ATLANTA, GA – January 13, 2020 – Visix, Inc. has won a platinum AVA Digital Award for Overall Blog for their expert digital signage blog, a platinum award for their College of Charleston Addlestone Library interactive kiosk, a gold award for their Massachusetts Institute of Technology voice-activated interactive wayfinding and another gold award for their University of Maryland STAMP Building interactive wayfinding in multiple languages. The company also received an honorable mention for their Landmark Christian School Athletics Hall of Fame board.
The Visix blog includes more than 250 separate articles on a wide range of topics of interest to digital signage users and communications professionals, as well as those considering adding digital signage to their communications strategy. The blog is part of their comprehensive educational offering to the general public, which also includes white papers, masterclass guides, videos, infographics and a bi-weekly podcast.
The blog is available on the Visix website for free at visix.com/resources/blog. “We’ve been writing blogs regularly for a few years now,” says Derek DeWitt, communications specialist at Visix, who writes most of the blog posts and hosts the podcast. “We are constantly researching what the conversation is in the wider world. As technology becomes more pervasive in our day-to-day lives, the topics we cover also shift. We want to do more than just inform our audience, we want to inspire them to use digital signage technology to its fullest potential. Our focus has always been that people are at the heart of communications.”
The College of Charleston Addlestone Library interactive kiosk is a custom fullscreen wayfinding project that includes floor maps of the library, directory listings, donor profiles, an on-site events schedule and a campus map. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology wayfinding project includes voice-activated controls for interactive wayfinding for all six floors of the building. The University of Maryland wayfinding design offers comprehensive coverage of the Adele H. Stamp Student Union, and includes floor maps for all five levels, directory listings and events schedules in English, Spanish and Mandarin. The Landmark Christian School project lets people search historical info and photos for championship teams and athletes.
Jill Perardi, creative services manager for Visix, says, “We’re really honored to be recognized by AVA for our work on these projects. We always focus on creating a customer experience that is tailored to each audience’s particular needs. Every wayfinding project creates new opportunities to push the envelope and do more than just show people where to go. We want to assist people in getting the information they need, but we also want to add a bit of a ‘wow factor.’”
Visix has won over 100 awards for their creative and design projects. For a full list of awards, visit visix.com/about/awards.
About AVA Digital Awards
The AVA Digital Awards is sponsored and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP). The international competition that recognizes excellence by creative professionals responsible for the planning, concept, direction, design and production of digital communication. Work ranges from digital engagement campaigns to audio and video production to website development to social media interaction to mobile marketing. A full list of winners is available at avaawards.com.