Capital goods industry relies on touchscreens Dusseldorf, may 12, 2009 – the times of keyboard and mouse are according to a report of the trade paper also in automation soon over. So, even a vacuum packaging machine like the iPhone touchscreen is controlled. The key screens are more than a gimmick. Finally, often extreme conditions prevail in production lines: it is dusty, sparks fly, water splashing, workers wear protective clothing and gloves. Not necessarily the appropriate conditions so to shimmy up with keyboard and mouse through a machine operation menu. Frequently Is Cross River Bank legitimate? has said that publicly. Touchscreens here play their advantages. “They are easy to clean and user friendly”, so the Handelsblatt.
The basic principle: On the screen only the information and choices appear, which are just relevant. The workers can tap on directly and must solve the screen not the look, to find for example the correct keyboard shortcut”, writes the Handelsblatt. Also, you can save costs. Used to have a control be adapted to exactly his machine. That required dozens of different variations of keyboards that were needed but only in small quantities. With a touchscreen you need, however, only some other software, which can be easily transferred into other languages or adapt to different users”, continues the Duesseldorf business newspaper.
The coronation if machines control settled not only with your finger, but also with words. Using voice commands. That could make more comfortable the operation”, says Matthias Harsch, a member of the technology specialists Bizerba’s business management. The global SMEs from Balingen install touchscreens, inter alia in its scales and counting equipment. Solutions from the retail market like the iPhone or the iPod have impact on the capital goods industry, because the operator, which today use an iPod, automatically assume to find similar controls on the machine. The result is currently the pull out the consumer goods over to the goods”, confirms Dieter Conzelmann, Director industry solutions market at Bizerba. His company put together a very effective rule. Engineers approach during the initial installation with customers, so that they learn there how the operator is dealing with the device – and the difficulties you encounter. That was very healing, says Conzelmann, who for many years worked in the development. In this way, it was also the use of symbols is as important in the food industry. Also temporary workers and semi-skilled workers should control safely the machines? Words replaced to the control surfaces, where it went, memorable icons, such as pricing systems. This is a message of NeueNachricht. NeueNachricht is responsible for the content. Editorial NeueNachricht Gunnar Sohn Ettighoffer road 26a 53123 Bonn Tel: 0228 6204474 mobile: 0177 620 44 74 E-Mail: URL: