A Low-Cost 2-D CAD System Based on Personal Computers

Background of its Design and Implementation
  • Shunichiro Tsurumi
  • Jiro Yamada
Conference paper


There has been amazing development in electronic equipment using micro-processors in recent years. In particular, the veritable flood of devices using micro-processors that has been put on the market in the field of Office Automation equipment leaves one truly astounded. This has been likened to fresh foods by some people because of a market life of a mere six months.


Floppy Disk Factory Automation Program Straight Line Drawing Board Operational Machinery 
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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shunichiro Tsurumi
    • 1
  • Jiro Yamada
    • 2
  1. 1.Design Department, Office Systems Development FactoryHitachi, Ltd.Totsuka-ku, YokohamaJapan
  2. 2.Computer Graphics DepartmentHitachi Software Engineering Co., Ltd.Naka-ku, YokohamaJapan

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