KERV Interactive Among Top Winners at 2019 Lumiere Awards for “Best Interactive Brand Experience”

The Advanced Imaging Society recognized KERV Interactive for outstanding achievement in visual technology 


AUSTIN, TEXAS (April 17, 2019)KERV Interactive, the world’s most advanced interactive video technology company based in Austin, Texas, was recognized by The Advanced Imaging Society for its outstanding achievement in visual technology and was awarded for “Best Interactive Brand Experience” at the Lumiere™ Awards ceremony at the Steve J. Ross Theater on the Warner Bros. studio lot on January 30, 2019.

The Advanced Imaging Society recognizes companies who represent the next generation of consumer technology, and the awards are voted by members of the Hollywood creative and technology community working in motion pictures, television and emerging media. The Lumiere Awards recognize outstanding international achievement in the creation of immersive storytelling using advanced visual technologies like Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, High Dynamic Range, Stereo 3D, 360 Video, High Frame Rate, Artificial Intelligence, Real-Time Rendering and more.

KERV Interactive was awarded top honors for its hi-tech wizardry in entertainment media along with many top Oscar nominees, including: “A Star Is Born,” “Black Panther,” “Ralph Broke the Internet,” “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” (which was presented by Tom Cruise) and more. Previous Lumiere Award winners include some of Hollywood’s biggest creative leaders, such as Martin Scorsese, Ang Lee, Victoria Alonso, Jon Favreau and Jefferey Katzenberg.

“I wanted to start by thanking The Advanced Imaging Society for this honor of us being here tonight,” said Marika Roque, EVP of Media and Technology at KERV Interactive, accepting the award. “One of my favorite things about our technology is everyone has that moment when you’re watching beautiful content – which all of you are creating – but you don’t know where to get that red sweater, or who that actress is, where she’s from, or where  the scene was filmed. We can do that at KERV, and we are solving that problem. I would also like to thank the teams at eBay, Blue 449 and 72andSunny for working with us and allowing us to make their content interactive and drive up their engagement by 300 percent on already beautiful content. I’d also like to thank the team here, Dan, Jon, Gary, Wendy, Jason and the team down in Austin, Texas for making this all possible. Together let’s KERV the world – let’s make it more interactive.”

To request interviews with KERV Interactive leadership, please contact Public Relations and Marketing Manager Jessica Blankenship at jblankenship@kervit.com for scheduling purposes. For KERV Interactive business inquiries, please contact Toni Mitchell at tmitchell@kervit.com.

KERV Interactive winning “Best Interactive Brand Experience” at the 2019 Lumiere Awards for its work with eBay. Marika Roque, EVP of media and technology at KERV, accepted the award.

About KERV Interactive
Named “Best Interactive Brand Experience,” KERV Interactive is a multi-award-winning interactive video company, based in Austin, Texas, that is revolutionizing the future of video engagement through dimensional storytelling. Certified for piracy through the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), KERV’s digital advertising platform was built on cutting-edge, patented technology and adds extraordinary value to brands, agencies, creative and data-science teams by creating audience-to-brand connections within video like never before. Leveraging breakthrough machine learning techniques and AI with unmatched processing speed, the KERV technology recognizes depth, dimension and objects within a video just as precisely as the natural eye does. KERV enables every frame in every scene of any digital video to be an immersive, interactive experience for consumers. Learn more about KERV Interactive, and request an interactive video trial on your creative, by visiting www.kerv.ai/marketing/.

About The Advanced Imaging Society
The Advanced Imaging Society was formed in 2009 by President Jim Chabin and creative stakeholders including Warner Bros., The Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, DreamWorks Animation (DWA), Sony, Paramount, IMAX, Dolby, Panasonic, MasterImage and others to advance creative arts and sciences of stereoscopic 3D. As new cutting-edge technologies come to the forefront, the Society has been charged with “informing the content pipeline” of professionals on these emerging innovations. Learn more about The Advanced Imaging Society and its Lumiere Award by visiting its website at www.theadvancedimagingsociety.com.

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