SmartCap Technologies announced as one of Gartner’s “Cool Vendors for 2016.”

On April, 28, 2016 SmartCap was designated as one of Gartner’s “Cool Vendors in Wearable Electronics for Enterprise, 2016”.

“We at SmartCap are proud and honored to be listed in Gartner’s ‘Cool Vendors in Wearable Electronics for Enterprise 2016’ said Dush Wimal, CEO of SmartCap Technologies. “The growth of the wearables technology sector will play a vital role in employee health and safety in the future. While SmartCap is a ‘Cool’ product, it plays a very important role in making sure that the wearers of SmartCap get #HomeSafeEveryday.”

As indicated in the report by analysts Angela McIntyre, Michele Reitz, Wm. L. Hahn, Annette Zimmermann, Olive Huang and Tuong Huy Nguyen,” The vendors selected for this report have innovative technology, but are above the media hype created by other vendors that make claims of hardware capabilities years before they are ready for practical use. Because vendors highlighted in this report are less often in the popular media, they may be below the radar of CIOs considering wearable devices.”

Mr Wimal says “This is also true in the fatigue monitoring space. There are a number of camera based technologies measuring symptoms of fatigue or counting microsleeps and alerting the operator after the fact. These technologies not only have a very high rate of false alarms, but customers often find the operator’s decision making capabilities and reaction times are severely impaired by the time an alarm is generated. If you look beneath the hype, it is also a well-documented fact that a person who is in a fatigue state experiences microsleeps with their eyes open. The camera based technologies fails to detect these microsleeps, which puts the operators at risk.”

SmartCap is the only fatigue monitoring technology in the world that has been independently verified to have a greater than 98% accuracy (not achieved by any other competitor) and also provides the earliest possible alarms to prevent the operators from ever having a microsleep. World class organisations and the market themselves are far more aware of the differences between the technologies which has resulted in a number of key customers replacing their camera based fatigue technologies with SmartCap.

 

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Why count microsleeps when you can prevent them?