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Usability challenges in agricultural electronics

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.org

Citation:  2007 ASAE Annual Meeting  075010.(doi:10.13031/2013.23282)
Authors:   Hannu E. S Haapala
Keywords:   Usability, Design, Agriculture, Electronics

Agricultural electronics are used by widespread population with variable user skills and experience. Electronics are often mobile and usage situations are demanding. Usability issues, however, are not emphasized in the design process of agricultural electronics. Consequently, usability is a limiting factor in adaptation. Market penetration of electronics could be much better if usability was on a higher level.

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