The latest generation of operator terminals for labeling systems Bizerba presents the GT-12 C Dusseldorf/Balingen, may 2, 2008 – 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. 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. Maeda’s vision: Just like at the swimming human technical devices should rely on his intuition. Devices with self explanatory displays woke up the user confidence and the put him in a State Relaxation. Simplicity – Maeda Guide to 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 in the development of the GT-12 c Bizerba.
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 to fight with more complicated technology”, says Dieter Conzelmann, responsible for worldwide product and application management for industrial systems for Bizerba. Information conveyed with simple graphical representation. Soft keys can be stored with self-explanatory pictures or pictograms. Thereby the user is quick and intuitive with all functions familiar. 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. About Bizerba: Bizerba is a worldwide operating, leading in many areas technology company for professional system solutions of for weighing, information and food service technology in the segments retail, food industry and logistics. Industry-specific hard – and software, powerful network-compatible management systems, as well as a wide range of labels, consumables and business services provide specific for the transparent control of integrated business processes and the high availability of Bizerba Performance characteristics. With over 2,800 employees, 21 own subsidiaries in 20 countries and 58 agencies all over the world the Bizerba GmbH & co. KG put 2006 EUR 410 million in the group.