Business Insurance‘s Rob Lenihan discusses the potential impacts – and concerns – accompanying the surge in wearable technology in the workforce. According to research and advisory firm Gartner Inc., 310.4 million wearable devices will be sold worldwide in 2017, up 16.7% from 2016, and that sales of wearable devices will generate revenue of $30.5 billion in 2017. CEO Chad Hollingsworth shares Triax’s approach to wearable safety and risk management technology below:
“The way we approach wearables is we want them to work well and protect workers when they’re on the job site, which is the most dangerous part,” he said. “But when they leave, I don’t need to know what they’re doing or where they’re going or how they’re going about their day.”
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