When wearable technology surfaced, it changed the way we did our jobs forever. Of course, what we see today (or better said, wear) is just the beginning. Technology in workplaces, particularly the wearable kind, will eventually replace many other robust products, like laptops and computers.
We will come to work on projected screens with enhanced reality, and most of what we need to do our jobs will be reduced to the tiny watches on our wrists. And don’t worry, there won’t be any informational apocalypse going on. In fact, let’s see some of the advantages of using wearables in the office.
Answering calls all day, opening emails and writing replies or responding to text messages are all counter-productive chores. And this is precisely where one of the greatest perks of wearable technology can come in handy. Two words:
Working at the office is undoubtedly the main cause of a sedentary lifestyle, especially when you go home and you just crash on the sofa. Luckily, you could change all that with some wearable tech products.
A fitness tracker should always be a part of your outfit, especially when you sit in your chair all day long. Such a device will notify you when you’ve been sitting for too long. Basically, it will go off to let you know it’s time for you to get moving for a while.
Some companies actually provide trackers to their employees, so they stay healthy and alert. In a few years, this type of wearable tech could become compulsory. Nothing wrong with that.
Clik, manufactured by Mymanu, for instance, is a small earbud that will translate up to 37 languages in real time. Can you imagine the implications of this groundbreaking device that fits on the tip of your finger?
Unfortunately, smart suits are available only in Korea at the moment, but they’ll definitely take the world by storm in the years to come. The NFC Smart Suit, created by Samsung, will be connected to your phone and will serve as an interactive interface.
You might have heard of the Vuzix glasses. It’s just that they’re not really glasses, but a quite powerful computer with full HDMI. These glasses will offer unparalleled access to company data, as they’re equipped with an Intel Atom processor.
Think about it – twenty years ago, an Intel Atom processor on a computer was a surreal thing. Now, you will have it on a pair of glasses.
Vigo is a hands-free Bluetooth set that will help those who drive at their jobs to stay focused on the road. It tracks the movements of your eyes and your head. Whenever you feel tired or sleepy, it will vibrate.
Wearables for the workplace have high chances of becoming the biggest thing of the 21st century. Soon enough, our offices will look a lot different. Clutter will disappear, and so will our stress.
We hope you’ve enjoyed this article and that you’re prepared for the future. Because guess what – it doesn’t care whether or not you’re ready for it, it’s going to come nonetheless, and your life will be changed to 360o.
Consider purchasing one of these devices to make your life at the office a lot easier and healthier!