The Latest in Safety Technology

Last updated on: 03 August, 2020
  • Wearable contact-tracing devices surge during COVID-19 pandemic

    Wearable technology has been widely used to perform digital contact tracing during the COVID-19 pandemic. This rise in ...

  • 3 Ways AI is Shaping Water Use in the Mining Industry

    Over the last century, mining has developed considerably as an industry. We are no longer mining with manual labor ...

  • With artificial intelligence set to drive economic growth, researchers focus on AI for human health and safety

    At power plants, the job of climbing the ...

  • Blackline Safety and NevadaNano revolutionizing combustible gas detection with most significant innovation in 40+ years

    Blackline has partnered with NevadaNano ...

  • Wearable tech finds coronavirus risks in food and beverage manufacturing

    Luminous Group, developer of the Traxr software that helps F&B ...

  • Glencore executes Mount Isa remote inspections

    The University of Queensland has extended the use of its remote plant inspection technology to Glencore’s Mount Isa copper ...

  • Upscaling digital pilots in oil and gas

    he oil and gas sector has been applying cutting-edge technologies and digital solutions for years but failed to ...

  • BHP improvises with use of wearable tech during COVID-19

    BHP has used wearable technology to allow its Perth-based teams to assist ...

  • Warehouse safety: how can interactive warning vests help?

    Poor-visibility intersections, blind spots, narrow aisles – potential hazards are lurking around every warehouse corner ...

  • Realizing a Total Transformation

    Major energy provider and manufacturer Total adds spark to digital transformation with RealWear headset. When a complex piece of equipment starts exhibiting ...

  • UK manufactured human body temperature screening system

    Designed as an out-of-the box solution to assist facility managers in determining whether personnel should ...

  • Drones Survey Power Lines in High-Risk Fire Areas

    If you combine the states of New York, Delaware and Rhode Island, then you would have an area roughly the ...

  • Skygauge Inspection Drones Aim to Make Industrial Sites Safer

    COVID-19 has forced companies to adapt to a new reality as businesses reopen. This change has been the most ...

  • AI set to deliver safer offshore work environments

    A new artificial intelligence that is set to boost safety standards in the offshore energy industry is in development ...

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) Upsurges Workplace Safety and Productivity Capabilities

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) witnessed wide growth in the past few years and ...

  • Atollogy’s computer vision greatly simplifies the use of big data for companies big and small

    The growth in the creation and use of big data is increasing exponentially ...

  • Location data does more than keep miners safe - it can improve performance too

    The mining industry is implementing location technologies like smart sensors ...

  • Using drones in industrial inspections will prevent deadly workplace accidents

    Every day, industrial workers risk their lives inspecting hazardous spaces such ...

  • Tech Startups Leading New Wave of Industrial Safety

    Worn over the ear, the Bodytrak monitors key vital signs including core body temperature, heart rate, VO2 and motion ...

  • Innovations for workplace safety

    Focal Point Technology partners release innovative products to help improve the safety of the workplace environment. The Viralert ...

  • How to Perform Asset and Equipment Inspections with DroneDeploy

    On the traditional job site, performing asset and equipment inspections is ...

  • Return to work health and safety solution from the edge

    Enterprise-wide solution that automates monitoring through video and other sensors is designed to improve workplace safety ...

  • How Drones Are Helping the Energy Sector Amid Restrictions

    The energy and utilities industry is used to facing roadblocks. Weather, debris and other circumstances often have to be ...

  • How BLP's industrial AI adapted to get workers back to factories in India

    The company is using artificial intelligence sensors and computer vision to track those returning to their jobs ...

  • This is how AI is preventing accidents at workplaces

    AI is becoming increasingly more effective at detecting dangers in the workplace and reducing the rate of accident in such forums ...

  • AI Transforming The Construction Industry

    Construction is one of the oldest professions as people have been building shelters and structures for millennia. However ...

  • AI And Digital Workspaces To Empower Remote Workers In A Post-Covid Era

    There’s enough evidence out there to suggest that work from home is here to stay. Collaboration tools like Zoom ...

