Automotive News: Why Auto Workers Will Be Wearing Their Jobs

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Automotive News: Why Auto Workers Will Be Wearing Their Jobs

Learn about the new factory technology in the pipeline that will turn workers’ clothing into data-emitting devices for plant management.

Aug 4, 2014

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- New factory technology is in the pipeline that will turn workers’ clothing into data-emitting devices for plant management. The benefit? Engineers will be able to constantly monitor the air temperature, humidity, and working conditions of a factory process, and track employee motions for ergonomics research and safety concerns.