DULUTH, Ga. – August 01, 2016 – NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, is among the nominees for the prestigious German Design Award 2017. The German Design Council has deemed NCR’s SelfServ 91 in the cantilever deployment as worthy for one of their prestigious design award for its combination of the look and feel of today’s consumer electronics with modern banking service while at the same time allowing barrier free access.
The German Design Council is one of the world’s leading centers of expertise on design. With its German Design Award it honors innovative products, their manufacturers and designers who have made pioneering contributions to the German and international design landscape.
The competition is only open to entries that have been nominated by the German Design Councils’ expert committee. Those nominated for the German Design Award have already managed to successfully set themselves apart from the masses and are subsequently entitled to compete with the finest in the field of product design. Therefore, the nomination in itself already is a distinction.
“The design of ATMs has evolved continuously since their invention, but the fundamental construction and build hasn’t been questioned”, explained Harald Heinz, Area Sales Leader Financial Services at NCR in the DACH region. “Our NCR SelfServ 91 cantilever sets a new benchmark in the design and we are proud that this now has been acknowledged with this nomination. It proves that the continuous improvements of our product design resonates with current consumer trends and that our systems are real eye-catchers in every branch.”
In the cantilever design the customer interfaces are placed at a 90° angle from the wall opening up a variety of interior design options for banks. Furthermore, wheelchair users can drive underneath and use it as easily as all other customers.