  • How IoT and AI can enable companies to restart their business during Covid-19

    After months of extreme uncertainty, pause of economies and isolation in our homes, finally economies slowly ...

  • Wearable Technology Is The Future Of Workplace Safety

    Watches, bracelets, and necklaces are no longer just accessories, but rather gadgets that can serve as lifelines during ...

  • 5 Ways AI Increases Workplace Safety and Productivity

    It’s official – artificial intelligence (AI) has entered our personal lives. Whether it is the virtual assistant on your smartphone ...

  • Workplace Safety Technology in the Time of COVID-19

    The recent celebration of World Day for Safety and Health at Work fell right in the middle of the Covid-19 crisis this year, which ...

  • Staying Connected with Virtual Tools on the Manufacturing Floor

    While the entire world is managing the uncertainty of COVID-19 and dealing with the impact, manufacturers are feeling the ...

  • ProGlove, StayLinked Team Up to Help Improve Mobility and Process Automation For Logistics and Supply Chain Firms

    ProGlove, a leading industrial wearables maker, and StayLinked, the developer of ...

  • Covid-19: Highways England adapts existing tech to aid social distancing for road workers

    The system works via devices tied around workers’ waists which sets off a buzzer in their safety helmets ...

  • Social Distancing, Efficiency and Security: How IoT Tools Can Help

    As manufacturers reopen their plants and bring furloughed employees back to work, they face two major challenges. Safety and public ...

  • Digital transformation meets the latest in combustible gas detection

    The risk of gas leaks has been a common concern for decades in many industries, including oil and gas, petrochemical, utilities, mining ...

  • The rise of safety innovations

    Worksites are inherently hazardous environments; while many safety protocols exist, there is always room for improvement. The various heavy machinery ...

  • Blackline Safety, NevadaNano partner for combustible gas detection innovation

    Blackline adds cutting-edge MPSTM Flammable Gas Sensor technology ...

  • Using Safety Technology to Measure Physical Distance

    Siemens has developed a unique workplace distancing solution that helps manufacturers to simulate and manage employee ...

  • Digital twins are propelling the oil and gas industry into the future of asset optimisation

    Digital twins are providing unprecedented insight into oil and gas operations ...

  • Drones part of mines growing use of technology

    Technology is ever evolving and playing a growing role in the operations of businesses and industries, and it’s no different at Westmoreland ...

  • PUT A SPOTLIGHT ON SAFETY VIOLATIONS WITH COMPUTER VISION

    Atollogy’s proprietary computer vision algorithms have been helping yard operations for over two years. Initially, clients ...

  • Top Workplace Safety Wearables Startups

    Business models evolve with time, sometimes due to changes in the market and sometimes due to advent of technology, resulting in ...

  • How wearables can ensure employee safety and wellbeing

    An estimated 374 million non-fatal injuries and more than 2.78 million deaths occur at work each year, according to the International ...

  • Brownfield Preparation

    If you are looking to automate a brownfield location, it's important to not expect a 'plug and play' fix. Linde material handling experts tell Paul Hamblin why the ...

  • Wearable PPE Tech: The Future of Workplace Safety

    Most safety products are designed to protect you when accidents happen or help you respond to the aftermath, but what ...

  • Drone Applications in the Mining Industry

    Timeless and increasing global populations, there has been a higher demand for building materials. Capturing the ...

  • Big Data Analytics: Learning From Oil And Gas Majors

    Oil and gas companies face many challenges: lack of operational processes visibility, predictive maintenance and ...

  • SMART WATCHES AND OTHER WEARABLES: TOTAL SURVEILLANCE OR ADDED SAFETY?

    Smart watches don’t just tell the time, they provide, as the name suggests, a variety of intelligent features. This ...

  • Guardhat Lauded by Frost & Sullivan for Setting the Industry Benchmark in Worforce Connected Safety

    Guardhat combines intelligent proprietary software with modern wearable technology to provide frontline industrial ...

  • How the power of big data can help predict and prevent the ‘scourge’ of oil pipeline corrosion

    According to estimates made by the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE), pipeline corrosion costs ...

