Google Glass-style helmet combines protection and data for industrial workers

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While wearable technology has so far been marketed at the consumer, there are many business cases for products that make data more readily available to workers in the field. We've previously written about the Golden-i Wireless Headset, which provides firefighters with maps and information about oxygen levels in dangerous environments. Now the DAQRI Smart Helmet is providing industrial workers with hardhat protection while also using an augmented reality to help them navigate sites. Since most of those who work around large machinery or on construction sites are required to wear a helmet, AR specialists DAQRI integrated a further protective visor…

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