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AN INTERACTIVE SHIFT WORK MEASUREMENT SYSTEM

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000026936D
Original Publication Date: 1994-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07
Document File: 2 page(s) / 75K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

An interactive shift work measurement system is proposed for xerographic machines operating in a print shop environment. The shift work measurement system (internal to the machine) tracks generated output and consumed input. A print shop administrator activates a series of parameters deemed important for an end of shift report. Some of the parameters that may be enabled or disabled during machine set up include:

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

AN INTERACTIVE SHIFT WORK MEASUREMENT SYSTEM U.S. C1.364/402 James J. Dombrowski
John R. Hill, Jr.

Arlene J. Buck

Proposed Classification Int. C1. G06f 15/20

An interactive shift work measurement system is proposed for xerographic machines operating in a print shop environment. The shift work measurement system (internal to the machine) tracks generated output and consumed input. A print shop administrator activates a series of parameters deemed important for an end of shift report. Some of the parameters that may be enabled or disabled during machine set up include:

Start and End of Shift times. Total number of Impressions made. Total number of Good Sheets at the output. Total number of Sheets fed Total number of Jobs completed. Total Number of Paper jams.

Paper Type Counters

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   Feed count by paper type. Delivery count by paper type. Waste count by paper type. Job Counters

- Job status (complete/incomplete). - Feed count for the current job.
- Delivery count for the current job. - Waste count for the current job.
- Total number of paper jams for the current job. - Jam rate per million copies for the current job. - Time spent printing the current job.

XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL - Vol. 19, No. 3 May/June 1994 255

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AN INTERACTIVE SHIFT WORK MEASUREMENT SYSTEM(Cont'd)

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- Print Job status for completed jobs only.

An operator controls the data processing by sequentially...