UPS DIAD II (Delivery Information Acquisition Device)

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Date Introduced
1993-11
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 12 in x 7 in x 1 3/4 in
Manufacturer
Unknown
Credit Line
Loan of UPS Archives
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
500002027

In 1991, United Parcel Service (UPS) drivers began using dedicated handheld devices to record signatures, read barcodes, plan routes and exchange data over analog mobile phone networks. These saved 59 million pages of paper annually.