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|The A' Award and Competitions board are happy to inform that the Prisma project by L A Design & Sonatest Ltd wins the noted Platinum A' Design Award at Scientific Instruments, Medical Devices and Research Equipment Design Competition.
The A' Award and Competitions board are happy to announce that the project "Prisma" by Pete Holdcroft - LA Design, Matthew Brown - LA Design, Stewart Lamont - Sonatest Ltd and Yvan Gosselin - Sonatest AP has been awarded the Platinum A' Design Award in the Scientific Instruments, Medical Devices and Research Equipment Design category of competition. This project was selected as a winner by the international awarding commission of the A' Design Awards & Competitions Board's members.
Product Designers LA Design, who have partnered Sonatest Ltd in product design projects previously, outlined to the panel that the “Prisma is designed for non-invasive material testing in the most extreme environments. It is the first detector to incorporate advanced real-time imaging and 3D scanning, making flaw interpretation much easier, reducing technician time on site. With a virtually indestructible enclosure and unique multiple inspection modes, Prisma can cover all testing applications, from oil pipelines to high end aerospace components. It is the first detector with integral data recording, and automatic PDF report generation. Wireless and Ethernet connectivity allow the unit to be easily upgraded or diagnosed. ”
Learn more about the award winning design and submission via the Prisma page on the A Award Website http://www.adesignaward.com/design.php?ID=27390 Platinum A' Design Award
The Platinum A' Design Award is a prestigious award given to top 1% percentile designs that has delivered an exemplary level of quality in design. The designs are judged by a panel of three different juries which are composed of Academic, Professional and Focus Group Members. The designs are evaluated using score normalization to remove any biases. Votes are cast on aspects such as functionality, ergonomics, engineering, presentation, innovation, usability, fun details, technology. Other specific points tare also considered, each of these points are further weighted via different jury groups. The A'Design Award and Competitions aim to highlight the facets and features of best design, design concepts and design oriented products. The A' Design Award and Competitions are organized and awarded annually and internationally in multiple categories to reach a wide, design-oriented audience. Find out more http://www.whatisadesignaward.com/
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