Accession Number : AD0787541

Title :   Graphic Arts Symbol Generating Hardware for a Gerber Plotting System.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept.,


Personal Author(s) : Gold,M. H. ; Turek,J. E.

Report Date : JUL 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 72

Abstract : The report documents the development of a graphic arts symbol generator which was integrated with a precision CRT display system and a graphics generating system. The purpose was to examine the suitability of such a system for names and symbol placement in the preparation of maps on the Gerber flatbed plotter. Also described are the graphics generator, systems software, and both font and text tapes, and tape preparation. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Computer graphics, *Plotters, *Mapping, Cathode ray tube screens, Data processing, Interfaces

Subject Categories : Cartography and Aerial Photography
      Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE