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Direct Manipulation of Printer Objects on Touchscreen Console

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000015522D
Original Publication Date: 2002-May-05
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is an application that allows operators to interact with an industrial printer using a touchscreen in a natural, intuitive fashion. The printer is represented on the screen as a graphical object and the operator receives information about individual sub-systems just by touching an object.