HSI® Work


HSI® wins contract to support research about how human factors shape military operations

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Nov 2019

HSI® wins contract to support research about how human factors shape military operations

Guelph, Ontario, Canada, October 2019 – HSI® has been awarded a five-year contract with Defence Research and Development Canada’s Toronto Research Centre (DRDC TRC) for support in Information Operations, Intelligence and Cyber research. The human aspect of military operations is shaped by many things. Culture, comprehension, and motivation all affect...

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HSI® wins Innovation Solutions Canada contract for Firefighter R&D

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Nov 2019

HSI® wins Innovation Solutions Canada contract for Firefighter R&D

Guelph, Ontario, Canada, November 2019 — For improved firefighter situational awareness, HSI® has been awarded an Innovative Solutions Canada Phase 1 (Proof of Concept) contract of $200,000 in response to an innovation challenge developed and funded by the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP) administered by Defence Research and Development...

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HumanSystems® wins contract with Ontario’s IESO (Independent Electricity System Operator) to support major control room refurbishment

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Sep 2019

HumanSystems® wins contract with Ontario’s IESO (Independent Electricity System Operator) to support major control room refurbishment

GUELPH, Ontario, Canada, September, 2019 – HSI® (HumanSystems® Incorporated) continues to expand into the electrical utility market with a new contract to help Ontario’s IESO upgrade its control-room workstations and displays. The IESO is the Crown Corporation responsible for managing the electricity market and the day-to-day supply of electricity in...

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Jan 2019

HSI receives two IDEaS Awards

HumanSystems® receives two IDEaS awards to develop better body armour for defence and security. R&D on lightweight ballistic protection aims to keep soldiers safe without sacrificing comfort and performance for people in uniform. Guelph, Ontario, Canada, December 2018 — HumanSystems® Incorporated (HSI®) has received two funding awards totalling approximately $400,000 through...

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Success at CANSEC 2017

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Jun 2017

Success at CANSEC 2017

We would like to congratulate Lucie Trempe-Hann from Airbus Defence and Space for winning HumanSystems’ CANSEC promotion! Thank you to all who took part in our promotion and made it such an enormous success. Now that CANSEC is over, we would like to thank everyone for visiting us at booth...

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Skills Fading or Skills Maintenance?

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May 2017

Skills Fading or Skills Maintenance?

How HSI® helped Pacific Gas and Electric develop a strategy to maintain workers’ skills. The Need: Across North America, organisations of all kinds invest billions in skills training.  Depending on the frequency of use and other causes, inevitably – and predictably – these skills fade.  So yet more is spent...

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Collaboration Announcement

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Mar 2017

Collaboration Announcement

HumanSystems® and the Canadian Centre for Product Validation announce collaboration agreement to fuel product development innovation HumanSystems® Incorporated (HSI®) and the Canadian Centre for Product Validation (CCPV) are pleased to announce a collaboration agreement to deliver usability testing services to further expand the comprehensive array of product testing services now...

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Usability Testing During Product Development and Acquisition

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Mar 2017

Usability Testing During Product Development and Acquisition

A road map for better human-system integration Usability testing provides evidence-based insights into product performance that contribute to market acceptance and commercial success. Successful product design, development or acquisition starts with understanding user needs, and then evaluating how well these needs are met in each component of a system.  A...

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Modeling and Simulation Research Can Ease Your Pain

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Sep 2016

Modeling and Simulation Research Can Ease Your Pain

Neck pain is a serious concern within the pilot and flight engineer community. HSI® has taken part in research focused specifically on characterizing the typical neck loads experienced by CH-146 Griffon aircrew within the Royal Canadian Air Force – identifying and prioritizing potential mitigating strategies, and evaluating the benefits of...

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Hypothetically Speaking: Simulated Scenario Development

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Jun 2016

Hypothetically Speaking: Simulated Scenario Development

Simulated scenarios, whether created as virtual first-person games or eLearning modules, provide an opportunity to create realistic environments without committing expensive “real-life resources”. For the purposes of our work, HSI® often constructs simulated scenarios for task analysis and training. For example, HSI® developed scenarios for the Defence Research and Development...

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