Wearable innovation is coming to first responder technology

The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate  has announced the selection of 10 start-up companies to be part of EMERGE 2016: Wearable Technology, an accelerator program designed to bring start-ups, accelerators, and other strategic partners together in a common research and development effort. The program operates in conjunction in conjunction with TechNexus and its partner […]

Can safety wearables really stop crimes against women?

Personal safety wearables development and adoption is on the rise with a range of wearable safety devices on the market like Nimb, Revolar and Siren. Their common thread is that they aim to enable the user to get help in situations where their personal safety is at risk by sending an alert to pre-selected friends or family, typically a text message […]

How to make steelworking a less dangerous profession

In recent years IoT has played an important role in worker safety with wearable and embedded sensors making it possible for workers to be monitored within their surroundings to prevent injury from falls, toxic gas, and overexertion. Wearable technology can prevent a range of injuries in some of the most dangerous occupations. North Star Bluescope […]