May 18, 2021
Kiswe Wins Best Virtual and Remote: Music in the 25th Annual Webby Awards
Kiswe and BTS' Map of the Soul ON:E virtual concert was named both a Webby Winner and People’s Voice Winner at the 2021 Webby Awards.
New Providence, NJ — May 18, 2021 – Kiswe announced today that it has been named the Best Virtual & Remote: Music experience in the 25th Annual Webby Awards Internet Celebration. Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet. IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Award Winners, is comprised of Internet industry experts including Mitchell Baker; MOMA Senior Curator Paola Antonelli; Host of NPR’s Code Switch Shereen Marisol Meraji; R/GA Global Chief Creative Officer Tiffany Rolfe; Co-Inventor of the Internet Vint Cerf; DJ and Founder, Club Quarantine D-Nice; Co-host Desus & Mero on Showtime Desus Nice; SVP of Content at Twitch Michael Aragon; Twitter Senior Director, Product Design Richard Ting; and Founders of VERZUZ Swizz Beatz and Timbaland.
“Kiswe has set the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet,” said Claire Graves, Executive Director of The Webby Awards. “This award is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators.”
Kiswe will be honored at the star-studded Internet Celebration on Tuesday, May 18, 2020 at 3pm ET.
Kiswe is a cloud-based video company that creates real-time live streams to engage digital audiences and unique communities around the world. Kiswe's award-winning technology also unlocks ways for people to stay connected over live events through a content creation and mobile platform that bridges media companies with consumers. Kiswe is headquartered in New Jersey, USA and has offices in New York, Seoul, Belgium, and Singapore. Learn more at https://www.kiswe.com.
About The Webby Awards:
Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites and Mobile Sites, Video, Advertising, Media & PR, Apps and Software, Social, Podcasts, Games, and Virtual & Remotes. Established in 1996, this year’s Webby Awards received nearly 13,500 entries from all 50 states and 70 countries worldwide. The Webby Awards are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: WP Engine, Marketerhire, Slack, YouGov, BASIC, KPMG, Wall Street Journal, AIGA, Podcast Movement, Fast Company, and Social Media Week.
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Leveraging Kiswe’s state-of-the-art live-streaming technology, “MAP OF THE SOUL ON:E” marks the world’s first streaming concert to employ both multi-view and 4K/HD
The strategic partnership aims to provide inclusive concert experiences to fans around the world and bolster global business expansion.