There is this article that popped up in every major tech blog recently. It says: “The US Navy will replace its touchscreen controls with mechanical ones on its destroyers”.
A quick summary: Navy personell has hard times using the interface of their destroyers. They even had an accident that caused fatalities because of it.
THE SHIP’S TOUCHSCREEN CONTROLS AND PROCEDURES WERE OVERLY COMPLICATEDThe NTSB report
It can have many reasons why that is. Personell is not well trained, interface surely sucks or whatever. But changing the interface completely to a physical one like they have proposed is in my opinion not the solution they may looking for.
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We’re already in the contracting process, and it’s going to come