Digital Screenmedia Association Announces 2013 DSA Industry Excellence Award Winners

DSA AwardsThe Digital Screenmedia Association (DSA) announced its 2013 DSA Industry Excellence Award Winners at its Digital Screenmedia Symposium in Dallas this month. These awards recognize achievement in digital signage, mobile, self-service and interactive kiosk technology projects.

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.

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

Best Entertainment/Gaming Deployment – Digital Signage
Project: Digital Content Delivery for Match Days
Client: Fulham Football Club

Best Financial Services Deployment – Digital Signage
Project: Digital Branch
Client: BBVA Bancomer

Best Government Deployment – Digital Signage
Project: Digital Signage System
Client: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Best Restaurant Deployment – Digital Signage
Project: Burgerville
Client: The Holland, Inc.

Best Retail Deployment – Digital Signage
Project: “Store of the Future”
Client: Build-A-Bear Workshop

Best Travel Deployment – Digital Signage
Project: Terminal 3 Digital Signage
Client: McCarran International Airport

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

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

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

Best Financial Services Deployment – Self-Service / Interactive Kiosks
Project: NOVO Experience
Client: Bank Audi

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

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

Best Retail Deployment – Self-Service / Interactive Kiosks
Project: Showroom Digital Media
Client: John Deere

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

Judges included:

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