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Singapore wearable token contact tracing app

Singapore To Give Its Citizens Wearable ‘Tokens’ for COVID-19 Contact Tracing

Singapore will start giving out wearable devices that use Bluetooth to track people’s interactions, as the country looks to resume more public activities in the coming weeks. The devices are called ‘tokens,’ and they are built on Singapore’s contact tracing smartphone app TraceTogether. Read more Countries Deploying Wearable Technology To Bring Back Tourists The devices […]
Kinetic JLG partnership COVID-19 Safety Wearables

KINETIC-JLG Partnership To Deploy COVID-19 Safety Wearables For Industrial Workers

KINETIC, a NY-based wearable device maker that provides safety wearables for industrial workers, has partnered with JLG Industries, to deploy its Reflex smart wearable at JLG facilities. In alignment with their people-first culture, JLG has deployed the KINETIC Reflex devices on the shop floor to provide team members with instant feedback on high-risk ergonomic postures. […]
Wearables to bring tourists back

Countries Deploying Wearable Technology To Bring Back Tourists

Tourism industry has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Lockdowns across the world forced many countries to shut their tourist spots and hotels. As countries across the world are reopening their economies, they’re also trying to bring back tourists. Many are turning to wearable tech to help achieve their goals. Read more How Companies […]
Wearables changing healthcare landscape

Innovative Wearables Helping To Change The Healthcare Landscape

In recent years, wearable devices have become a part of the healthcare industry. According to Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Inc. (HIMSS), wearable technologies can be innovative solutions for healthcare problems, enable the continuous monitoring of human physical activities and behaviors, as well as physiological and biochemical parameters during daily life. Read more The […]
Contactless payments amid COVID 19

Contactless Payment Systems On The Rise Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Across the globe, as people slowly emerge from their COVID-19 quarantines, and wonder what the future holds, contactless payments start to make a whole lot more sense. Contactless payment is a secure payment method that uses RFID technology or NFC (near-field communication). To use the system, a user taps their debit or credit card, smartcard, […]
Wearables helping people to get back to work

How Technology Is Helping Employers Reopen Their Businesses After COVID-19 Lockdown

As the world is trying to reopen after a lengthy lockdown due to COVID-19, tech companies are using gadgets and apps to make the process smooth. Temperature screening British telecommunications firm Vodafone is deploying heat detection cameras at entrance or reception area of workplaces. The cameras are made by surveillance tech maker Digital Barriers, reports […]