Industrial Engineer Engineering and Management Solutions at Work

May 2013    |    Volume: 45    |    Number: 5

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News, trends & tactics in the April 2013 issue of Industrial Engineer 

Automating a look at the hands

Algorithms could help industry predict, prevent reptitive motion injuries
Robert Radwin is working on algorithms that could look upon workers’ hands and evaluate their exposure to repetitive motion, much like a sound meter evaluates acoustic noise.

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