News Releases 2017Meiden Received iF Design Award 2017 for an Automotive Testing System Controller
Meidensha Corporation (CEO: Yuji Hamasaki; Shinagawa TOKYO; “Meiden”) announced that its dynamometer controller (model: MDOP-2100) were recognized with internationally renowned iF Design Award 2017. Dynamometer is automotive testing system used for the automotive R&D needs. This marks the second time the award has been received, following the receipt of the same award for a dynamometer (model: MEOP) controller in 2015.
The product that won the award this time is an operation unit for automotive testing systems that conduct various performance assessments on items such as durability, fuel efficiency, noise, and exhaust gas conducted by automobile manufacturers, research institutions, and other clients. It is equipped with ring-shaped shining indicators and an LCD panel that displays the configuration values as a graph in order to achieve intuitive and accurate operations.
forward, Meiden will work to even further improve quality in terms of design.
About iF Design AwardThe iF Design Award is an international design award held by iF International Forum Design GmbH that is headquartered in Hanover, Germany. As the award was established in 1953, it has the longest history for a design award and is well known throughout the design industry. The iF Design Award is one of the most authoritative awards in the world, because it is one of the three most prestigious design awards along with the Red Dot Design Award (Germany) and the International Design Excellence Awards (America).
Judges consider not only design elements such as uniqueness and beauty, but make a comprehensive assessment that also includes criteria such as performance, usability, innovativeness, and quality.
Contact at Meiden on this press release:General Affairs & Public Relations Division