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Haptic gloves for virtual reality training 29 January 2020

California-based BeBop Sensors has developed smart sensor fabric that is able to capture data and track the wearer’s hands. The Forte Wireless Data Gloves have flexible sensors embedded in the fabric which enables tracking and data collection. This enables a person’s hand movements to be realistically recreated in a virtual environment....

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Wearable technology eliminates microsleeps 29 January 2020

The Life series of products, developed by Australia-based SmartCap, are wearable technologies that help prevent microsleeps by providing accurate alertness measurements in real-time to operators and drivers....

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Exoskeletons reduce risk of injury and augment user strength 29 January 2020

Sarcos Robotics has developed two technologies to help reduce the risk of injury within industrial and hazardous environments. The Guardian GT is a human-controlled, dual-armed, exoskeleton system that enables the operator to lift and move heavy objects, or to cut pipelines and handle hazardous materials from a safer distance....

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IoT enabled hard hat provides real-time situational awareness 29 January 2020

Detroit-based Guardhat develops wearables, infrastructure and software platforms to provide a safer and more productive work environment for frontline industrial workers in heavy manufacturing industries. Founded in October 2014 by industry veterans and a former steel & mining CEO, Guardhat's aim is to modernise safety and enhance last mile connectivity in the industrial workplace....

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The February issue of Hazardex is available now! 29 January 2020

The February issue of Hazardex magazine can now be read online. The issue includes PPTex Supplement No.7 and features on Alarms, Fire Safety, and PPE Legislation. ...

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Hazardex Awards 2020 - Nominees announced **VOTE NOW** 07 January 2020

A total of 20 nominations have been shortlisted across five categories for the Hazardex 2020 Awards, designed to recognise excellence in the hazardous area sector. The Winners will be announced at the Hazardex 2020 Conference and Exhibition Gala Awards dinner on February 26, 2020....

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Hazardex Awards 2020 – PPTex Innovation Award Nominees 06 January 2020

2. PPTex Innovation – The best innovation in Personnel Protection Technologies (PPT) equipment incorporating electronic and technological systems that the user can wear, hold or use to improve safety within the process and high hazard industries....

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ecom wins German Design Award 2020 22 November 2019

The Pepperl+Fuchs brand ecom has received the German Design Award 2020 for outstanding design quality in the category "Computer and Communication" for two products. The prestigious award went to the new explosion-proof smartphone Smart-Ex 02 and the remote speaker microphone RSM-Ex 01....

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The most popular content from two years of Connectivity 19 November 2019

To celebrate its anniversary, sister title Connectivity has released a special print edition! It contains some of the best content published over the last two years and is an ideal guide to those starting their Industry 4.0 journey....

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HSE calls for partners in Wearables in the Workplace Shared Research Programme 13 November 2019

As part of its cross-industry collaboration safety project series, the UK Health and Safety Executive has called for industry and academic partners to join its wearable technology shared research programme....

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