Micromanagement Material: Electronic Sleeves Monitor Workers’ Efficiency | Wired Science | Wired.com

Micromanaging carried to the extreme

Computerized sleeves may soon allow manufacturing bosses to monitor and record workers’ moves and mine them for efficiency data.

Motion-capture systems (such as those used to animate computer-generated movie characters) might allow Big Brother monitoring on par with the sleeves, but such systems require special computing, expensive video cameras and other impractical elements. So a pair of wearable, breathable electronic sleeves may become the ultimate micromanaging tool.

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