Wearable device enables easier social distancing

6th May 2021
Posted By : Mick Elliott
Wearable device enables easier social distancing

A new wearable device that makes social distancing in workplaces easier is available from distributor RS Components.

EGOpro Social Distancing from AME (Advanced Microwave Engineering) leverages innovative active safety technology to keep businesses up and running and COVID-19 secure.

Maintaining social distancing is key to limiting the spread of coronavirus but it can be a real challenge in busy workplaces such as manufacturing facilities, warehouses, and construction sites.

EGOpro is a wearable, RFID active tag that automatically alerts workers who are inadvertently getting too close to each other.

Flashing LED lights combined with vibration ensure that the wearer is notified immediately, whether they are in a noisy environment or focusing on the task at hand.

Safe distance thresholds can be adjusted in line with the latest COVID-19 social distancing guidelines.

Alerts can also be transmitted, wirelessly, to any mobile device in the facility, or remotely via the cloud.

Health and safety managers can monitor workers in real time through computer software and analyse historic data with information such as near misses.

With this critical data to hand, workplaces can be redesigned to facilitate social distancing.

A low-profile device with a lightweight form factor, EGOpro is nonintrusive and easy to wear around the neck, fostering uptake among workers. It is powered by a rechargeable battery that can run for 12 hours on a single charge.

AME’s EGOpro social distancing wearable device is shipping now from RS in the EMEA region.


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