Smart Sleeves That Will Improve Workplace Efficiency

Smart Sleeves That Will Improve Workplace Efficiency
technology

Sensors worn on arms can measure various assembly worker movements and motion sequences to improve performance.

Yi Chen
  • 9 january 2012


Sleeves embedded with matchbox-sized sensors can help employers monitor the efficiency of workers in a noninvasive manner. The innovative tool was designed by German engineering firm DR. GRUENDLER, under project contract from research organization Fraunhofer. The sensor sleeves can be utilized in factory environments when it’s important to know how long it takes for someone finish a task, such as assembly.

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