What is the quantified self?

Friday, April 21, 2017 by Rhonda Locke
Have you heard the term “the quantified self”? It’s a phrase used to describe the movement of incorporating technology to acquire data on a variety of factors that make up a person’s daily life including diet, mood and performance. We’ve become almost obsessed  .. Continue reading >

An open letter to your CEO: why you need drowsiness detection technology

Thursday, April 06, 2017 by Nick Corr
Dear CEO I’m writing to highlight the real dangers of drowsiness potentially placing our company and my colleagues at risk. By the very nature of our 24-hour business, we are exposed to pressures caused by working at times against our bodies’ natural circadian rhythm. Ou .. Continue reading >

A day in the life of a shift worker

Monday, March 20, 2017 by James Gorry
Ask any shift worker about a typical shift and they will tell you the same thing: no two shifts are ever alike. Shift workers often enjoy the variety provided to them and the changing landscape. They might also tell you that it can be challenging and exhausting, but at the same time incredi .. Continue reading >

The future of road safety

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by Scott Coles
For as long as road travel has existed, so too have road accidents. Consequently, actions have been taken to improve safety and reduce the risk of a road injury or fatality. Could autonomous vehicles be the largest impact on car safety we have ever seen? It looks likely. Road safety has .. Continue reading >

What would roadside fatigue or drowsiness testing look like?

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by Dr Trefor Morgan
First, we had breath tests to test Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC). Then, we had saliva swabs to test for illegal drugs. Now, we could be seeing a test for drowsiness that completes the roadside test trifecta. Roadside drowsiness testing has rapidly become a popular discussion topi .. Continue reading >

The evolution of road safety

Friday, February 10, 2017 by Scott Coles
As we take a look back at the evolution of road safety, it’s interesting to see how much has changed; most of which has occurred just within the last 200 years. From the horse-drawn carriage to sensors, cameras, and Bluetooth technology, a lot has happened in the road safety sphere over th .. Continue reading >

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