How to Avoid Pilot Purgatory When Deploying Enterprise AR/VR

by Pete Wassell | March 7, 2019 | AR / VR Wearables

Every day we see compelling examples of Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (AR), and how it can change our lives. Many of us have dipped our toe into the consumer side of AR by playing Pokemon Go or VR with Oculus Go, but most of us have not yet realized its full potential in

Connecting Your Workforce Securely: Highlights from EWTS

by Pete Wassell | October 25, 2018 | Speaking & Events Wearables

The Augmate team recently came back from EWTS (the Enterprise Wearable Technology Summit) and it was an incredible event for us. We have participated in this show since its inception, and the event gets bigger each year. It’s clear the market is maturing. The event is high quality: from the venue to the attendees to

Medical wearables

Market for Medical Diagnostic Wearables Set to Grow

by Pete Wassell | August 15, 2018 | Wearables

A recent study conducted by Global Diagnostic Wearable Medical Device Market has shown that the medical diagnostic devices are growing in market. A few of the world’s biggest countries, such as US and India, are becoming major players. Diagnostic wearables are medical devices which are used by healthcare professionals and consumers. They allow the use

Wearables in workplace

3 Ways Wearables Can Help the Workforce

by Pete Wassell | August 15, 2018 | Wearables

From smart watches to fitness bands, the popularity of wearable technology within the consumer market has been booming. These days, employers and manufacturers have begun to realize that the future for wearables is in the workplace. Here are some ways that wearables are evolving in enterprise.   Enhancing Speech & Hearing Voice-controlled wearables gives employees

Wearable safety

Wearables: The Answer to Manufacturing Safety

by Pete Wassell | August 15, 2018 | Wearables

Manufacturing is an industry plagued with the highest number of deaths due to major accidents and serious injuries. Data shows that 5,190 American workers were killed on the job in 2016 (3.6 per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers) — on average, more than 99 a week or more than 14 deaths every day. This worrying trend

Military wearables

Market for Military Wearables to Expand by 2024

by Pete Wassell | August 15, 2018 | Wearables

The demands for military wearables is rising, as the market for them is foresighted to expand hugely by 2024, and the sales for these new technologies are expected to increase 45% by 2022. Government defence agencies are constantly investing and producing relevant research in new ways to increase intelligence and convenience within military equipment. Currently

Manufacturing wearables

Wearable Tech to Drive Manufacturing Improvements

by Pete Wassell | August 15, 2018 | Wearables

The functionality of wearable technology has demonstrated that it is a perfect fit for the manufacturing sector’s everyday workflow, and the demand keeps rising. The partnership between manufacturing and wearables has provided endless improvements within the manufacturing industry. Below are a list of wearable applications in the sector that are changing the functionality of traditional

Pet Wearables

The Rise of Pet Wearables

by Pete Wassell | July 4, 2018 | Wearables

With wearable technology dominating the market, humans are not the only target market being catered for. Pet wearables are rising in popularity and the demand for more is increasing. Awareness for pet fitness, safety and overall health is growing with pet owners looking towards the rising expenditure in pet care – and in turn, driving

UV Wearables

4 Sun-Smart Wearables for the UV Conscious

by Pete Wassell | June 20, 2018 | Wearables

Sun-Smart technology can help you avoid skin damage by measuring the amount of sun exposure you’re getting, as well as alert you of when to apply sunscreen/block to avoid burning. Sunshine can be a great source of vitamin D, golden tans and several mood related benefits but it also comes with the dangers of ultraviolet

Wearable Health

How Wearable Technology Benefits Health

by Pete Wassell | June 18, 2018 | Wearables

Healthcare is currently being revolutionized by wearable technology, with research estimating that 40 percent of digital health systems migrate from trial runs to full scale programs. Health technology has grown from simple step counters to advanced heart rate monitors and sleep mentoring devices, with wearables dominating the fitness field and moving its way to healthcare.