  • Predicting Analytics: New Hope for Preventing Failure in Times of Coronavirus

    Non-linear and unpredictable; the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has ferociously hit the oil and gas markets leaving a rippling effect ...

  • New report forecasts safetytech market could exceed $850bn by 2023

    Safetytech - the collective term for technology, products and services that are ...

  • Technology assisting workplaces to prevent injuries

    Serious workplace injuries and illnesses cost the Australian economy an estimated $61.8 billion per year. The average cost of ...

  • Wearable technology in the time of COVID-19

    Businesses all over the globe are facing the ever-increasing challenge of keeping their employees safe and complying with ...

  • Five Digital Transformation Failures and How to Avoid Them

    Technology innovations for products and services are advancing rapidly. But manufacturers increasingly find ...

  • It's Time to Get Real

    RealWear, a maker of hands-free, head-mounted wearable computers, provides an assisted reality device designed for use in industrial ...

  • New auto-social-distancing wearable technology for road workers

    Highway construction work is continuing around the world amid social distancing directives. But following such directives ...

  • Coronavirus: Industrial IoT in challenging times

    Industrial companies expected 2020 to bring economic pressure from ongoing trade disputes, the aftermath of Brexit ...

  • BIND 4.0 Startups Help the Fight Against COVID-19

    Startups participating in this year’s program along with BIND 4.0 alumni, with the flexibility, innovation and agility that characterizes ...

  • As workplaces slowly reopen, tech companies smell a new multibillion-dollar opportunity

    Technology companies ranging from major professional services ...

  • Applying predictive analytics in construction

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caught nearly everyone off guard, and as a result, we’re all living in a different world now. Working ...

  • Rombit’s Romware Covid Radius

    In April Technology company Rombit launched a digital bracelet to prevent coronavirus infections on the workfloor. The solution allows ...

  • Digital strategy in a time of crisis

    If the pace of the pre-coronavirus world was already fast, the luxury of time now seems to have disappeared completely. Businesses ...

  • Back to Work: Wearables Track Social Distancing and Sick Employees in the Workplace

    As shuttered businesses make plans to resume on-site operations, many plan to outfit their employees with new ...

  • A.I. AND COMPUTER VISION CAN HELP TO REMOTELY MONITOR OPERATIONS

    The Coronavirus has made major production disruptions in China with over 80,000 reported cases and 3000 deaths. But factories are ...

  • Automation key to post-pandemic production

    Cairn has been keeping up production solely due to its investment in automation and digitization over the past ...

  • Coronavirus: Industrial IoT in challenging times

    Industrial companies expected 2020 to bring economic pressure from ongoing trade disputes, the aftermath of Brexit ...

  • Oil Digitalization Could Support Startups Despite Covid-19

    Oil sector digitalization is set to continue even as oil prices fall, according to BloombergNEF. Technology to manage remote operations ...

  • How AI can help the post-corona recovery

    With the global economy looking set for a period of negative growth following the Covid-19 outbreak, artificial intelligence ...

  • Supply chains have been upended. Here’s how to make them more resilient

    In the wake of supply chain disruptions due to coronavirus, several experts have reiterated the need to obtain more visibility across ...

  • What Is The Future For Industry In The Post COVID-19 Paradigm?

    The global supply chain is experiencing a level of disruption that has never been seen before. Some manufacturers have ceased production completely, some have ...

  • How can technology get us back to work safely?

    This year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work will mean a lot more to most of us than it would have last year ...

  • Is digitalisation the key to the future of Oil & Gas?

    The last couple of months have shown many of us the benefits of digitalisation. Across a vast range of industries, workers around ...

  • COVID-19 and Future Supply Chain Planning

    The COVID-19 contagion has caused a major slide in manufacturing and disrupted the supply chain for many companies across the globe. While ...

  • The Rise of the AI-Powered Company in the Postcrisis World

    For some companies, global shocks have historically brought moments of truth. They can rapidly alter the business landscape and ...

