In industrial plants, “wearable tech” tends to take the form of personal protective equipment (PPE). Carefully designed, protective, and sophisticated in its own way, PPE is worn to minimize exposure to serious workplace hazards. But the consumer version of wearable tech is what has captured the imaginations of many, and it beginning to make its industrial debut.
Mass-market wearable tech encompasses bracelets, watches, glasses and other smart devices that sense what they are connected to or pointed at, and can connect to the Cloud to send or receive data. Fitness bands that measure your heart rate and Google Glass eyeglasses are two examples.Full Post