ShopTV to be Recognized at Edison Awards Gala on April 21 in New York
SAN FRANCISCO – February 17, 2016 – ShopTV® by Delivery Agent has been named a 2016 Award Finalist by the internationally renowned Edison Awards™. The distinguished awards, inspired by Thomas Edison’s persistence and inventiveness, recognize innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the global economy.
“It’s exciting to see companies like Delivery Agent continuing Thomas Edison’s legacy of challenging conventional thinking,” said Frank Bonafilia, Edison Awards’ executive director. “Edison Awards recognizes the game-changing products and services, and the teams that brought them to consumers.” Award winners will be announced April 21, 2016, at the Edison Awards Annual Gala, held in the historic Ballroom of the Capitale in New York City.
“The TV experience is ripe for disruptive technology,” said Mike Fitzsimmons, Delivery Agent CEO. “We’re thrilled our team has been recognized for the work they’ve done to turn television from a passive medium into an interactive one with an analytics suite that benefits viewers and advertisers alike. The broadcasters and consumer electronics companies that worked with us have become innovators in their own right, bringing our technology to market. We’re proud of this award and the company we keep.”
Edison Award nominees are judged by more than 3,000 senior business executives and academics from across the nation whose votes acknowledge the Finalists’ success in meeting the award’s stringent criteria of quality. The voting panel includes members of:
Chief Marketing Officer Council (CMO) BPI Network
Design Management Institute (DMI) Past Edison Award winners
American Productivity & Quality Center (APQC) Marketing professionals
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Scientists
Georgia State Marketing Roundtable (GSU) Designers
Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) Engineers
Assoc. of Technology Mgmt & Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Academic
ShopTV is a television commerce (t-commerce) platform developed by Delivery Agent, the market leader in turning audiences into revenue generating customers for the world’s largest brands and media companies. Delivery Agent’s proprietary ShopTV technology allows audiences to engage with and transact directly from advertisements and television shows through web, mobile and advanced television applications. Currently in market with leading broadcasters, advertisers, MVPDs and smart TV manufacturers, Delivery Agent brings scalability, organization and economic incentive to a disparate ecosystem that has traditionally lacked uniform technical standards and has been challenged by complex rights and revenue sharing issues. The company is deployed and maintains long term partnerships with NBC, FOX, CBS, HBO, Live Nation, Bravado, Tiger Woods, Pepsi, Visa, Comcast, AT&T, Verizon and Samsung, among others. More information about Delivery Agent is available at www.deliveryagent.com and @deliveryagent.
The Edison Awards is a program conducted by Edison Universe, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to fostering future innovators. For more information about the Edison Awards, Edison Universe and a list of past winners, visit www.edisonawards.com.