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Enabling Soldier Data Visualization

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May 2016

Enabling Soldier Data Visualization

Researching, developing, and understanding soldier systems (i.e., clothing, equipment, weapons, and tasks) is very challenging. For example, the successful integration of new components requires an intimate knowledge of many variables and complex relationships between data sets. HSI®, with funding from Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC), investigated this issue and...

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People scattered around a room, climbing ladders, looking out windows, zero gravity (people handing off ceiling as well as standing on floor)

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May 2016

What Do My Colleagues Do All Day?

Do you ever sit at work and wonder, “What do my colleagues do all day?” Yesterday, HSI had its 2016 Project Briefing Day. We do this once a year to get updated on what neat and innovative research projects our consultants worked on over the past year. Not only does...

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Top Human Factors Tweets of 2015

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Dec 2015

Top Human Factors Tweets of 2015

Before we close up shop for the holidays, we want to countdown our favourite tweets relating to Human Factors and Ergonomics from over the past year. Shamelessly, we’ve included one of our own – hey, at least we didn’t rank it as #1! Follow us @HSI_Guelph. Safe and Happy Holidays...

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Motion Capture for Effective Digital Human Models

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Nov 2015

Motion Capture for Effective Digital Human Models

Motion capture technology has come a long way over the years with improvements in accuracy, capture frequency, accessibility, and affordability. Accompanying these improvements has been a growth in applications, including use of motion capture as a supplement to digital human models. Motion capture technology by definition is any device that...

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Just What Time Is It Anyway?

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Oct 2015

Just What Time Is It Anyway?

The clocks are changing this weekend. Daylight savings and the semi-annual changing of time always reminds me of the one time, in 1988, when I almost missed my plane due to human error. The “human” meaning, of course, me. I arrived for my flight with more than an hour to...

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Happy 1st Birthday to Our Website!

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Oct 2015

Happy 1st Birthday to Our Website!

This week our re-designed website turns 1 year old. We’ve gone through a lot over the past year with this website…here are some of the things we’ve learned along the way: One size does not fit all – What looked great on a laptop didn’t always look so fabulous on...

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Contract Win for IDEAS Quality Improvement eLearning!

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Sep 2015

Contract Win for IDEAS Quality Improvement eLearning!

Over the last few years, HSI® has been expanding its expertise in immersive, quality-focused eLearning and training. We’re thrilled to announce a new contract to work with the Institute of Health Policy, Management  & Evaluation (part of the University of Toronto), Health Quality Ontario, and the Institute of Clinical Evaluative...

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