Thank You to Our Sponsors and Exhibitors!
Thank you to all the 2020 ErgoX Sponsors and Exhibitors! Be sure to check them out during the meeting!
HeroWear is a wearable technology company that is developing a suite of assistive clothing solutions that reduce fatigue and musculoskeletal strain on workers. Their first product, the Apex, was developed in conjunction with the Center for Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology at Vanderbilt University.
Why Become BCPE Certified? Professional certification symbolizes excellence, helps you stand out from the crowd and demonstrates you “know what you don’t know”. Why Hire a BCPE Certificant? Employers and consumers know they are working with a Professional who has met a rigorous standard. The non-profit BCPE is the primary source of Board Credentialed Practitioners in the field of human factors/ergonomics/user experience. BCPE is internationally renowned since establishing in 1990.
At Liberty Mutual, we believe progress happens when people feel secure. By providing protection for the unexpected and delivering it with care, we help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. In business since 1912, and headquartered in Boston, today we are the sixth largest global property and casualty insurer based on 2019 gross written premium. We also rank 77th on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the U.S. based on 2019 revenue. As of December 31, 2019, we had $43.2 billion in annual consolidated revenue. We employ over 45,000 people in 29 countries and economies around the world. We offer a wide range of insurance products and services, including personal automobile, homeowners, specialty lines, reinsurance, commercial multiple-peril, workers compensation, commercial automobile, general liability, surety, and commercial property. For more information, visit www.libertymutualinsurance.com.
Myontec ErgoAnalysis™ is a smart clothing-based solution to capture muscle activation (EMG), motions and heart rate data combined with video. The solution brings physical loading into numbers and visual reports, and is designed to decrease work based musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), reduce accidents and sick leaves. ErgoAnalysis™ provides also objective data of the ergonomic design of handheld tools and right end-user technique to use the tool. The ErgoAnalysis™ includes algorithms taking into account validated, scientific recommendations for maximum work physical loading. The technology behind this solution is patented, scientifically validated, and it has been in routine use since 2017 globally.
Paexo exoskeletons are made by Ottobock, a long-established company with 100 years of expertise in the development and production of biomechanical and orthopaedic products. Since 2012, Ottobock has been researching innovative solutions to make jobs in industry, logistics and the trade sector more ergonomic. Our goal is to provide relief for people who perform physically demanding tasks, such as overhead work, thereby creating healthier working conditions. Ottobock Industrials offers a broad range of passive exoskeletons and solutions for assembly, maintenance, painting and construction. All of our products are developed at our headquarters in Duderstadt, Germany.
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Sarcos Robotics is the world leader in industrial robotic systems that augment human performance by combining human intelligence, instinct, and judgment with the strength, endurance, and precision of machines to enhance employee safety and productivity. Leveraging more than 25 years of research and development, Sarcos mobile robotic systems, including the Guardian® S, Guardian® GT, and Guardian® XO®, are revolutionizing the future of work wherever physically demanding work is done. Formerly the robotics division of a major defense contractor, Sarcos is based in Salt Lake City, Utah, powered by an innovative team of entrepreneurs and engineers, and backed by Caterpillar, GE Ventures, Microsoft, and Schlumberger. For more information please visit www.sarcos.com.