The globalized user interface of this Windows 2000 application allows clinicians around the world administer radiation treatments to cancer patients. It was written in VB, using Multilizer for globablization/localization. It was localized into German, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Japanese.
Tag Archive: Visual Basic
It’s a computer kiosk for customer service than contains a web browser and video conferencing. The customer and a service representative can see each other by video and share the browser window. For the two banks that were interested in this, it allowed helping customers at unmanned branches to complete forms while maintaining a more personable relationship.
The product got some attention in its day. It was shown at a national banking conference, made the local evening news and the city paper.
To create Viosk I used VB. I still maintain units in Washington, Oregon and Missouri.
Intel was promoting its new video conferencing product called ProShare. At the time, video conferencing required specialized hardware and ISDN and so was more of a high end commercial products. The client wanted to show a number of use cases in a stylish way.
The demo CD that resulted contained a walkthrough of a conference center in which the user finds interactive seminars along with video, audio and text-based instruction about a telecomunications product. I used VB to help in this effort.
Semiconductor fab equipment needs to provide an interface to factory automation systems. A local company was making planarizers for a new Intel factory and I got the opportunity to help with this SECS II interface. The design encapsulated the Generic Equipment Model (GEM) functionality in a VBX control for use by an existing Visual Basic machine controller application. The functions included recipe download, process monitoring and material handling. For the project I used C++ and VB.
This was an early project for Jay Jacobs, a retail store, to connect a scale and credit card reader to a PC running Access on their shipping dock.