Augmented reality system uses GPS to improve user experience

Augmented reality system uses GPS to improve user experience

An example of what students would see within an augmented reality educational experience. In the proposed system, students could turn their heads to see additional content. In theory, augmented reality (AR) has the potential to transform online learning, allowing students to interact with virtual components in their own physical settings. In reality, however, the technology [...]
Optimal break times improve work performance, study shows

Optimal break times improve work performance, study shows

Workers who perform routine tasks do so faster and with fewer errors if they take breaks at the right times, a Mizzou Engineering team has found. And those optimal break times depend on the intensity of the task. Jung Hyup Kim, an associate professor in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, and Vitor De Oliveira Vargas, [...]
Improving Workflow in an Intensive Care Unit

Improving Workflow in an Intensive Care Unit

A hospital’s intensive care unit (ICU) can be a very busy place. Time is of the essence when treating patients, yet time is a limited commodity for ICU nurses. They treat patients, fill out paperwork, talk with patients’ families and much more every day. But time spent not treating patients hinders patient care. And in […]

Study: Drivers Experience Four Levels of Attentive ‘Gaze’ in Response to Alerts From Pre-crash Warning Systems

Study: Drivers Experience Four Levels of Attentive ‘Gaze’ in Response to Alerts From Pre-crash Warning Systems

Drivers experience four levels of attentive ‘gaze’ in pre-crash warning systems from Mizzou News on Vimeo. A collision avoidance system, or pre-crash alert generated by a vehicle, can often be found as an optional safety feature in today’s vehicles to help reduce possible accidents and save lives. However, these systems are not always tested in […]

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