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InSight ® Seat
Winner - Silver
Designer: Mr. Scott MacInnes
Design Type: Bus Seat
Company / Organization / School: American Seating & TEAGUE
Team Members: Design Credits: Scott MacInnes, Brady Olason, Shan Gaw, Jeff Allison, Pat Jordon, American Seating Design Team
To better understand passengers needs, designers conducting more than 1,000 hours of research with key stakeholders throughout the industry including passengers, builders and end-user operators; the solution, a seat that not only addresses passengers needs, but exceeds their expectations. The InSight ® seat delivers, providing a strong point of competitive advantage, allowing American Seating to continue to thrive in a growing market, increasing sales volume while maintain better margins. • Superior Comfort: Ergonomic seat design features the largest personal sitting area, increased legroom and back height as well as padded seat and back cushions for enhanced comfort. • Improved Accessibility: Slim-line design with smooth transition between seat and improved grab rail enhances ingress, egress and spaciousness between rows. • Modern Design: individual sculpted seat module with back panel and integral grab rain in modern colors, with no exposed fasteners or unsightly welds within view of access of passengers. • Enhanced Safety: Seat module is made of resilient advanced technology composite resin with leading performance in head and knee impact criteria. • Easy Installation/Minimal Maintenance: A modular, one piece molded seat module, with minimal parts, patent-pending light-weight mounting system and quick release cushions. The design reduces maintenance costs and inventory storage. • Vandal and Corrosion Resistant: Seat module constructed of composite resin and corrosion resistant material with optional stainless steel back panel; mounting design incorporates anodized aluminum and there are no visually exposed fasteners. • Craftsmanship and Durability: Design includes heavy duty construction for long life; tested and approved by industry experts.