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Cell phone monitors employees’ every move

March 12, 2010


KDDI’s R&D lab has come up with a scary new monitoring feature for work-issued cell phones: enhanced motion sensors that “learn” employee movements and then report back to employers if the workers are not going through those motions during work hours. By combining a regular motion sensor with a back-end analytical sensor system capable of pattern-matching, the cell phone can tell if you’re moving too little or too much, or too erratically. Interesting…

Press release (Japanese, via Asiajin)