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Electric Ordering Book terminal for both left-handed and right-handed person

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000013483D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-18

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a Handy Electric Ordering Book (EOB) terminal that both left-handed and right-handed person can use. EOB terminal has numeric buttons on its right side normally. This EOB terminal provides the method to move its numeric buttons to left side without removing them. Fig.1 shows the EOB terminal with numeric buttons on its right side. This EOB terminal can rotate its right side part with numeric buttons (fig. 2). After the rotation of its buttons, the LCD display also rotates automatically (Fig. 3). Then, Fig. 4 shows this EOB terminal has numeric buttons on its left side now. This EOB terminal can move its numeric buttons without removing it ant doesn't require two tyoes of terminals (for left-handed person and right-handedperson). Also, it requires no modification for the Software applications running on it. Fig. 1 Fig. 2