2011 DSA Industry Excellence Awards

DSA-Award-logoThe Digital Screenmedia Association recently announced the winners of the inaugural DSA Industry Excellence Awards, which honor the best in digital signage, mobile, and self-service kiosk technology deployments across all vertical market segments.

“We were extremely proud of the high caliber of entries for our first year in launching the awards,” said David Drain, DSA executive director. “As you review the award-winning entries and watch the videos on our Web site, you will discover innovative and effective uses of screen media technology for the benefit of the customers and the organizations that deployed them.”

Click here for more information and videos from the winning entries.

The winners are:

Industry Deployer of the Year

Jared Miller, managing director, Self-Service & Emerging Technology, United Airlines

Network Operator of the Year

Care Media Holdings Corp.


Screenmedia Integration Award

Royal Caribbean International, submitted by Four Winds Interactive


Best Entertainment/Gaming Deployment – Digital Signage

Project: SSL Digital Cinema

Client: Screencast (SSL)

Submitted by: Super Red


Best Government/Education/Non-Profit Agency Deployment – Digital Signage

Project: Vanderbilt University

Library Client: Anode

Submitted by: vislogix


Best Healthcare Deployment – Digital Signage

Project: Care Media Networks

Client: Care Media Holdings Corp.

Submitted by: EnQii

Also contributing: Saddle Ranch Productions


Best Restaurant/Food Service Deployment – Digital Signage

Project: Zippy’s Digital Menu Boards

Client: Pacific Digital Signs

Submitted by: NEC Display Solutions


Best Retail Deployment – Digital Signage

Project: Rogers Feature Phones

Client: Rogers Communications Inc.

Submitted by: Cineplex Digital Solutions


Best Travel/Hospitality Deployment – Digital Signage

Project: Digital signage and interactive wayfinding

Client: Royal Caribbean International

Submitted by: Four Winds Interactive


Best Other Deployment (industry not listed) – Digital Signage

Project: iShowroom

Client: Chrysler Group, LLC

Submitted by: Wireless Ronin Technologies


Best Travel/Hospitality Deployment – Mobile

Project: Continental Airlines mobile application

Client: United Airlines

Submitted by: United Airlines


Best Entertainment/Gaming Deployment – Self-Service Kiosk

Project: Union Bank “Game Face”

Client: Inwindow Outdoor

Submitted by: Inwindow Outdoor and Dentsu America


Best Government/Education/Non-Profit Agency Deployment – Self-Service Kiosk

Project: Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

Client: Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Submitted by: Float4 Interactive

Also contributing: Sensory Interactive, Zebra Dog, R2W, Christie Digital


Best Healthcare Deployment – Self-Service Kiosk

Project: SoloHealth Station

Client: SoloHealth, LLC

Submitted by: Frank Mayer & Associates

Best Retail Deployment – Self-Service Kiosk

Project: F i.d. o Pet Tag Engraving Kiosk

Client: PETCO

Submitted by: The Hillman Group

Also contributing: AtomDesign


Best Travel/Hospitality Deployment – Self-Service Kiosk

Project: B-Cycle Bike Sharing Kiosk

Client: B-Cycle

Submitted by: KIOSK Information Systems

Best Other Deployment – Self-Service Kiosk

Project: Smile Activated Vending Machine

Client: Unilever Holdings Italy

Submitted by: SapientNitro