AUDIO KONTROL 1 wins iF product design award
(Press Release | Posted 2006-12-12)
Native Instruments today announced that
its audio interface AUDIO KONTROL 1 has been honored with the annual
iF product design award 2007 in the category “Consumer Electronics/
Telecommunications”. The iF product design award is one the top three
design awards worldwide, and is awarded by an international jury in
consideration of a comprehensive catalog of criteria, including design
quality, workmanship, functionality and ergonomics.
“Our design goal for AUDIO KONTROL 1 was to combine a highly robust
and compact design with pleasing and timeless aesthetics“, says Sascha
Kubiak, Head of Product Management at Native Instruments. “The iF
design award is a great confirmation for us that we have met this goal.”
AUDIO KONTROL 1 combines a high-performance 2-in/4-out USB 2.0
audio interface with assignable control surface elements in a rugged,
compact aluminium enclosure that is ideal for mobile and stage use.
Further emphasis has been placed on high-quality audio conversion and
low-latency driver technology.
AUDIO KONTROL 1 was developed in collaboration with the German
industry-design studio pilotfish, and has been available since November
2006 for a suggested retail price of $ 299 / 279 Euro.
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