January 11, 2013 By Jessica Camerato
Who’s on the cutting edge of digital signage?
Thirty finalists for the 2013 Apex Award Finalists have been announced by the Digital Signage Expo (DSE). These awards honor innovation in the development and deployment of technology in the global DOOH industry.
The finalists were chosen by an independent panel of six industry journalists from a field of nearly 90 entrants.
Gold, Silver, and Bronze Apex Awards in each category will be presented at a special awards banquet on DSE 2013 opening night (Feb. 27, 7-9 pm at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV). One Gold finalist will also be presented with the Apex Award of the Year.
2013 Apex Award finalists include:
Arts Entertainment & Recreation
Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society, Nominated by DRM Productions Inc.
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, Nominated by Intermedia Touch Inc.
Westfield San Francisco Centre, Nominated by Obscura Digital
Business Industry & Government
Arsenal Media Fountain of Content, Nominated by Arsenal Media
Christie West Wing, Nominated by Christie Digital Systems Canada Inc.
San Francisco Public Utility Commission, Nominated by Obscura Digital
Education & Healthcare
Florida Hospital - Wesley Chapel, Nominated by Sound Stage Inc.
Saint Louis University, Nominated by NEC Display Solutions
University of Waterloo Stratford Campus, Nominated by Westbury National Show Systems Ltd.
Antron Showroom, Nominated by Float4 Interactive
Dallas Cowboys Stadium, Nominated by Gefen
University of Oregon, Nominated by Haivision
Food & Beverage
Dee Daa Restaurants, Nominated by Arsenal Media
Starbucks Coffee Co., Nominated by Starbucks Coffee Co.
Top of Waikiki Restaurant, Nominated by Pacific Digital Signs
Tourisme Montérégie, Nominated by Arsenal Media
Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort, Nominated by Xpodigital
Wynn in Las Vegas, Nominated by JANUS Displays by Morrow Technologies
Buffalo Wild Wings, Nominated by Wireless Ronin Technologies
Pepsi, Nominated by Intel
Telenet Mobile – Smart, Nominated by SpotScala Inc.
Clear Channel Spectacolor - Times Square, Nominated by Clear Channel Spectacolor
Rumeli Hisari Castles, Nominated by Dreambox Visual Communications
Westfield Shopping Center, Nominated by Scala Inc.
Build-A-Bear Workshop, Nominated by Build-A-Bear Workshop
Connections, Nominated by YCD Multimedia
Holt Renfrew Ltd., Nominated by Rose and Thistle Media
IGITerminal 3 & 1 Airport, Nominated by DelhiTimes Innovative Media Limited (Times OOH)
McCarran International Airport, Nominated by Four Winds Interactive
MTA Subway, Nominated by MRI (Manufacturing Resources International)
Check out a slideshow to see some of the finalists.