The target audience of wearable tech has always been the everyday consumer. However, wearables can benefit businesses too, especially in sectors where workers need to be hands-free. From construction and manufacturing to dining services, wearables can elevate several industries in the near future by utilizing push notification on wearable tech.
Construction & Manufacturing
Construction and manufacturing require serious handiwork. On the job, workers in this industry can’t waste their valuable time worrying about picking up a phone to call a client or checking in on the progress of a current project. They need wearable, hands-free items that provide them with necessary updates. Wearable tech could alert construction workers when a new load comes in or if severe weather is approaching. Manufacturers would benefit from alerts about a faulty machine or stalled assembly line. As professionals in these industries are constantly on the clock and trying to meet tight deadlines, saving even a few minutes a day could have major implications.
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