Digital Screenmedia Association Announces 2012 DSA Industry Excellence Award Winners

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The 2012 DSA Industry Excellence Awards, which recognize the best digital signage, mobile, self-service and interactive kiosk technology projects were presented recently at an event in conjunction with Customer Technology Engagement World.

Ritch Shamey, Monster Media, DSA, Digital Signage, DOOH, 2012 Network Operator of the Year

Jared Miller (left), new DSA President from United Airlines presents Ritch Shamey (right) of Monster Media with the 2012 DSA Network Operator of the Year Award,

Our mission is to advance the growth and excellence of digital screenmedia and these award-winning projects provide outstanding examples of what an effective customer engagement technology project looks like.

The Digital Screenmedia Association has announced the winners of its DSA Industry Excellence Awards, which honors the best digital signage, mobile and self-service kiosk technology deployments across all vertical market segments.

The awards were presented during a gala event at The City Club of San Francisco, in conjunction with the Customer Engagement Technology World trade show and conference.

The 2012 winners are:

Network Operator of the Year
Monster Media

Industry Deployer of the Year
George Yunis, ARAMARK

Screenmedia Integration Award
SoloHealth Station by SoloHealth

Best Corporate Communications Deployment – Self-Service / Interactive Kiosks
Project: Kiosk solution for delivery confirmation at Deacero metal processing facility
Client: Deacero
Submitted by: Alveni

Best Digital Out-of-Home Campaign Deployment – Self-Service / Interactive Kiosks
Project: Kraft Diji-Touch
Client: Kraft Foods
Submitted by: Intel Corporation

Best Financial Services Deployment – Self-Service / Interactive Kiosks
Project: Digital Marketing & Merchandising Network
Client: Zions Bank
Submitted by: Broadcast International
Also contributing: Thomas Arts

Best Healthcare Deployment – Self-Service / Interactive Kiosks
Project: Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Interactive "PLAY" experience
Client: Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital at Memorial West
Submitted by: vislogix
Also contributing: Creative Arts Unlimited

Best Retail Deployment – Self-Service / Interactive Kiosks
Project: Digital HearMe Sound Station
Client: Build-A-Bear Workshop
Submitted by: Nanonation

Best Travel/Hospitality Deployment – Self-Service / Interactive Kiosks
Project: ComQi & CTM’s Ettractions.com ExploreBoard
Client: CTM Media Group Inc.
Submitted by: ComQi

Best Digital Out-of-Home Campaign Deployment – Digital Signage
Project: ASICS New York City Marathon Campaign
Client: ASICS
Submitted by: Inwindow Outdoor
Also contributing: CBS Outdoor, Vitro and OAG

Best Entertainment/Gaming Deployment – Digital Signage
Project: Georgia Aquarium Digital Box Office Solution
Client: Georgia Aquarium
Submitted by: Allure Global Solutions

Best Financial Services Deployment – Digital Signage
Project: Digital Marketing & Merchandising Network
Client: Zions Bank
Submitted by: Broadcast International
Also contributing: Thomas Arts

Best Government Deployment – Digital Signage
Project: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center Marquee and Video Wall
Client: Massachusetts Convention Center Authority
Submitted by: Sensory Interactive
Also contributing: Daktronics, Utile

Best Healthcare Deployment – Digital Signage
Project: Saint Luke's Hospital History and Donor Walls
Client: Saint Luke's Health System
Submitted by: Sensory Interactive
Also contributing: R2W, Forcade Associates

Best Corporate Communication Deployment – Digital Signage
Project: Joy Mining Machinery Signage (Black Box iCOMPEL)
Client: Joy Mining Machinery
Submitted by: Black Box

Best Food Service Deployment – Digital Signage
Project: Restaurant Associates at the American Museum of Natural History
Client: Compass Group Restaurant Associates
Submitted by: ComQi

Best Retail Deployment – Digital Signage
Project: Westfield Olympic Mall London by Esprit Digital
Client: Westfield Shoppingtowns Ltd.
Submitted by: Esprit Digital Ltd.

Best Travel Deployment – Digital Signage
Project: Washington State Ferries
Client: Washington State Ferries
Submitted by: Four Winds Interactive

Best Digital Out-of-Home Campaign Deployment – Mobile
Project: Screach Interactive Mulitplayer Billboard Game
Client: Swiftcover.com Insurance
Submitted by: Screenreach Interactive
Also contributing: Ocean Outdoor

Best Entertainment Deployment – Mobile
Project: X2O Rogers Cup Experience
Client: Cisco Systems
Submitted by: X2O Media

Best Retail Deployment – Mobile
Project: The Smart Antenna
Client: PinPoint Media Group
Submitted by: iSIGN Media Corp.

Best Travel Deployment – Mobile
Project: Copa Airlines Goes Mobile
Client: Copa Airlines
Submitted by: NCR Corporation

"The quality of the submissions was really high this year," said David Drain, DSA Executive Director. "Our mission is to advance the growth and excellence of digital screenmedia and these award-winning projects provide outstanding examples of what an effective customer engagement technology project looks like."

A prestigious panel of judges was assembled for the DSA awards:

Self-Service Kiosk Award Judges

Sarah Canepa Bang, President/COO, FSCC
Jeff Kent, Chief Technology Officer , Cineplex Entertainment
Dan LaFayette, Sr. Solutions Research Analyst, Lowe's
Faith MacPherson, Director HR Transactional Services, Avery Dennison
Jared Miller, Managing Director - Self-Service & Emerging Technology, United Airlines
Jennifer Nye, Associate Manager, Retail Channel Marketing, Kohler
Frank Roscoe, Director of SSM Division, Qpay
Janet Webster, President, Creative Solutions Consulting

Digital Signage Award Judges

Lyle Bunn, Strategy Architect, BUNN Co.
Magda Gonzalez , Marketing Manager , Westfield Media Group
Pat Hellberg, Owner, Kaicon
Polly Hillert, Corporate Communications, USAA
Eric Himes , Director, Digital Media Services, Marshall University
Gary Kayye, Founder, rAVe [Publications]
Mark Lopez, Director of Digital, Two West
Cindy Lycans, Center Operations Program Mgr, U-Haul International
Joe Matriss, Managing Director, Park Cast Network
Shonan Noronha, Editor, IT AV Report
Barnaby Page, Editor, Screenmediamag.com
Sean Scott, President, SIGNINDUSTRY.com
Ken Werner, Principal, Nutmeg Consultants
Russell Young, Director, Strategic Alliances, SapientNitro

Mobile Award Judges

Lyle Bunn, Strategy Architect, BUNN Co.
Sarah Canepa Bang, President/COO, FSCC
Mike Cearley, SVP, Digital Strategy, Fleishman-Hillard
Jared Miller, Managing Director - Self-Service & Emerging Technology, United Airlines
Dave Soper, Innovation Officer , Lincoln Financial Group
Janet Webster, President, Creative Solutions Consulting
James Wester, Editor, MobilePaymentsToday.com

About the Digital Screenmedia Association (DSA)
With over 650 members, DSA is an independent, not-for-profit trade association whose purpose is to advance the growth and excellence of the global digital signage, interactive kiosk and mobile community through advocacy, education and networking. Members include users of digital screenmedia in all vertical markets, as well as manufacturers, resellers and distributors of hardware and software, network operators, integrators, advertising agencies, consultants, analysts, publishers, tradeshow organizers and service companies. See http://www.digitalscreenmedia.org.

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