Digital Screenmedia Association Announces 2013 DSA Industry Excellence Award Winners

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The 2013 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 the Digital Screenmedia Symposium in Dallas.

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2013 DSA Industry Excellence Awards

Once again, the bar was raised by this year’s entries,” said David Drain, DSA executive director. “There were some outstanding projects that did not win, which is testament to how fierce the competition was and a compliment to this year’s winners.

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 an awards dinner at the Hilton DFW Lakes, in conjunction with the Digital Screenmedia Symposium.

The 2013 winners are:

Industry Deployer of the Year
Six Flags Entertainment Corp.

Network Operator of the Year
RMG Networks

Screenmedia Integration Award
Project: SportChek Retail Lab    
Client: FGL Sports Ltd.
Submitted by: TELUS Digital Signage

Best Digital Out-of-Home Campaign Deployment - Digital Signage
Project: Times Square Takeover Campaign
Client: Beats By Dre
Submitted by: Aerva

Best Entertainment/Gaming Deployment - Digital Signage
Project: Digital Content Delivery for Match Days    
Client: Fulham Football Club
Submitted by: Enabledware Inc

Best Financial Services Deployment - Digital Signage
Project: Digital Branch
Client: BBVA Bancomer
Submitted by: Kolo Digital Signage

Best Government Deployment - Digital Signage
Project: Digital Signage System    
Client: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Submitted by: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Best Restaurant Deployment - Digital Signage
Project: Burgerville
Client: The Holland, Inc.
Submitted by: Wireless Ronin Technologies

Best Retail Deployment - Digital Signage
Project: "Store of the Future"    
Client: Build-A-Bear Workshop
Submitted by: Build-A-Bear Workshop

Best Travel Deployment - Digital Signage
Project: Terminal 3 Digital Signage
Client: McCarran International Airport    
Submitted by: Four Winds Interactive

Best Corporate Communications Deployment - Self-Service / Interactive Kiosks
Project: The Aramco Experience    
Client: Aramco Services Company
Submitted by: ZEBRADOG
Also contributing: FLOAT4 Interactive

Best Digital Out-of-Home Campaign Deployment - Self-Service / Interactive Kiosks
Project: Choose Your Subaru Adventure    
Client: Subaru of America
Submitted by: EWI Worldwide

Best Entertainment/Gaming Deployment - Self-Service / Interactive Kiosks
Project: Teeosk Gaming System
Client: JustOne Golf    
Submitted by: Reevex

Best Financial Services Deployment - Self-Service / Interactive Kiosks
Project: NOVO Experience
Client: Bank Audi
Submitted by: RMG Enterprise Solutions

Best Government/Education/Non-Profit Deployment - Self-Service / Interactive Kiosks
Project: EZtouch Window
Client: Mayport Coastal Sciences Middle School
Submitted by: Vislogix, Inc
Also contributing: DXM Marketing Group

Best Restaurant/Food Service Deployment - Self-Service / Interactive Kiosks
Project: Costa Express Vending Machine
Client: Costa Express
Submitted by: Intel

Best Retail Deployment - Self-Service / Interactive Kiosks
Project: Showroom Digital Media
Client: John Deere
Submitted by: VS Networks

Best Travel Deployment - Self-Service / Interactive Kiosks
Project: Hertz gives self-service a human touch    
Client: The Hertz Corporation
Submitted by: NCR Corporation

“Once again, the bar was raised by this year’s entries,” said David Drain, DSA executive director. “There were some outstanding projects that did not win, which is testament to how fierce the competition was and a compliment to this year’s winners.”

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

Digital Signage Award Judges

  •     Lyle Bunn, Principal / Strategy Architect, BUNN Co.
  •     Brad Gleeson, President & CEO, TargetPath LLC
  •     Christopher Hall, Editor, DigitalSignageToday.com
  •     Eric Himes, Director, Digital Media and Video Production, Marshall University
  •     Gary Kayye, Founder, rAVe Publications
  •     Keith Kelsen, CEO, 5thScreen Digital Services
  •     Thomas Kunka, Coordinator, Network Systems & Operations, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  •     Erik Larson, Assistant Professor - Broadcast Design, CUNY College of Technology
  •     Barnaby Page, editor, Screenmediamag.com
  •     Lucas Peltonen, Digital Out-Of-Home Director, PITCH
  •     Sean Scott, President, SignIndustry.com
  •     Lou Thurmon, CMO, Two West, Inc.
  •     Michael Tutton, Manager, Digital Signage, Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation

Self-Service Kiosk Award Judges

  •     Ted Blanchard, Principal, tedblanchard.ca
  •     Natalie Gagliordi, Editor, KioskMarketplace.com
  •     Eric Hoell, SVP, Operations & Product Development, SoloHealth
  •     Dan LaFayette, Lowes.com Product Owner, Lowe's Companies, Inc.
  •     Faith MacPherson, Senior Director, Global Payroll Services, Avery Dennison
  •     Michael Mascioni, freelance writer and market consultant
  •     Jared Padgett, Manager of Web Development & Digital Media, Pepperdine University
  •     Frank Roscoe, Director of SSM Division, Qpay, Inc.
  •     Janet Webster, President, Creative Solutions Consulting
  •     Sean Whiffen, Co-Founder, AutoNetTV

About the Digital Screenmedia Association (DSA)
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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