1 Kenneth Viegas Folder #542 Cell# 647-921-0561 October 03, 2019 Wearable Computers 1. Wearables have the potential to change the way organizations and workers conduct business. Discuss the implications of this statement. Wearable electronics help organizations improve their employees work efficiency and the business’s overall output. There are many use cases for wearable technology such as warehouse management, healthcare, and entertainment. Within the distribution business, managing a warehouse and the overall supply chain is crucial to operating efficiently. Equipping staff with smart glasses has revolutionized the way they navigate through large distribution centres. With smart glass technology, the assigned individual can be directed to the exact spot an item is being shelved and update the inventory status on the spot. The data from all the smart glasses within the facility can be consolidated to better understand what items are frequently bought together and the path a worker might take to collect these items. Constant analysis of these metrics will allow management to provide suggestions and make changes on how to operate within the facility to increase efficiency. The benefits of wearable technology also apply to healthcare and
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