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E140 - Redesigned Schools, Smart Cane, Robotics Optical Lace

9/12/2019
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Today is September 12th, 2019 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. HUMAN FACTORS NEWS How Schools Are Being Designed to Minimize the Number of Deaths During a Mass Shooting https://gizmodo.com/how-schools-are-being-designed-to-minimize-the-number-o-1837862416 Video Source: https://youtu.be/EscI-TTyms4 Blind man helps develop smart cane that uses Google Maps and sensors to navigate the world...

Duration:00:57:55

139 - Robotic Shorts, Hand Tracking Algorithm, and Heathrow Shut Down

9/4/2019
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Today is September 2nd, 2019 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. HUMAN FACTORS NEWS Scientists develop robotic shorts that make it easier to walk and run https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/19/20811832/exosuit-shorts-running-walking-darpa-harvard-university VIDEO ASSET New Hand-Tracking Algorithm Could Be a Big Step in Sign Language Recognition...

Duration:01:08:13

E138 - Maritime AI, Smart Patches, and Robot Tails

8/12/2019
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Today is August 12th, 2019 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. HUMAN FACTORS NEWS Academy cadets’ invention to support battlefield Airmen awarded patent https://www.edwards.af.mil/News/Article/1925461/academy-cadets-invention-to-support-battlefield-airmen-awarded-patents 4 Ways AI Can Assist Minimising Maritime Accidents - Sea News Global Maritime News https://seanews.co.uk/features/4-ways-ai-can-assist-minimising-maritime-accidents Carnegie...

Duration:00:55:35

E137 - Neuralink Brain Computer Interfaces, Haptic Prosthetics, and Toyota's Accessible People Mover

7/29/2019
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Today is July 29th, 2019 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff HUMAN FACTORS NEWS Elon Musk’s Neuralink looks to begin outfitting human brains with faster input and output starting next year https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/16/elon-musks-neuralink-looks-to-begin-outfitting-human-brains-with-faster-input-and-output-starting-next-year Scientists Have Created a Prosthetic Arm That Lets Patients Feel Touch Again...

Duration:00:58:20

E136 - Aircraft Safety, Hospital Noise, and Hospital Robots

7/22/2019
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Today is July 22nd, 2019 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome, Blake Arnsdorff with special guest Jeff Olson. HUMAN FACTORS NEWS 35 Injured on Air Canada Flight to Australia After Aircraft Hits 'Sudden Turbulence' https://gizmodo.com/35-injured-on-air-canada-flight-to-australia-after-airc-1836296050 Video Captures Delta Air Lines MD-88 Engine Failing Mid-Flight Before Emergency Landing...

Duration:01:02:24

E135 - Artificial vision, User in yer face, and Autonomous Plane Landing

7/8/2019
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Today is July 8th, 2019 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome and Blake Arnsdorff. HUMAN FACTORS NEWS Simple ‘smart’ glass reveals the future of artificial vision https://www.engr.wisc.edu/simple-smart-glass-reveals-future-artificial-vision/ User in yer face is an online museum of design horrors https://thenextweb.com/apps/2019/07/04/user-in-yer-face-is-an-online-museum-of-design-horrors/ With little training, machine-learning algorithms can uncover hidden scientific...

Duration:01:00:15

E134 - Galaxy’s Edge, AI Superpowers, and Performance Tracking

7/1/2019
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Today is July 1st, 2019 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome and Blake Arnsdorff. HUMAN FACTORS NEWS Researchers developed a sensing system to constantly track the performance of workers https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/29/researchers-developed-a-sensing-system-to-constantly-track-the-performance-of-workers/ MIT’s new interactive machine learning prediction tool could give everyone AI superpowers...

Duration:01:00:07

E133 - Drone Regulations, Drone Deliveries, Drone Taxis

6/18/2019
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Today is June 18rd, 2019 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome and Blake Arnsdorff. HUMAN FACTORS NEWS Europe publishes common drone rules, giving operators a year to prepare https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/11/europe-publishes-common-drone-rules-giving-operators-a-year-to-prepare/ Uber Elevate wants to deliver Big Macs by drone starting this summer https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/12/uber-elevate-drone-deliveries-san-diego/ Uber Claims ‘Aerial Ridesharing’ On Track to Be...

Duration:01:00:53

E132 - Banning Drivers, Amazon’s Drones, and Robot Arms

6/10/2019
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Today is June 10rd, 2019 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome and Blake Arnsdorff. HUMAN FACTORS NEWS Driverless cars: once they're on the road, human drivers should be banned https://phys.org/news/2019-06-driverless-cars-theyre-road-human.html A first look at Amazon’s new delivery drone https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/05/a-first-look-at-amazons-new-delivery-drone/amp/ Jaco Is a Low-Power Robot Arm That Hooks to Your Wheelchair...

Duration:01:00:11

E131 - Traffic Lights, MIT’s HERMES Robot, and Digital Meditation

6/3/2019
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Today is June 3rd, 2019 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome and Blake Arnsdorff. HUMAN FACTORS NEWS Intelligent pedestrian traffic lights: New system by TU Graz automatically recognises pedestrians’ intent to cross the road https://www.tugraz.at/en/tu-graz/services/news-stories/media-service/singleview/article/denkende-fussgaengerampeln-neues-system-der-tu-graz-erkennt-kreuzungswunsch-automatisch0/ Human Reflexes Help MIT’s HERMES Rescue Robot Keep Its Footing...

