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Document ID (ISN)51109
CIS number 89-325
ISSN - Serial title 0340-2444 - Zeitschrift für Arbeitswissenschaft
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hertting-Thomasius R., Rötting M., Luczak H., Klutmann B., Krüger K.
Title Ergonomic design of a hand-held terminal for data recording
Original title Ergonomische Gestaltung eines Handterminals zur Betriebsdatenerfassung [in German]
Bibliographic information 1988, Vol.42 (14 NF), No.2, p.83-88. Illus. 18 ref.
Abstract A hand-held data collecting computer terminal and its optimisation is described (small weight and size, liquid crystal display for 80 characters and snap-action buttons). The data can be entered either coded or in plain language. Abbreviations are completed by the system with the aid of an internal dictionary. The hand-held terminal is used for quality control in automobile manufacturing.
Descriptors (primary) visual displays; motor vehicle industry; ergonomics; computer terminals
Descriptors (secondary) optimization; quality control; design of equipment
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Office work
Motor vehicle manufacturing industry
Visual display terminals (VDTs)