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Amazon has patented designs for a wristband to be worn by warehouse employees that can precisely track where they are placing their hands and even use vibrations to nudge them in different directions.

1. What type of tracking is used?
2. What type of security implications do these bracelets have?
3. What was the most interesting thing you read in this article?
4. What type of accounting implications do the bracelets have?

Source: Solon, O. (2018) Amazon patents wristband that tracks warehouse workers’ movements. The Guardian, Jan. 31 (Retrievable online at