Convention Venues Welcome Guests Through IoT Mobile check-in is the tip of the iceberg in terms of what IoT technology can offer hotel guests. Through the use of beacons, hotels and convention centers can notify visitors of convention updates, provide tourist information, and offer promotions as they walk on site.
The Future of Education is Bright with Smart Digital Highlighters Digital highlighters offer new ways for students to read. After scanning text, students can transfer, edit, and listen to the text via connected computer applications. The tools also offer text translations in multiple languages and provide assistive technology for those with learning difficulties by enhancing comprehension and reading ability.
Motion Sensor Technology Aids Care at Hinge Health Physical therapists are going digital, offering exercise instructions and support remotely to patients. With wearable sensors and a mobile app from Hinge Health, healthcare specialists can add another dimension of care to patients and provide digital therapy with real-time visual and audio feedback to in-home patients.
Intelligent Face Mask Crosses the Language Barrier A Japanese robotics company creates a smart face mask that can translate speech into eight languages using an embedded microphone, artificial intelligence, and a smartphone.
IoT Office Solutions Help with Cleanliness, Social Distancing As more businesses and retail stores start to bring back workers from the COVID-19 lockdown, social distancing is becoming an important consideration of workplace safety. New IoT office solutions aim to help facility managers monitor cleanliness, manage workspace occupancy, and prevent overcrowding in communal areas.
Companies Turn to Wearable IoT Technology to Safeguard Workers Wearable technologies provide companies with an easy way to ensure social distancing, prevent group clustering, and provide contact tracing as employees return to the workplace. New technologies are flexible enough to work in the factory, office, or in the field.
Interactive Digital Signs Offer Extra Value During Pandemic High-tech meets sustainability and functionality in the growing digital sign market. During the pandemic, digital signs everywhere lit up, offering valuable communications such as transportation schedules, real-time wait times for medical care, and vital public health messages.
Location and Mobility Tracking May Become a Valuable Aid in Virus Control Cell phone location data is being used to map the path of Covid-19 and alert citizens to interactions with potential carriers. New solutions coming soon will test contract-tracing software for cell phones, while other solutions are using location data and wearables to assess the effectiveness of lockdown orders.