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Alan Kay said it best...

By Itmenon Towfeeq on September 1, 2020 in Workplace Wearables, IoT

It was Alan Kay who said, “people who are serious about software should build their own hardware”. This thought, echoed by Steve Jobs in one of his famous presentation’s, packs multiple layers underneath. Hardware is always a scary prospect for...

Wearable Tech from the Employee Point of View

By Sarah Essich on August 27, 2020 in Workplace Wearables, Modjoul SmartBelt, Workplace Safety

Whether you are on an assembly line, repairing aircraft, or even sitting behind a desk, employees within every organization want to do their very best to provide for their families with as little impediment to their workday as possible. The...

From Technology to Product

By Praveen Nedumpully Govindan, PhD on August 7, 2020 in Modjoul Dashboard, Workplace Wearables, Workplace Safety, IoT, Injury Reporting, Big Data, Contact Tracing

As a young and thriving company, Modjoul’s bread and butter is selling technology, be it wearable safety products or app-based screening and contact tracing products. This leads me into thinking what transforms a technology into a good product...

A Brief History of Wearable Technology

By Nicklas Thilen on August 5, 2020 in Workplace Wearables, IoT

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Functionality vs. Size of Wearables

By Itmenon Towfeeq on July 31, 2020 in Workplace Wearables, Modjoul SmartBelt, IoT

Options for Power Optimization One of the big debates that makers of smart wearables engage in frequently is on the size versus functionality issue. There is an ongoing trend wherein a reduced size and extended battery life seem to be the norm,...

Ready, Set, Go: The Wearable Era

By Chad Leonard on July 17, 2020 in Workplace Wearables, Modjoul SmartBelt, Workplace Safety, COVID-19, Contact Tracing

As businesses that were closed for some time plan to return to work, they are faced with the challenge of determining how best to create a safe work environment for employees. In order to enforce social distancing requirements and ensure that...

In the Workplace: Social Distancing and Contact Tracing

By Sarah Essich on June 2, 2020 in Workplace Wearables, Workplace Safety, Screening, Return to Work, COVID-19, Mobile App, Social Distancing, Contact Tracing

If you had asked yourself or any of your coworkers several months ago about the concept of social distancing or contact tracing, my hunch is that not many of you would have a clear definition or further, the ability to clearly lay out a plan for...

Modjoul’s Workplace Wearable: SmartBelt 2.0

By Lucas Bradford on May 7, 2020 in Workplace Wearables, Modjoul SmartBelt, Workplace Safety, IoT, Injury Reporting, Safety Training

From its inception, Modjoul has been driven to meet the needs of our customers by helping them keep employees safe. Two years ago, we introduced the SmartBelt to curb workplace injuries (costing companies billions of dollars annually) through the...

How the Modjoul SmartBelt Works

By Michelle Hiscock on January 27, 2017 in Workplace Wearables, Modjoul SmartBelt

 

Workplace Wearable vs. Cell Phone: Why Modjoul Does It Better

By Michelle Hiscock on January 9, 2017 in Workplace Wearables, Modjoul SmartBelt

Workplace wearables are the future. In 2015, 2.3 million units were sold and it’s expected that number will increase to 66.4 million by 2021. One of the more common questions received when looking at wearables in the workplace is “Why not use a...