Duration:00:51:56

E130 - Tesla Crashes, Deepfakes, Amazon’s Emotion Wearable

5/27/2019
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Today is May 27th, 2019 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome and Blake Arnsdorff. HUMAN FACTORS NEWS Tesla on Autopilot Slams into stalled car on highway, expect more of this… https://www.forbes.com/sites/lanceeliot/2019/05/26/tesla-on-autopilot-rams-into-stalled-car-on-highway-expect-more-of-this/#7ec44e0f4fe5 DHL launches its first regular fully-automated and intelligent urban drone delivery service...

Duration:00:47:33

Bonus: A Preview of the 2019 ErgoX Exoskeleton Symposium: Exoskeletons in the Workplace and Beyond

5/7/2019
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Presenter(s): Nicholas Roome, Blake Arnsdorff, Chris Reid, Hongwei Hsaio, Bill Marras Description: 2018 saw the return of ErgoX in a new symposium format dedicated to the user centered design of new disruptive technology…in this case exoskeletons. Lessons learned from attendees of the symposium showed the need for further understanding of how to properly design, assess, utilize, integrate, and sustain these devices in not only the industrial workplace, but also medical rehabilitation, and...

Duration:00:52:25

E129 - Robot Traffic Stops, Ethical AI, and High-Tech Hospital

5/6/2019
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Today is May 6th, 2019 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome and Sabrina Moran. HUMAN FACTORS NEWS Google Introduces New Feature to Auto-Delete Your Location and Activity Data https://gizmodo.com/google-introduces-new-feature-to-auto-delete-your-locat-1834453115 Implications of 'RoboCop' Make a Traffic Stop https://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/robotics-hardware/video-friday-watch-this-robocop-make-a-traffic-stop Here are the 7 requirements for building ethical...

Duration:00:55:33

E128 - AI Stores, Speech from the Brain, and Amazon AI Termination

4/29/2019
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Today is April 29nd, 2019 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome and Blake Arnsdorff. HUMAN FACTORS NEWS Walmart unveils an AI-powered store of the future, now open to the public https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/25/walmart-unveils-an-a-i-powered-store-of-the-future-now-open-to-the-public/ Scientists pull speech directly from the brain https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/24/scientists-pull-speech-directly-from-the-brain/ Google’s Wing has landed the FAA’s first approval for...

Duration:00:53:09

E127 - Data Collection Icons, Life-Saving Watch, Home Robot

4/22/2019
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Today is April 22nd, 2019 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome and Blake Arnsdorff. A Preview of the 2019 ErgoX Exoskeleton Symposium: Exoskeletons in the Workplace and Beyond https://www.hfes.org/events/webinar-series/past-webinars HUMAN FACTORS NEWS Sidewalk Labs' street signs alert people to data collection in use https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/19/sidewalk-labs-digital-transparency-icons-signs/ Syringe 'watch' puts a life-saving allergy shot on your wrist...

Duration:00:46:03

E126 - Police Tracking via Google, Astronaut Twins, and Scrubbing out Cancer

4/16/2019
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Today is April 16th, 2019 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome and Blake Arnsdorff. A Preview of the 2019 ErgoX Exoskeleton Symposium: Exoskeletons in the Workplace and Beyond https://www.hfes.org/events/webinar-series/past-webinars HUMAN FACTORS NEWS Tracking Phones, Google Is a Dragnet for the Police https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/04/13/us/google-location-tracking-police.html Tests on Astronaut and Twin Brother Highlight Spaceflight’s Human Impact...

Duration:00:59:53

E125 - Tesla Stickers, Computers for Field Workers, HIPAA-Compliant Alexa Skill

4/8/2019
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Today is April 8th, 2019 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome and Blake Arnsdorff. HUMAN FACTORS NEWS Three Small Stickers in Intersection Can Cause Tesla Autopilot to Swerve Into Wrong Lane https://spectrum.ieee.org/cars-that-think/transportation/self-driving/three-small-stickers-on-road-can-steer-tesla-autopilot-into-oncoming-lane RealWear Announces that Shell Selects HMT-1Z1 and HMT-1 Hands-Free Computers for Field Workers....

Duration:00:43:26

E124 - HCS 2019 Recap, Google Stadia, and The Future of Wearables

4/1/2019
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Today is April 1st, 2019 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff and Elyse Hallett. HUMAN FACTORS NEWS Google Unveils Gaming Platform Stadia, A Competitor To Xbox, PlayStation And PC https://kotaku.com/google-unveils-gaming-platform-stadia-1833409933 An interface system with augmented reality technology could help people with profound motor impairments operate a humanoid robot to feed themselves and perform routine personal care tasks....

Duration:01:03:08

#HCS2019 Bonus Interview with Matt Nare

3/28/2019
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Join us for our bonus interview with Matt Nare from #HCS2019 Follow Matt: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthew-nare-93015297/ Support us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/humanfactorscast Follow us on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/humanfactorscast Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/HFactorsPodcast Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/HumanFactorsCast Follow us on Soundcloud: @HumanFactorsCast Our official website: www.humanfactorscast.com Follow Elyse: www.linkedin.com/in/elysehallett/...

Duration:00:18:47

#HCS2019 Bonus Interview with Ken Catchpole

3/28/2019
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Join us for our bonus interview with Ken Catchpole from #HCS2019 Follow Ken: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-catchpole-18068b3/ https://education.musc.edu/MUSCApps/facultydirectory/Catchpole-Kenneth Support us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/humanfactorscast Follow us on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/humanfactorscast Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/HFactorsPodcast Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/HumanFactorsCast Follow us on Soundcloud: @HumanFactorsCast Our official website:...

Duration:00:14:12