Hitachi group firm buys fatigue monitoring device maker SmartCap

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Wenco International Mining Systems Ltd., a wholly owned Canadian subsidiary of Japan's Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., has acquired Australian fatigue monitoring wearable maker SmartCap Technologies Pty. Ltd. The acquisition dated May 1 enables Wenco to enhance its safety solutions with SmartCap's signature technology that assesses real-time fatigue levels and detects microsleeps in operators at industrial sites, Hitachi Construction Machinery said. The Tokyo-based construction equipment manufacturer did not disclose details of the investment. The company and Wenco had been engaged in year...

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