Global electronics giant Samsung announces the winner of its annual Samsung Smart Signage Awards, meant to recognize achievements in display implementation over the previous year.
Along with the awards, handed out at a convention surrounding the professional audio/visual industry, Samsung also highlighted the work of four of its partners.
Diamond Partner of the Year
AVI-SPL—Tampa, Florida’s AVI-SPL designs, builds, manages and supports collaboration solutions.
Platinum Partner of the Year
Avidex—Based in the Seattle area, Avidex delivers solutions that use A/V to collaborate, create and share ideas.
Gold Partner of the Year
Avinext—College Station, Texas-based Avinext is a leading provider of IT and audio/visual solutions serving corporate and public sector clients throughout Texas.
Breakout Partner of the Year
Acordis—Located in South Florida, Acordis delivers IT and AV solutions across multiple industries, and in the past year has supplied multiple high-profile digital signage solutions at American Airlines Arena, home of the NBA’s Miami Heat.
Emerging Technology Solution of the Year
KniTec—A San Clemente, California-based integrator/dealer that supplied and helped deliver a massive LED screen for the Peppermill Casino in Reno, Nevada.
The Samsung Smart Signage also recognized partners for specific digital signage implementations. Those included, in their respective categories:
Installation of the Year 2018: Collaborative Space
Level 3 Audiovisual of Mesa, Arizona, for a collaborative workplace solution developed and delivered for JP Morgan Chase.
Installation of the Year 2018: Food & Beverage
The Chicago-based U.S. division of Australia’s The Coates Group, recognized for its drive-thru display solutions for McDonalds.
Installation of the Year 2018: Public Information Signage
The Salt Lake City-area solutions provider Revel Media Group delivered a full inside and outside digital signage solution at the newly-renovated Hale Centre Theatre performing arts center in Sandy, Utah.
Installation of the Year 2018: Retail
The New Jersey-based Digital Media Group within Diversified, one of the world’s largest technology solutions providers, cited for its work with longtime customer Bank of America.
Installation of the Year 2018: K-12/Education
Education-focused South Florida integrator United Data Technologies delivered a solution for the School District of Manatee County that included more than 500 large displays and tablets to boost classroom engagement in middle schools and high schools.