  • Dock workers in Belgium are wearing monitoring bracelets that enforce social distancing — here's how they work

    Quarantine and social distancing are going high-tech as countries and ...

  • Connected Worker Solution Enabling Business Continuity

    Wood is adopting the Honeywell Forge Workforce Productivity connected worker solution to help improve decision-making, boost productivity ...

  • How Technology & Data are Being Used to Help Companies Return to Work

    COVID-19 shows us how quickly the world can change in its highly interconnected ...

  • Technology, Properly Applied, Keeps Workers Safe During COVID-19

    For the past few weeks, I have been speaking daily with global industrial CEOs whose business operations ...

  • New Technology Could Help Fatigued Offshore Workers Avoid Accidents

    Fatigue is something most individuals deal with daily, with work culture, stress and ...

  • Tech 101: Construction drones

    Drones provide construction teams with an overhead view of jobsites, materials, machinery and people. Contractors are using the autonomous ...

  • Exploring the potential of robotics in the oil and gas industry

    Cognite, a global industrial AI software-as-a-service (SaaS) company and Aker BP will do several tests using robots and drones ...

  • Rise of the Robots

    The Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Data Visualization, Cloud and Edge Computing are all technologies which are transforming the industrial environment. The ability to ...

  • The impact of Covid-19 on the Internet of Things – now and beyond the Great Lockdown

    Covid-19 is having an unprecedented impact on our society and our economy. There are also strong indications that many ...

  • How Big Data And AI Are Turning The Food And Beverage Industry On Its Head

    Digital disruption is affecting nearly every industry, from financial services to healthcare — and the food and beverage sector ...

  • How artificial intelligence will change the construction sector

    In 2016, to the shock of many, the Alpha Go computer program, developed by Google Deep Mind, managed to beat professional Go player Lee Sedol. Experts believed...

  • Wearable tech in mining: Key trends revealed

    Minimising workplace injuries is one of the most important aspects of wearable tech. In mines, a worker can be exposed to ...

  • COVID-19 crisis to spark wave of VR, AR innovation

    The COVID-19 pandemic could prompt a wave of innovation in virtual and augmented reality applications as the world is forced to adjust to new ways of working during the ...

  • Estimote launches wearables for workplace-level contact tracing for COVID-19

    Bluetooth location beacon startup Estimote has adapted its technological expertise to develop a new product designed ...

  • COVID-19 crisis brings new visibility to IoT and building air quality

    One of the responses to the COVID-19 crisis has been an earnest effort at social distancing that has many employees now working from ...

  • IoT Adoption: Before and After COVID-19

    New survey data from the Eclipse Foundation on Internet of Things technology adoption provides an interesting pre-pandemic outlook on the digital transformation of ...

  • How to Apply IoT in the Oil and Gas Industry

    The Internet of Things has found its way into various industries: automotive, agriculture, green energy. One of the areas that IoT is about to conquer ...

  • Wearable technology’s potential in food production is increasing

    Food safety and hygiene concerns regarding the use of wearable gadgets (‘wearables’) in production environments are slowly diminishing, clearing ...

  • Fighting warehouse worker fatigue with wearables

    The 2005 Texas City BP oil refinery explosion, the 2009 Colgan Air Crash, the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger and the nuclear accidents at ...

  • The Future of Drones in the Electric Power Industry

    Across the United States, the electric industry’s interest in drone technology is growing at a rapid pace. Utilities have wasted no time jumping on board ...

  • Three technology strategies airlines can adopt to emerge stronger from the COVID-19 downturn

    With the world going into lockdown, the COVID-19 pandemic is bringing all travel to a grinding halt. With several nations ...

  • The future is not what it used to be: Thoughts on the shape of the next normal

    The coronavirus crisis is a world-changing event. Here are seven elements for business leaders to consider as ...

  • How technology can support risk mitigation in essential jobs: Some concrete examples

    The unprecedented pace of change, particularly related to the risk profile of certain activities, have changed almost ...

  • Electrical worker safety startup launches a COVID-19 workplace distance and contact tracker

    A startup that created a dedicated gadget to help ensure the safety of electrical industry workers ...