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An Experimental Multimedia Process Control Room
(Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter, 1997-11-06)
The centralised control rooms of large industrial plants have separated people from the processes they should control. Perception is restricted mainly to the visual sense. Only telephone or radio links provide narrow-band voice communication with maintenance personnel down in the plant. Multimedia equipment can perceptionally bring back the operator into the plant while bodily keeping him the comfortable and safe control room. This involves video and audio transmission from process components as well as sights and ...
Supporting co-operative work in apron control and resource management offices on airports
(P.C. Cacciabue, Institute for System Informatics and Safety, European Commission, Joint Research Centre Ispra, Italien, 2000-06-26)
A high demand exists to increase the efficiency of present airport ground facilities and the co-ordination of traffic and services. The Traffic Office plays a crucial role in managing the airport. The main tasks of the Traffic Office is management of equipment, services, and ressources based on the flight schedule and resolving conflicts arising from deviations from the schedule. A new tool will support information exchange between Traffic Office and other facilities on the airport.