HomePULSARvol. 2 no. 1 (2013)

Touch Screen Voting Machine

Glory Jean B. Buaya | Rhey Mark S. Chavez | Chalmer Jay G. Jamero | Andrick G. Umusig | Reynaldo D. Deypalubos

Discipline: Computer Engineering, Applied Sciences



This study aimed to develop a device that can make the election easier, faster, and honest. The device is comprised of touch screen tablet, fingerprint scanner, wireless transceivers and thermal printer. The project was designed to address such problems concerning the election issues and indecorum. The issues that were tackled included the features of the touch screen voting system with wireless canvasser and the level of efficiency in terms of functionalities of the touch screen, data transmission, printing, and wireless transmission. It also dealt with the accuracy and efficiency of fingerprint function. The purposively chosen 46 evaluators assessed the design in terms of effectiveness and efficiency of its components. The results of evaluation of the apparatus revealed that the device was effective as a voting system gadget with components that could perform the expected functionalities. Nevertheless, certain factors still need to be considered for the improvement of the device.