DEARBORN, MI – Ford has been using virtual-reality avatars for years to simulate working procedures in its North American assembly plants and now has expanded the program to accommodate the different shapes and sizes of employees in its overseas facilities. The practice has allowed the auto maker to optimize working methods and conditions to minimize injuries and ensure vehicle components can be installed easily and correctly every time. Employee injury rates have dropped some 80% since ...
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