DSE14 honors the best of the best in digital signage

Digital Signage Expo, the international conference and trade show dedicated exclusively to digital signage, interactive technology and digital out-of-home networks, has announced the independently judged winners of its Apex and Content Awards for 2014.

The projects honored cover a wide range of deployments, from creating fun experiences for children to projecting drivers into a new BMW.

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 and 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 and RP Visual Solutions

Education and 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 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:

Arts, Entertainment and 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!

Business, Industry and 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 and 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 and 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

Multiplatform

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 and 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

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