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OUR SMARTEST INDUSTRIAL HARDHAT FOR A SAFER, PRODUCTIVE, AND BETTER-CONNECTED WORKFORCE.

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The HC1 communicator is our flagship smart hardhat that provides sensor-based contextual awareness of the surroundings; multi-modal, high-precision real-time positioning (RTLS) and proximity detection; comprehensive audio-visual telecommunications; peripheral connectivity; and multiple wireless backhaul options; with an ergonomic and user-friendly interface.

Hands-Free Operation

Hands-Free Operation

The hardhat PPE form factor allows for hands-free operation and simplifies the overall usage and adoption.

Industrial Wearable

Industrial Wearable

Designed to be a general-purpose industrial wearable, the HC1 provides an unparalleled set of features and capabilities for use in all our solutions and across industries.

Operate In Offline Mode

Operate In Offline Mode

As with all our wearables, the HC1 can be used with Wi-Fi or cellular networks, can operate in offline mode, and is available as an ATEX/Intrinsically Safe variant.

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HC1 Communicator key features

  • Certified ANSI.Z89.14 Type I Class-G industrial hardhat
  • Real-time indoor & outdoor location tracking (RTLS) using GPS/GNSS
  • High-precision (sub-meter and full 3D) indoor/outdoor location tracking using infrastructure beacons (optional)
  • Presence detection using standard BLE beacons and UWB
  • Proximity-detection to moving or static equipment, personnel and vehicles (example: forklifts)
  • PPE compliance and audits using RFID
  • Asset Identification using BLE and RFID
  • Audio/video VOIP telephony with compatible devices and SCC operators

What’s Inside?

  • Hard Hat. Type I, Class G.
  • Adjustable Suspension. HC-1 should only be used with the suspension provided by Guardhat.
  • Battery Pack. May be a single-cell or dual-cell Lithium-Ion battery.
  • Battery Charging Station. Can charge up to 4 battery packs simultaneously and is supplied separately.
  • Additional Battery Packs. May be procured through Guardhat to allow for extended hard hat use.
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Product Specification

  • Wireless Connectivity. UWB, Zigbee, Wifi, LTE, NFC, BLE, Bluetooth
  • Multimedia Options. LEDs, Audio Speakers, Microphones, 13MP Camera (video and still image), PTT, VOIP, Video Uplink
  • 3-D Location Accuracy. Accurate up to 1 meter.
  • Sensors. Temperature, Humidity, Pressure, Noise Level, Hat Not Worn, Fall Detection, Proximity Danger
  • Battery Capacity (dual cell). 4800 mAH (typically 8 -12 hours)
  • Maximum Weight (with suspension). 800 g / 1 lb, 12.2 oz
  • Operating Temperature HC-1 -20° C to 57° C / -4° F to 134° F

Applicable Solutions

  • Inventory Tracking
  • Man-Machine Interaction
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Emergency Response
  • PPE Compliance
  • Human Conditions and Vitals Monitoring
  • Lone Worker
  • Planning and Scheduling
  • Time and Attendance
  • Time and Motion Studies
  • Driver/Machine Operator Monitoring
  • On-the-job training
  • Remote Expert Support

Guardhat Provides Customized Solutions To Specific Industries

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CHEMICAL

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CONSTRUCTION

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FORESTRY & LOGGING

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MANUFACTURING

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ENERGY

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METALS

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MINERAL MINING

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PAPER

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PLASTIC

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TELECOMMUNICATION

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UTILITIES

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WOOD

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