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The phones mounted in the back of airline seats not only allow travelers to stay in contact with people on the ground, children also can enjoy playing with them on long flights (>15 minutes). They pull on the cords, push the buttons repeatedly and are generally hard on the hardware. The solution is to make the phone less accessible to children. The method of accomplishing this is to require the insertion of a credit card to access the phone. The phone shown on the left has a push button release. The phone shown on the right requires a card.

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Mistake-proofing category: Mistake prevention
Setting function: Physical
Regulatory function: Shutdown
Source: Off-the-shelf

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