Arlington, VA – August 2017 – Humanproof, a human factors and engineering firm based in Arlington, Va., has partnered with Springfield, Mo.-based TransLand, a recognized leader in safety in the U.S., on a pilot program to promote safety within the trucking industry.
Humanproof, a Virginia-based human factors and engineering firm and its prime Deloitte recently began a task order for TSA’s Human Factors Group in the Program Management Support Services (PMSS) – Office of Requirements and Capabilities Analysis (ORCA). ORCA identifies security threats, risks and capabilities gaps and develops engineering requirements to ensure TSA’s technologies and personnel are optimized for total system performance, both human and automated.
The US Coast Guard (USCG) awarded a $9-million Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to ABSG Consulting, Inc., an ABS Group company (ABS Group). As a subcontractor on this agreement, Virginia-based Humanproof will support human performance analyses on the engineering, design, development, and testing of USCG ship, boat, aircraft and C4ISR acquisitions.
Human Factors evaluation concluded that “the addition of a graphic logo to the word legend on a sign took observers longer to process, requiring longer glance times to the signs containing the graphic logos.
NEW YORK — Metro-North workers accidentally cut power to the railroad’s nerve center Thursday night, taking out signals across its entire network and leaving thousands of commuters stranded on trains or stuck at stations for hours, the top MTA official said Friday.
Some automotive experts say that cars will virtually drive themselves some day. But until that day comes, drivers will find themselves benefiting from advanced safety information systems, some of which are just around the corner.
An explosion that killed seven Camp Lejeune Marines -- including Lance Cpl. Roger W. Muchnick Jr., a 2008 Staples High School graduate -- during a nighttime training exercise last year was caused by human error and insufficient training, according to the results of a military investigation.
Last week, the UK Statistics Authority, the watchdog that oversees the publication of official data, said it could no longer approve crime figures based on information recorded by the police in England and Wales.
BBC producer Andrew Luck-Baker was on board a Russian research vessel when it became trapped in pack ice over Christmas. Here, Andrew, who was covering an expedition for the BBC World Service's Discovery programme, examines the events that led up to the ship being stranded.
A few weeks into the making of Her, Spike Jonze's new flick about romance in the age of artificial intelligence, the director had something of a breakthrough. After poring over the work of Ray Kurzweil and other futurists trying to figure out how, exactly, his artificially intelligent female lead should operate, Jonze arrived at a critical insight: Her, he realised, isn't a movie about technology. It's a movie about people. With that, the film took shape. Sure, it takes place in the future, but what it's really concerned with are human relationships, as fragile and complicated as they've been from the start.