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Canada is Looking to Outfit Federal Workers with Fitness Trackers

Canada’s federal government is contemplating outfitting their federal workers with wearable fitness trackers, according to a report. A research group inside Canadian Prime Minister’s own department has been looking at whether public servants should be offered electronic fitness-tracking devices to help reduce their health insurance premiums, said the CBC report. Fitness-conscious employees could be rewarded […]
ErgoJack Smart Vest

ErgoJack, a Soft Robotic Upper-Body Orthosis Aimed at Reducing Workplace Injuries

The excruciating pain from back injuries can be long-lasting. Back problems are common among workers working at factories, construction sites, and farms. According to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, the back injuries of more than 1 million workers account for nearly 20% of all injuries and illnesses in the workplace. Workplace injury costs billions […]
BlueParrot C300-XT

BlueParrot Introduces Noise Cancelling Headsets to Improve Worker Efficiency in Noisy Environment

BlueParrot, Lowell, Massachusetts-based wireless headset maker, announced noise cancelling headsets for workers at noisy work places. The new C300-XT is compact, hands-free and allows push-to-talk commands directly from the headset with a supported mobile app. Related Spot-r Clip: Revolutionary Wearable Device to Ensure Workers’ Safety The C300-XT also features VoiceControl, allowing workers to talk safely […]
Trimble HoloLens 2 Device

MWC 2019: Trimble Announces New Hard Hat Compatible Mixed Reality Device with Microsoft HoloLens...

Trimble, a California-based developer of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), and software processing tools, announced a new wearable hard hat compatible device to improve worker safety. The Trimble® XR10 with HoloLens 2 will enable workers in safety-controlled environments to access holographic information on the worksite. Trimble made the announcement with Microsoft […]
DigiLens AR glasses

CES 2019: DigiLens Unveils Augmented Reality Smartglasses

Silicon Valley startup DigiLens unveiled DigiLens Crystal, a reference platform that gives OEM’s a customizable, cost-effective waveguide-based eyeglass style solution for both workforce and consumer applications. Read more DigiLens Announces AR Waveguide Displays for Smart Motorcycle Helmets The completely transparent Augmented Reality smartglasses deliver content both indoors and outdoors. Maintenance, logistics or manufacturing workers can […]
Lone Worker SOS Button

Wearable SOS Button to Reduce Lone Worker Hazards

Lone workers work by themselves without close or direct supervision. There are many hazards of lone working. Working alone carries increased risk because any dangers faced are encountered alone. For example, if a lone worker becomes ill or have an accident, there is no one to help them. Additionally, a lone worker is more prone […]