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Patrick Brennan

Patrick Brennan - Managing Director, RAFI USA Studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Washington. He has led the design and sales of highly customized user interface devices for the USA market.  


The Joy of Use: Mastering the complexity of Machine Operation

Touch-based input is one of the most intuitive forms of human-machine interaction. The current and future generation of operators expects that an input device can also be operated via touch. But not in every application is a touch screen the ideal way to control machines and systems. We are addressing the following questions: How are current and future HMI technologies being transformed into industrial vehicle applications? How can today's state of the art touch systems be designed in such a way that the operators keep their eyes and focus on the machine and not on the screen?