Sinus - Systems Integration Award 2018

In keeping with tradition, the Sinus – Systems Integration Award will be presented during Prolight + Sound, International Fair of Technologies and Services for Entertainment, Integrated Systems and Creation, in Frankfurt am Main. As in the past, it will be presented together with Opus – German Stage Award, the Prolight + Sound International Press Award (PIPA) and the Musikmesse International Press Award (MIPA) within the framework of a gala evening.

‘CFOspace’ by Ernst & Young GmbH has won the ‘Sinus – Systems Integration Award 2018’ in the Business category.

The award ceremony will take place on 12 April.

Winner 2018

For this ambitious project, an innovative space for collaboration was created using the latest media technology - a space which enables complete digital cooperation between CFOs and their teams at the Eschborn offices. Sinus is regarded as one of the most prestigious awards in the field of AV media technology and systems integration.  

CFOspace der Ernst & Young GmbH

CFOspace EY Digital Finance & Global Business Services Lab

CFOspace is a digital lab which represents a multi-dimensional combination of physical and virtual collaborative space. The aims of the plan and the way it was implemented included, amongst other things, the optimised visualisation and analysis of complex data structures, effective data engineering and straightforward and clear representation of digital content, together with rapid and efficient communication and collaboration in general.

A central feature of the CFOspace is an interactive multiple display-board system with LED-matrix ceiling lights and surround sound, which was integrated into an existing room of approx. 65 square metres. It makes it possible to display ‘showcases’ with media content, all sorts and kinds of tips, comments and interactive processing. The real-time graphics system Ventuz amalgamates the content of different PC systems, mobile end devices and content servers and feeds it to four display screens. As a result, the interplay of the display, the lighted ceiling and the sound system creates an immersive impression of the presentation. Moreover, the CFOspace is equipped with ceiling-mounted beamforming microphone arrays, which, in combination with the specially tailored room acoustics, ensure outstanding sound quality for web and video-conferencing sessions.

About Sinus – Systems Integration Award

The Sinus has been awarded in alternating categories and is one of the most coveted honours of the AV media-technology sector. It puts the spotlight on outstanding contributions made to the field of audio-visual communication. The conceptual partners of this honorary award are the Professional Lighting & Sound Association of Germany (Verband für Licht-, Ton- und Veranstaltungstechnik - VPLT), the European Association of Event Centres (Europäischer Verband der Veranstaltungs-Centren - EVVC) and Messe Frankfurt. The jury comprises association members, experts, journalists and representatives of Messe Frankfurt.