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Marco Jänicke

Start and end of the 7 chunks

In technical communication, Miller’s number plays a crucial role in conveying information effectively. This concept, introduced by George A. Miller in the 1950s, states that human information processing is limited and that on average we can only process about 7 pieces of information at a time.

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An ISO-3864-man in New York

Yes, our ISO 3864 gets around a lot, even in the ANSI country USA in New York. There, among other things, he does his latest routine on the pole in the subway. Well he is not quite perfect, not quite himself as an ISO-3864-man. I helped him a bit to find himself.

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Safety signs according to ISO 7010 (Update)

ISO 7010 defines rescue, prohibition, mandatory, warning and fire safety signs and was published in 2012. The safety signs are based on the design criteria of the ISO 3864 series of standards. ISO 7010 was created in response to the internationalization of markets in order to convey uniform safety information in a few words or completely at the level of symbols. The aim of ISO 7010 is prevention of potential hazards to persons and the principle of a safety sign = a safety statement.

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Interactive spare part pages

Interactive spare parts catalogs are state of the art: Your customers can easily find and select the parts they need and start the ordering process. This webinar will show you step by step how to create interactive spare parts catalogs.

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Exploded drawings

As if pulled up on an imaginary shear, exploded views provide an insight into the inside of devices, machines and systems. They illustrate relationships clearly and help everyone to find, name and select exactly the right spare parts quickly and precisely.

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Projektion? Mercator!

All technical illustrators deal with projections to represent 3D objects on a plane. They apply standardized projections such as isometry and dimetry, or work in free projections and vanishing point perspectives. All techniques to compensate or at least minimize the drawbacks of representation on the plane and to convey 3D with only one representation.

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