Shield-X Challenge28 Apr - 05 May
Develop an industry-wide "Safe-Stop" PPE device for autonomous systems
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IronShirt & OpenHalt
Ironshirt is a personal safety device that utilizes the open standard Open Halt protocol for direct RF communications with adjacent machines, and has the following characteristics: - Pocket sized, easily fits into a shirt or jacket top pocket, min 2 year battery life, IP67 rating, drop & shock resistant, easily removed prior to wash or replacement of jacket or shirt. Iron shirt is equipped with 2 means of triggering Safety stop alarms: 1) when the wearer taps the device with medium force 4 times within 5 seconds and 2) when the wearer has an NFC/RFID token fitted to their shirt sleeve and s