Tag: usability


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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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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Adapting to Different Platforms

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Aug 2015

Adapting to Different Platforms

Recently I heard about yet another tragic death of someone falling onto a subway track. It amazes me that this still happens and that no sure-fire preventative measures are out there to eliminate these senseless deaths. Not too long afterward, I had cause to use the free train provided from...

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