DSE Announces 2014 Apex & Content Award Winners

apexawarddinner-0214Digital Signage Expo (DSE) interactive technology and digital out-of-home networks (DOOH), today announced the independently judged winners of its Apex & Content Awards for 2014 at its 5th Annual Awards Dinner, sponsored this year by the Digital Signage Federation and Peerless-AV.

Apex Awards
This year Gold, Silver and Bronze Apex Awards were presented to winners in 11 categories from a field of more than 100 entrants:

Arts, Entertainment & Recreation

  •     Gold – Crayola Experience, Nominated by GestureTek Systems Inc.
  •     Silver – Freedom Hall, George W. Bush Presidential Center, Nominated by Barco
  •     Bronze – Basic Fit, Nominated by Scala

 Business, Industry & Government

  •     Gold – GE Digital Energy, Nominated by Advanced
  •     Silver – HP Enterprise Services Briefing Center – The Experience, Nominated by AMS Pictures
  •     Bronze – Christie Digital Systems, Nominated by Arsenal Media & RP Visual Solutions

Education & Healthcare

  •     Gold – Queensland University of Technology’s The Cube, Nominated by MultiTouch Ltd.
  •     Silver – RealityDeck at Stony Brook University, Nominated by Gefen
  •     Bronze – County of Midland – Centennial Library, Nominated by Array Interactive

Event Venues

  •     Gold – Samsung Turkey, Nominated by Dreambox Visual Communications
  •     Silver – Seattle Mariners – Safeco Field, Nominated by ANC Sports Enterprises
  •     Bronze – Buffalo Sabres Hockey Club, Nominated by Westbury National Show Systems Ltd.

Food & Beverage

  • Gold – Juicy’s, Nominated by WAND Corp.
  • Silver – State Street Financial, Nominated by Sodexo
  • Bronze – Church’s Chicken Int’l, Nominated by WAND Corp.

Hospitality

  • Gold – The Queen Mary, Nominated by Insteo
  • Silver – MGM Properties, Nominated by NEC Display Solutions
  • Bronze – Boulder Station Hotel & Casino, Nominated by BrightSign
  • Interactive Self-Service
  • Gold – Umajin, Nominated by Intel Corp.
  • Silver – Heidi.com, Nominated by Intel Corp.
  • Bronze – Garrett Popcorn Shops, Nominated by elevate DIGITAL

Professional & Personal Services

  • Gold – Scotiabank, Nominated by Cineplex Digital Solutions
  • Silver – Banamex Citi Group, Nominated by SSL Digital
  • Bronze – DNB, Nominated by Scala

Public Spaces

  • Gold – BMW i: A Window Into the Near Future, Nominated by kbs + Spies & Assassins
  • Silver – Gertrude Street Projection Festival, Nominated by tkm9
  • Bronze – Kazakhstan Telecom/A1 Productions, Nominated by Arsenal Media

Retail

  • Gold – Adidas, Nominated by The Integer Group
  • Silver – Holt Renfrew, Nominated by Gridcast Media
  • Bronze – Digicel Group, Nominated by T1Visions Inc.

Transportation

  • Gold – Show Media Executive Transportation Network/Blackberry Campaign, Nominated by Show Media
  • Silver – CBS Outdoor, Nominated by MRI (Manufacturing Resources International)
  • Bronze – Boston Logan International Airport, Nominated by Four Winds Interactive

Apex Award of the Year

  • BMW i: A Window Into the Near Future, Nominated by kbs + Spies & Assassins

Content Awards: This year Gold, Silver and Bronze Content Awards were presented to winners in 11 different categories from a field of nearly 90 entrants:

Award Arts, Entertainment & Recreation

  • Gold – Niles Creative Group, for content created for Freedom Hall, George W. Bush Presidential Center
  • Silver – Unified Field Inc., for content created for Space Shuttle Atlantis Digital Interactives
  • Bronze – GestureTek Systems Inc., for content created for Crayola Experience – Art Alive!
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Business, Industry & Government

  • Gold – Materials & Methods, for content created for Interactive Art Video Wall at SECU
  • Silver – Arsenal Media, for content created for Christie Cypress Lobby
  • Bronze – AMS Pictures – Creative Strategy, for content created for HP Enterprise Services – Innovation Story

Education & Healthcare

  • Gold – Go2 Productions, for content created for Simon Fraser University
  • Silver – Second Story Interactive Studios, for content created for The Emerging Issues Commons: Connections Experience & The Pulse
  • Bronze – Visix Inc., for content created for Western Iowa Tech Community College

Event Venues

  • Gold – Arsenal Media, for content created for Montréal Congress Center
  • Silver – Dreambox Visual Communications, for content created for Samsung Smart TV Launch – 3D Video Mapping
  • Bronze – Array Interactive, for content created for San Francisco Giants @Cafe Social Media Headquarters

Food & Beverage

  • Gold – Equalize Advertising Solutions, for content created for Pear Street Bistro
  • Silver – ARAMARK Sports Entertainment & Allure Global, for content created for M&T Stadium – Optimized Digital Menuboards

Hospitality

  • Gold – Insteo, for content created for The Queen Mary
  • Silver – Digital Kitchen, for content created for The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Multi-platform

  • Gold – MaxMedia, for content created for AT&T Store of the Future
  • Silver – Young & Rubicam, for content created for DrinkUp
  • Bronze – Seenspire, for content created for Seenspire Content Feeds

Professional & Personal Services

  • Gold – Motion Ads, for content created for BBVA – Bancomer
  • Silver – SSL Digital, for content created for Banamex Virtual Hostess
  • Bronze – Wells Fargo Digital Signage Team & Gilmore Group, for content created for Wells Fargo In-Store Digital Signage Network

Public Spaces

  • Gold – kbs + Spies & Assassins, for content created for BMW i: A Window Into the Near Future
  • Silver – Dreambox Visual Communications, for content created for Samsung S4 Launch – 3D Video Mapping
  • Bronze – Pearl Media & Go2 Productions, for content created for LoopNet

Retail

  • Gold – MaxMedia, for content created for AT&T Michigan Avenue Flagship Store Lifestyle Walls
  • Silver – SSL Digital, for content created for Palacio de Hierro
  • Bronze – Seenspire, for content created for Hummel Product Launch – In-Store Experience

Transportation

  • Gold – Pearl Media, for content created for LifeTime’s Witches of East End Program at Columbus Circle Subway
  • Silver – Seenspire, for content created for Eindhoven Airport – Branded Content Channel
  • Bronze – Art of Context, for content created for Boston Logan International Airport

Content Award of the Year

  • kbs + Spies & Assassins, for content created for BMW i: A Window Into the Near Future