The winners of the fourth annual DIGI Awards, which honor excellence in the digital signage industry, have been selected. The winning entries were discussed in a special DIGI Awards Webinar on Jan. 28, hosted by DIGI Award Chairman David Keene of Digital Signage magazine, and Jill Miller of The Digital Signage Group. The winning entries will be detailed in the February issue of Digital Signage magazine.
The DIGI Awards, co-produced by Digital Signage magazine and The Digital Signage Group, is the only industry award program that recognizes the outstanding resellers, dealers and integrators of digital signage. This year’s sponsors included LG, Minicom Advanced Systems, Peerless Industries, and Digital Signage Magazine.
The 2008 DIGI Award winners are:
Retail, National Rollout: STRATACACHE/iPhone Launch and ATT Stores Rebranding
Retail, Local Deployment: John Ryan Performance, Inc./Maryland Banks Digital Signage installation
Retail Interactive: MTI-Andrews/Verizon stores interactive signage system
Corporate Technology: John Ryan International, Inc./Toyota Financial Services (TFS), Toyota Financial Plaza Life Wall
Healthcare Creativity: IMS Audio Visual, Inc./Health Advocate. Exhibit Center and Technology Integration Project
Entertainment Technology: C-nario/The O2 Arena
Entertainment Creativity: Pro Display/Landmark Theater Group
Public Spaces, Technology: D3 LED/ABC Times Square outdoor signage
Public Spaces, Creativity: Focus On Emotions/Fira de Barcelona Trade Show Hall
Best Product/Service: Adspace Networks/ Digital Signage Audience Measurement system
Judges’ Innovation Award: IEI Technology Corp./Taiwan tourism WIFI signage system
“It was especially difficult for this years judges to decide winners from among 90+ great entries from around the world”, said David Keene, Executive Editor of Digital Signage magazine, and the Chair of the Judges Committee. “And the diverse nature of the entries, representing every vertical market from healthcare to retail to transportation, tells us that digital signage technology is penetrating new markets at a rapid rate.”
Each DIGI Award winner will receive a trophy recognizing their achievement, as well as a graphic suitable for use in promotional materials. All partners, including those involved in the software, content, fixture and hardware of the winning installations, will receive a certificate to recognize their contribution. Winning teams are invited to participate in a panel discussion held during the Digital Signage Expo held in Las Vegas February 27-28th The group will be sharing their experience in “Bringing It All Together”, DIGI Award Winners Share What It Takes to Implement a Winning Digital Signage Project. The Panel discussion will be held Thursday, February 28th at 4:30pm. David Keene will Chair and moderate the panel.
Judges for the 2008 DIGI Awards were: Alan Brawn, Principal, Brawn Consulting; Bill Collins, principal of Decision Point Media Insights; Ed Weil, Sourcebook Director-Content, Inc. magazine; Lyle Bunn, Principal, Lyle Bunn Consulting; David Keene, Executive Editor of Digital Signage Magazine and DIGI Awards Chairman.
The winning entries will be detailed in the February issue of Digital Signage magazine.