Tascent InSight One Wins 2017 Good Design Australia Award

InSight One championed for user-centric design excellence

LOS GATOS, Ca. – June 20, 2017 – Tascent has won the 2017 Good Design® Australia award for its InSight One iris and face recognition system. The accolade is one of Australia’s most prestigious awards for design and innovation, and comes on the heels of InSight One’s prestigious Red Dot Design Award win.  

After an extensive evaluation process involving more than 35 Australian and international design experts, the jury selected Tascent InSight One to win a Good Design Award in the category of Product Design, Commercial and Industrial. Winners were announced at the Good Design Awards Ceremony on June 8 at the Overseas Passenger Terminal (OPT) in Sydney.

InSight One represents a new class of iris and face recognition system designed for enrollment, identification and authentication of people in high-throughput environments. The product features a groundbreaking combination of human-centric design and usability, compact size, and outstanding biometric performance. The stunning and sleek design of InSight One complements the forward-thinking architecture of modern airports and workplace environments.

On receiving the Good Design® Award for Tascent InSight One, the jury commented: “A perfect example of user-centric design that has resulted in a high-end technology product wrapped up in a beautiful enclosure that will bring a sense of comfort to an often stressful situation. The designers have done a brilliant job and deserve recognition at the highest level.”

Joey Pritikin, VP of Sales and Marketing commented: “We’re thrilled that the jury has recognized the impact that beautiful design can have on a product’s overall functionality. The InSight One was designed with users at its heart – with our aim being to provide a sense of ease when using a biometric system, an experience that for many may be a first. Its design and appearance make for a more efficient process and greater security. The Good Design Awards hold a historic place in marking good design, and we couldn’t be happier to receive this globally recognized award.”

Australia’s Good Design Awards date back to the 1950s and have an enviable record of unearthing globally recognised talent and products.

“The Australian Good Design Awards attracted innovative entries from all corners of the world and the standard of submissions this year has really been incredible,” said Dr Brandon Gien, CEO of Good Design Australia and Chair of the Good Design Awards program. “Good design is about making our lives better, safer and happier. It extends to everything around us – from the products we use in our daily lives and the services we interact with to the buildings we live and work in – they can all be improved through better design. That’s what lies at the heart of these Awards.”

View the 2017 Good Design® Award winners HERE.

About Tascent, Inc.
Tascent develops and deploys biometric identity products and solutions that excel in challenging real-world environments. Each year, tens of millions of people rely on Tascent’s biometric technologies for secure, seamless travel, public safety, and commerce. Founded in 2015, Tascent has a strong heritage in iris recognition and multimodal high-throughput and mobile biometrics stemming from its acquisition of AOptix Technologies’ Identity Solutions business unit. Tascent is based in Silicon Valley, CA and supports customers and partners globally with offices in Washington DC, Dubai and Singapore. tascent.com

Tascent press contact:
Maura Lafferty, Firebrand Communications
415 405 5631

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