GLP Technology

Packaging industry relies on self-explanatory displays and easy menus Bonn/Dusseldorf – graphic designer John Maeda had in his youth a key experience, which became a cornerstone of his work on the laws of simplicity: our instructor used unorthodox methods: he taught us not swimming, but most of the time we should learn, to sit back and to gain confidence in the water. Viktor Mayer-Schönberger has much experience in this field. Then came the decisive moment: he urged us to go forward and to paddle – with arms and legs and suddenly I swam. The Professor for media art at the Media Lab of the Massachusetts explains I realized that I could always swim – I had just no confidence to the water”, Institute of technology in Cambridge. Vision of Maeda: just like at the swimming human technical devices should rely on his intuition. Devices with self explanatory displays woke up the user confidence and put him in a State of relaxation. Simplicity – Maeda’s Guide to the Simplicity in the digital age makes it clear how this concept can be the cornerstone of organisations and their products, and why it will prove as a driving force for economy and technology. This idea pursued the technology manufacturer Bizerba from Balingen in the development of the GT-12 c.

The latest generation of operator terminals controls price labellers as well as Logistiketikettierer of the GLP and GLM series and has a lot on the box. The touch screen with colour display to the user-friendly user interface: the operator Terminal is clearly structured and easy to use. It is more or less self explanatory. This is nowadays necessary, because no one has more time with complicated technology to fight”, Dieter Conzelmann, explained responsible for the worldwide product and application management for Bizerba industrial systems, at the Dusseldorf trade fair Interpack. Information conveyed with simple graphical representation. Soft keys can use self explanatory pictures or pictograms deposited be. Thus, the user is familiar with all functions quickly and intuitively. By the Fund of the color in the background to the company logo: In conjunction with the user interface GT-softControl can be configured to custom design the screen.

About so-called quick buttons, the operation can be speeded up considerably. After calling the number of the article, the label containing the data on the screen can be displayed. Thus, a further review before the actual award process is possible and also for the positioning of the labels on the packaging. The GT is packed-12C in a rugged stainless steel case.

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