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ATEX-rated SOS device monitored by safety management software 06 August 2020

UK-based Vatix has developed a range of wearable SOS devices to complement its Protector software system. One product suitable for hazardous environments is the Sentinel ATEX, a device which ensures vulnerable workers can raise an alert at any time when working in a hazardous area....

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The August issue of Hazardex is now available! 03 August 2020

The August issue of Hazardex can now be read online. The issue includes PPTex Supplement No.9, plus features on Inerting Control and Intrinsic Safety....

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Smart Social Distancing Solution from Software AG helps employees return to work safely 23 July 2020

Software AG has launched a Smart Social Distancing solution to help companies around the world ensure their employees return safely to work. Organisations can use the solution to help employees keep to the recommended safe distance, record incidents where that distance is breached, and show authorities auditable proof of compliance....

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Nokia 5G standalone private wireless network selected to advance digital transformation in mining 23 July 2020

Nokia has announced that Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology will deploy a Nokia 5G SA industrial-grade private wireless network at its test mine in Tampere, Finland....

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ExRobotics' EXR-1 unmanned facilities surveillance robot incorporates Falco for autonomous gas detection 08 July 2020

ATEX & IECEx Zone 1 accredited robot incorporated with the ION Science Falco for the detection of VOCs in flammable and explosive environments....

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Autonomous drone inspections move step closer after successful test 03 July 2020

A drone has successfully inspected a 19.4 metre high oil tank on board a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading vessel. The video shot by the drone was interpreted in real-time by an algorithm to detect cracks in the structure. It is the latest step in a technology qualification process that could lead to tank inspections becoming safer and more efficient....

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i.safe MOBILE launches the IS330.1 for hazardous environments 16 June 2020

i.safe MOBILE GmbH has launched a powerful feature phone with international Ex-approval (ATEX, IECEx, NEC) for highly sensitive environmental conditions (zone 1/21). The high-quality, rugged plastic housing of the IS330.1, which has been designed down to the last detail, is certified to IP68 and the military standard MIL-STD-810G....

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Social distancing wearables reduce anxiety about returning to work 10 June 2020

Beaconzone Ltd’s Social Distancing Solution (SDS) alerts users and stores data associated with the incidents....

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Keep social distance and communicate in high noise environments 05 June 2020

At a time when it is essential to maintain social distance in jobs where workers need to continually communicate in high-noise environments, the short range features of the SM1P allow headset to headset communication with a range of 30 to 100 feet, thereby enabling workers to keep their distance while working and communicating safely....

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New wearable device prevents spread of viruses by stopping users touching their face 28 May 2020

A UK-based company has developed a new technology which prevents the spread of harmful viruses by preventing people repeatedly touching their faces. The new Protactus technology works by the user wearing simple wrist straps and a neck device. Any time the user brings their hand close to their face, the neck device gives off an audible alarm to warn the user....

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