DSE Announces 2015 Apex Installation & Content Award Winners

dse-apex-0315The Digital Signage Expo (DSE) today announced the independently judged winners of its Apex Installation & Content Awards for 2015 at its 8th Annual Awards Program.

Apex Installation Awards: This year Gold, Silver and Bronze Apex Awards were presented to winners in 11 categories from a field of nearly 80 entrants:

Arts, Entertainment & Recreation

  • Gold: Skylon Tower, Nominated by GestureTek
  • Silver: National Museum of Kazakhstan, Nominated by Global Display Solutions
  • Bronze: College Football Hall of Fame, Nominated by Obscura Digital

Business, Industry & Government

  • Gold: NASA – Human Exploration Operations, Nominated by GPO US Inc. in partnership with Digital Info Displays, Inc.
  • Silver: MultiTaction installation at Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square, Nominated by MultiTaction
  • Bronze: Nebraska Tourism Commission, Nominated by Nanonation

Education & Healthcare

  • Silver: Raising Nebraska, Nominated by Nanonation
  • Bronze: LSU Career Center, Nominated by SAIA Electric Inc.

Event Venues

  • Gold: AT&T Stadium Experience, Nominated by Obscura Digital
  • Silver: Acieta, Nominated by Nanonation
  • Bronze: EMC Corp., Nominated by LMG

Food & Beverage

  • Gold: Zipps Sports Grill, Nominated by LG Electronics USA
  • Silver: RichTree Toronto, Nominated by GestureTek
  • Bronze: SLS Las Vegas Center Bar Display, Nominated by Daktronics

Hospitality

  • Gold: Horseshoe Baltimore, Nominated by CastNET
  • Silver: SLS Las Vegas, Nominated by Samsung Electronics America
  • Bronze: Foxwoods Resort Casino, Nominated by McCann Systems

Interactive Self-Service

  • Gold: Sport In Street, Nominated by Sistem 9 Medya
  • Silver: Genentech Booth, 50th Annual American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA, Nominated by Stimulant
  • Bronze: EMC Corp. – Conversation Station, Nominated by EMC Corp.

Professional & Personal Services

  • Gold: BlueShore Financial, Nominated by 10net Managed Solutions Ltd.
  • Silver: Scotiabank, Nominated by Cineplex Digital Solutions
  • Bronze: Salmon Arm Savings and Credit Union (SASCU), Nominated by Capital Networks Ltd.

Public Spaces

  • Gold: Morguard Investments Limited, Nominated by Cineplex Digital Solutions
  • Silver: Citycon Inc., Iso Omena Mall, Espoo, Finland, Nominated by FogScreen Ads in the Air Inc.
  • Bronze: Hills Advertising Beach Mall Project – Dubai, Nominated by Hills Advertising LLC

Retail

  • Gold: Barneys New York, Nominated by Christie
  • Silver: FGL Sports (Sport Check), Nominated by North Strategic
  • Bronze: Verizon Destination Store at Mall of America, Nominated by X2O Media

Transportation

  • Gold: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, Nominated by Times Innovative Media Limited
  • Silver: Outfront Media (formerly CBS Outdoor), Nominated by LG-MRI
  • Bronze: New York City MTA, Nominated by Control Group

Apex “Installation” Award of the Year: Obscura Digital for the AT&T Stadium Experience, Nominated by Obscura Digital

Apex Content Awards: This year Gold, Silver and Bronze Content Awards were presented to winners in 11 different categories from a field of 60 entrants:

Arts, Entertainment & Recreation

  • Gold: Spectrio, For content created for the Florida Holocaust Museum

Business, Industry & Government

  • Gold: Enplug, For content created for Beverly Hills Porsche Digital Signage and Live Social Media Display
  • Silver: Convergent Media Systems, For content created for Manulife: Keep It Simple
  • Bronze: Lockheed Martin, nominated by X2O Media, For content created for Lockheed Martin Velocity News

Education & Healthcare

  • Gold: Second Story (part of SapientNitro), For content created for Global Crossroads
  • Silver: Christie THREE SIXTY (formerly Arsenal Media), nominated by Christie Digital Systems USA Inc., For content created for Gemological Institute of America (GIA) Two-zone Lobby Display
  • Bronze: Sketch Creative, nominated by Houston Dynamic Displays, For content created for Emerus & Baylor Emergency Medical Centers

Event Venues

  • Gold: Christie THREE SIXTY (formerly Arsenal Media), nominated by Christie Digital Systems USA Inc., For content created for Segerstrom Center Projection Mapping Display
  • Silver: Insteo, For content created for DSE 2014 Wayfinding Interactive Map
  • Bronze: University of Massachusetts, nominated by Tightrope Media Systems, For content created for Interactive Kiosk at McGuirk Alumni Stadium with Cooperation of Tightrope Media Systems

Food & Beverage

  • Gold: Nanonation, For content created for Barneys New York – The River
  • Silver: Equalize Advertising Solutionss, For content created for Fiorillo’s Restaurant
  • Bronze: Insteo, For content created for Quaker Steak and Lube Restaurant Beer Board

Hospitality

  • Gold: Digital Kitchen, For content created for The Chelsea Entertainment Venue located at The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas

Multi-Platform

  • Gold: Christie Digital Systems USA Inc., nominated by Christie THREE SIXTY (formerly Arsenal Media), For content created for The Book of Transformations, International, Projection Mapping Inspirations featuring Christie Technology
  • Silver: Insteo, For content created for Quaker Steak and Lube Restaurant Wall of Flame
  • Bronze: Groupe Viva, For content created for “Are you in?” Brand Campaign for Groupe Viva’s Corporate Office

Professional & Personal Services

  • Gold: TPN, For content created for Bank of America
  • Silver: Servus Credit Union Ltd., For content created for Servus Credit Union Ltd. – Nada Campaign

Public Spaces

  • Gold: Obscura Digital, For content created for illUmiNations: Protecting Our Planet
  • Silver: Pearl Media LLC, For content created for It’s More Fun In The Philippines
  • Bronze: Engrain, For content created for TouchTour Interface

Retail

  • Gold: KBS+Spies & Assassins, For content created for Jay Z Gold
  • Silver: MaxMedia, For content created for Beats Music – AT&T Michigan Avenue Flagship Store
  • Bronze: Groupe Viva, For content created for Molson Coors Vented Can

Transportation

  • Gold: Bloomberg L.P., For content created for Bloomberg Hub at London City Airport
  • Silver: Art of Context, For content created for Boarding Pass-Driven Interactive Video Walls at Boston Logan International Airport
  • Bronze: Telefonica on the Spot Services, For content created for Roaming International Movistar

Apex Content Award of the Year: Obscura Digital, For content created for illUmiNations: Protecting Our Planet

DSE’s Apex Installation Awards were individually assessed and juried on the basis of originality and innovation by independent panels with industry journalists.

rAVe’s complete DSE coverage is here.

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