Inside Fatigue Science

FS Blog - media logo - Global News
,

Global BC News: "Driver impairment due to fatigue" cited as cause of ambulance crash

A newly released coroners report of a 2010 ambulance crash on Vancouver Island, BC in which two paramedics were killed has affirmed the long-held belief that fatigue was a factor and that the driver had likely fallen asleep at the wheel.
,

Fatigue Science mention on CBC's Hockey Night in Canada

Alain Vigneault was questioned on the subject of fatigue following Sunday's game loss to Pittsburg to which he called attention to his goalie: "He was on top of his game, he wasn't tired." Vigneault stated, "If he's not tired, nobody else should be."
FS Blog - media logo - Irish Examiner
,

Irish Examiner: Sleeping your way to success

Fatigue Science co-founder, Pat Byrne, recently spoke with the Irish Examiner's Michael Moynihan about the link between sleep and athletic performance and how Fatigue Science technology is helping professional sports teams connect these dots.
FS Blog - media logo - Shaw Go

ShawTV: Fatigue Science on go! Vancouver with Johanna Ward

Sean shows Johanna how Readiband technology works, how managing sleep can improve performance in the workplace, and shares a few tips for a good night's sleep.
FS Blog - betakit logo
, ,

BetaKit: Don't be the drunken entrepreneur

Betakit writer, John Gray, spent some time with Fatigue Science CEO, Sean Kerklaan, to discuss Fatigue Science's technology, the CEO life, and how the science behind sleep and performance matters to industrial workers, professional elite athletes, and start-up CEO's alike.
FS Blog - BC Business Jan 2014 cover

BC Business Magazine: BC's tech industry in 2014

Technology reporter Robert Lewis makes some predictions for a "fresh start" in B.C.'s tech industry. Included in his list is the solidification of Vancouver's position "as Canada's hub for the best wearable technology."
FS Blog - betakit logo
,

Betakit: The 100 mile diet for tech

Technology writer, John Gray, attended ConnectFX, a recent technology event at which Fatigue Science CEO, Sean Kerklaan, among other local business leaders, pitched their technology on stage in front of potential buyers and a panel of judges.
FS Blog - BC Business Dec 2013 cover

BC Business Magazine: Vancouver's wearable tech stars

The Vancouver Canucks have been ardent fans of our product and went so far as to sign an exclusive 4-year deal with Fatigue Science to prevent competitors from taking advantage of the technology.
FS Blog - media logo - BC Tech Assoc
,

go! Vancouver (Shaw TV): ConnectFX event featuring Fatigue Science

BCTIA hosted ConnectFX, a one-day event designed to build connections between local businesses by putting BC's latest technology innovations on stage in front of some of the Province's largest enterprise organizations.
FS Blog - media logo - Globe & Mail
,

The Globe and Mail: Helping companies track and optimize workers' sleep schedules

Instead of displaying an essentially arbitrary unit of fatigue on graphs, it expresses its in a far more familiar context: Blood-alcohol level.
FS Blog - media logo - SportTechie
,

SportTechie.com: Analyzing the sleep patterns of the Dallas Mavericks

The start of the NBA season has basketball fans smiling, but the rise of tech in support of better basketball has NBA owners smiling more. The influence of tech is growing, and we’ve seen more than a few headlines over the weeks leading into the 2013-14 season to prove the relationship is growing.
FS Blog - media logo - Global News

Global BC News: What effect does daylight savings time have on your body?

There’s well-established evidence to suggest that when we set our clocks forward in the spring, that lost hour of sleep increases the number of car accidents even heart attacks the next day.

The Province: What will you do with that extra hour this weekend?

When asked by The Province how many hours of sleep we should be getting, Byrne immediately answered: “How well do you want to perform?”
FS Blog - media logo - Vancouver Sun

Vancouver Sun: Dying for sleep - Vancouver company's technology measures sleep

Sleep is crucial - "Spring forward, fall back" means clocks get set back an hour at 2 a.m. Sunday so we get an extra hour of sleep.
FS Blog - media logo - trucknews.com
,

Truck News: Can a high-tech wristband measure driver fatigue and predict crashes?

Managing fatigue has always been an issue in the trucking industry, all the more so as the professional driver population ages.