Wearable technology for shearers a step closer to reality

Kristen Frost
By Kristen Frost
Updated July 4 2022 - 1:38pm, first published February 3 2022 - 12:00am
Researcher Mark Robertson of Melbourne University's faculty of engineering said through a business innovation grant, shearers were fitted with motion sensors to detect and predict muscle fatigue.

Just four sensors placed on the lower back of a shearer may hold the key to injury prevention and prolonging a shearer's career, new data has revealed.

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Kristen Frost

Kristen Frost

National Sheep and Wool Writer

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