COMMUNICATION• Communication is a process of transferring information from one entity to another
PICTOGRAMSince language differencescan create barriers tounderstandingA pictogram is a symbolwhich represents a concept oran object.
USES• Pictograms remain in common use today; for example the symbols on public train stations airports,
• chemical hazard label, A chemical hazard label is a pictogram applied to containers of dangerous chemical compounds to indicate the specific risk.• common set of pictograms are the laundry symbols Laundry symbols also called care symbols are pictograms which represent different methods of washing, drying, dry-cleaning and ironing clothing.
USES• The cultural differences can be seen on toilets for "men" and "women“ pictograms.
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PEACE FLAG IN ITALY AND ROME PEACE DOVE IN ISLAM & CHRISTAINTY PEACE OLIVE
DOT PICTOGRAMS• the United States Department of Transportation (DOT)• The DOT pictograms are a set of pictograms used to convey information useful to travelers without using words.
ADVANTAGES• Pictograms are visually standardized.• it clear, semantically unambiguous, adaptable and, above all, simple.• Easy to understand to the people spoke different languages.
DISADVANTAGES• There are not Picto images for all words.• some pictograms create confusion