The Latest in Safety Technology

Last updated on: 18 May, 2020
  • 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 ...