Wearable tech gives businesses a competitive edge
We can do amazing things with wearables!
Wearable technologies are the next evolutionary step in computing. Businesses are already finding a multitude of ways to profit from them, and the wave is just beginning.
Frederick Taylor would have loved to have been able to monitor the efficiency of workers with wearable sensors. Tesco uses armbands to track how workers are transporting goods in their warehouse. Employees like it because it saves them from having to carry and fill out clipboards of paperwork.
The technologies are not only about efficiency. In the construction industry, sensors can now notice when a backhoe driver’s head falls forward or their back slumps. That indicates they’re tired or even that they experienced a “microsleep,” where they actually did fall asleep for a fractional second. When operating heavy equipment, that’s…
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