager, Bell Canada at Vancouver Convention Centre
Maria Kozlova, Art Director, mkgrafix.com
Anne White, Principal, Hypehouse
Daniel Wilkins, SVP/Digital Out-of-Home, Wilkins Media Company
Florian Vollmer, SVP Design, Principal, Info Retail Inc.
Registration for DSE’s Fourth Annual Awards Dinner, or any of the DSE 2013 educational events being held February 26-28, 2013, is now available online at www.digitalsignageexpo.net.