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PERANCANGAN DESAIN KEYBOARD SESUAI DENGAN PENGGUNAAN BAHASA INDONESIA DENGAN MEMPERTIMBANGKAN ASPEK ERGONOMIS

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  • T Technology (General)
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Abstract

QWERTY keyboard is intended to use by all user groups. However, when it is used to type in Bahasa Indonesia, there are discomfort problem, i.e., alphabet that frequently used is not ergonomically placed so that it will cause "weak" finger overloaded. The objective of this study is to design the special keyboard for Indonesians who usually type in Bahasa Indonesia. Ten users, who have equal typing rate, were interviewed and observed when they typed standard article with QWERTY's Standard and Dvorak's arrangement Keyboard. This result used to enrich the development of alternative keyboard Usability indicators (i.e., Time to learn. Speed of performance, Rate of errors by users and Subjective satisfaction) were used to compare the performance of QWERTY's Standard Keyboard and alternative keyboard. The result showed that alternative keyboard is better than QWERTY 's when it is used to type in Bahasa Indonesia

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