An Automated Headcount System
ARMY NATICK LABS MA
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The signature requirement in the present dining hall headcount system is believed to be a significant troop irritant. This reason among others has stimulated a search for alternative systems which will remove the signature requirement while maintaining an audit trail. Alternative automated headcount systems can be classified into four basic types real-time data processing, real-time data collection, off-line cassette output and off-line optical scanner systems. Estimated costs of Army-wide adoption were obtained from a survey of 85 manufacturers. The costs ranged from 2-21 million.
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