Motion Metrics News

The latest news and technology in mining.


February 28th, 2017

SME 2017

Motion Metrics was in Denver, Colorado for the 2017 SME Annual Conference and Expo. The four day event was a great opportunity for us to showcase our innovative safety and productivity-enhancing solutions. Our booth featured demonstrations of all our products … Continue reading

February 6th, 2017

PortaMetrics is a hit at ISEE

This week, Motion Metrics presented our paper, “Fast Rock Segmentation Using Artificial Intelligence to Approach Human-Level Accuracy,” at the 2017 ISEE Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique in Orlando, Florida. The paper explains how the PortaMetrics™ portable fragmentation analysis … Continue reading

February 1st, 2017

UBC Innovation Snapshot: Motion Metrics

Motion Metrics is proud to be one of the University of British Columbia’s featured innovators for 2017. Ever since Dr. Shahram Tafazoli founded the company as a PhD student, Motion Metrics has maintained a close relationship with the University of British … Continue reading

January 31st, 2017

Motion Metrics Featured in World Coal Magazine

January’s issue of World Coal Magazine featured our ShovelMetrics™ bucket-by-bucket payload monitoring system and showed how it can be a valuable tool to help improve mining’s lagging productivity. Over the past decade there has been a rapid decline in mining productivity … Continue reading

January 16th, 2017

Motion Metrics Awarded Canadian Patent for Proximity Detection

On December 27, Motion Metrics was awarded Canadian patent #2,781,349, “Method and Apparatus for Generating an Indication of an Object within an Operating Ambit of Heavy Loading Equipment,” for our ShovelMetrics™ Proximity Detection module. Co-invented by Dr. Shahram Tafazoli, Nima … Continue reading