,

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

Julia Kuzeljevich writes:

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

According to data from the 2011 National Household Survey report, the average truck driver age is actually 46 years, four years older than that of the average worker at 41.5 years.

the industry, but are they enough to determine where the problem areas can and do occur?

In terms of getting aggregate data on how tired drivers are, some companies whose employees perform shift work are testing technology such as that developed by Vancouver, B.C.’s Fatigue Science, a technology start-up that makes a wristband to measure the sleep patterns of the user and to predict levels of fatigue and alertness during their waking hours…

Read the full article

screen-shot-2013-10-30-at-5-24-47-pm-300x157-png-47-pm-300x157

 

RELATED POSTS

,

Fatigue Science Receives Funding for Forecasting Sleep and Fatigue Predictive Analytics from Industrial Internet of Things Data

Fatigue Science, a global leader in predictive human performance data in elite sports, military and heavy industry, is pleased to announce that it will receive advisory services and up to $99,780 in research and development funding from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP).
,

Fatigue Science launches ReadiAnalytics, providing real-time insights into worker fatigue and its causes

Fatigue Science, a global leader in providing predictive human performance data to heavy industry firms, elite sports teams, and the military, is pleased to announce the launch of ReadiAnalytics, a first-of-its-kind analytics platform. ReadiAnalytics delivers real-time, validated, and objective insights into workforce fatigue levels and its root causes.

Fatigue Science Customer Experience: Growing Sustainable Proven Value for Our Customers

It’s the role of the Customer Experience team at Fatigue Science to understand the needs of our enterprise customers and to work with them to achieve their goals.  Our customers want access to objective and actionable data for managing daily fatigue risks, as well as understanding the long term relationship between sleep and fatigue and their impact on their operations. The Customer Experience team not only helps customers roll out this technology site-wide, or company-wide, but we also help customize their data to make it configurable for their specific needs and requirements, and support them in achieving long-term health and safety benefits for their work force.